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Training 2013

We recommend consulting a qualified coach for a specific program tailored to your specific needs. These are local training opportunities offered by independent coaches and are not run bt the Cairns Croc’s Triathlon Club.

All juniors under 16yo must be accompanied by an adult/guardian.

Please see the table below for a summary of the training opportunities.

Day Time Activity Location
Monday 5:30 AM Bill Evans Swim Squad Tobruk Pool
  4:30 PM Emma’s Junior Run Clinic Esplanade
  5:30 PM Woree Swim Squad Woree Pool
  5:30  PM Tobruk Swim Squad: Laurie  Tobruk Pool 
Tuesday 6:00 AM Woree Swim Squad Woree Pool
  5:15 PM Run Session: Peter Marconi BarlowPark
Wednesday 5:30 AM Bill Evans Swim Squad Tobruk Pool
  4:30 PM Emma’s Junior run clinic Esplanade
  5:30 PM Woree Swim Squad Woree Pool
  5:30  PM Tobruk Swim Squad: Laurie  Tobruk Pool 
  5:30 PM Woree Swim Squad Woree Pool
 Thursday 4:00 PM  Junior Cycle Session: Peter Marconi Velodrome
  6:00 PM Senior Cycle Session: Peter Marconi Velodrome
Friday 5:30 AM Bill Evans Swim Squad Tobruk Pool
  6:00 AM Woree Swim Squad Woree Pool
Saturday 7:00 AM Brick session – Juniors: Peter Marconi Trinity Beach/Paradise Palms
  7:00 AM Brick session – Seniors: Peter Marconi Trinity Beach/Paradise Palms
  6:30  AM Brick session – Seniors : Bill Evans. Check times Tobruk Pool 

Barlow park senior run session – The Barlow park track session is targeted toward the senior runner (10 yr+) and will include tempo work for all abilities whatever your goal. Barlow Park is a 400m track and is located on the corner of Severin and Scott St. Cost is $4 track fee per session. This session is available for Cairns Crocs Members only.

Velodrome cycle session – The velodrome is located on Moody Street (near Raintrees shopping centre) and provides a unique opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to ride in a safe environment. The velodrome is a 400m bitumen track, allowing cyclists to train without vehicular traffic.  A wide range of skills can be practiced at the velodrome including fast transitions from bike to run.  Bring your race shoes or runners with elastic laces for these sessions.  Cost is $2 track fee per session + lighting fee ($3) if required. This session is available for Cairns Crocs Members only.

Cyclist Specific Spin Bike classes – Active Health Club, Edge Hill.  $9-00 for Spin and Gym.  Free 1st time trial  06:00-06:45 Friday mornings.  Working on cadence and top end speed.  Any queries contact Sue on 0407967975

Emma’s Junior Run Clinic – This 12 week program will be run by Emma Miller on the Cairns Esplanade, meet at the Volleyball courts. To include two sessions weekly especially targeting junior development in triathlon commencing on the 9th of July. Cost is $120 per child (24 sessions). Please contact Emma directly on 0408158427 or emma@fightingfitfnq.com.au

Bill Evans Swim Squad – A triathlete specific swim squad, Bill’s squad is suitable for all ages and abilities and is conducted at Tobruk pool. The squad runs from 5:45 until 7am. Cost is $15 per session or $160 per month (both payment options include pool entry).  Conact Bill on 0458122404. Fully qualified Masters Swimming coach.

Adult Swim Squads Tobruk Pool- Run by Laurie. 0900-1030 Monday, Wed and Fri mornings and Monday & Wed nights 5.30-7.00pm. $10-00, includes pool entry. Fully qualified Masters Swimming coach.

Woree Swim Squad – Swim coach Gregiore (Greg) runs the swim squad at the heated 50m heated pool at Woree. All sessions are for all ages and abilities and Greg is willing to adjust the squad to cater for triathletes. Cost is $12 per session (including pool entry).  Contact Woree Pool for more details.

Saturday Ocean Swim/bricks (Brick= multiple disciplines) – Run by Peter Marconi. This swim/bricks session to be held at Trinity Beach during the non-stinger season (during stinger season the session will move to Paradise Palms or other venue tba). This session will vary and usually include a swim/run with distances and speed to vary so that all ages and abilities may participate and is available to juniors and seniors. This session is Free of Charge. This session is available for Cairns Crocs Members only.

Group Ride – Feel free to organise your own group ride via our Facebook page.

Tablelands Training

Two swim squads in the Atherton Pool. Wednesday morning 6:30 to 7:30am (followed by coffee and breakfast) – Triathlon focus

Tuesday 4:30 to 5:30pm – stroke correction focus

Fully qualified Masters Swimming coach

Caters for all levels of swimming ability.

Cost – Pool Entry plus $2 to the Atherton Mountaineers Masters Swimming Club (approx $5).  Please note that these prices are due for review shortly. 

Swimmers need to be members of a Masters Swimming Club to participate within these squads.   A maximum of four sessions may be attended to try out the squads before it is necessary to become a member of Masters Swimming.  

As part of the Masters Swimming club there are also regular swimming adventures organised in lakes Eacham, Barrine and Tinaroo, as well as other swimming skills training days, and social gatherings at the pool. If anyone would like further information on the Atherton Mountaineers Masters Swimming squads please feel free to contact Kim on (07) 4091 3458 or drop him an email on kim.gayle1@bigpond.com.  Kim is a member of the Cairns Crocs.  Click Here for the Atherton Mountaineers website. 

There are two further adult training sessions run in the Atherton Pool by Swim Logic the local Pool Leasee.  The sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6pm-7pm.

Suitable for all swimming abilities.  They currently cost $7 per session with no requirement to join any clubs.  Swim Logic also run a very successful junior squad with training on most days of the week.  Membership to the Junior Swimming Club is required to swim in these sessions.  Swim Logic can be contacted at the Atherton pool on (07) 4091 1504 or visit their website for any further information about their sessions. 

Please contact the Club if you can assist with providing other training opportunities in this area.

Tully/Mission Beach Training – Please contact the Club if you can assist with providing training opportunities in this area.

Mossman/Port Douglas Training – Please contact the Club if you can assist with providing training opportunities in this area.