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Youth and Junior events are designed to offer those aged as young as 3 years of age up to 19 years of age an opportunity to participate in Triathlon. The emphasis is on fun and safety. Race distances offer a challenge, yet are short enough to be completed. All participants of a Triathlon Ontario sanctioned event must be members of Triathlon Ontario or purchase a One Day Membership. The breakdown of membership prices and the various benefits of membership can be found here.
Youth membership is for those aged 15 and under as of December 31st in the current year and Junior membership is for those aged 16-19 as of December 31st in the current year. Kids of Steel (KOS) Races KOS is a trademarked program owned by Triathlon Canada and is coordinated by Triathlon Ontario.
The following is the maximum distances/time allowances per age group as per KOS guidelines