Wednesday October 2021 from 5:30pm at the BARC, Bairnsdale

The Bairnsdale Mini Triathlon series runs from October until March each Wednesday evening at the Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre. It's a great way for both kids and adults to get started in triathlon in a fun friendly environment and develop skill and fitness over the series.

How does it work?

Mini Tri's are for everyone regardless of age and experience. It is a perfect way to learn about the sport and receive free coaching in a fun and friendly environment.

Mini Tri’s are not a race as such but there is a competitive challenge attached which is all about personal development and improvement. You race your own best time.  Your first race establishes a Personal Best(PB). Points are awarded after each race based on your performance against this time. Find out more about the Mini Triathlon Points system here.

Come join us for a bit of fun, it's as serious as you want to make it. There are plenty of members to help you out and give you tips, so don't be shy. 


Mini Triathlon Information

Date: Wednesdays from October 2021. After a Xmas/NY break Mini Tris resume from early January to March.

Time: registration opens at 5:30pm; Kids events start at 6pm; Senior waves start at 6.15pm

Venue: Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre (BARC) on McKean Street, BAIRNSDALE.

Registration: We are running a COVID safe event, so you must provide your contact details and confirm your COVID status prior to attending your first Mini Tri for the season.  This only needs to be done once. 



Costs: $0 to $5 for kids courses ; $0 to $14 for senior course. Depends on whether you are an RTC/TA member or pool member. More info... Mini Tri entry fee

Course Information:  Kids Mini TriathlonSenior Mini Triathlon - see below

Contact: Bairnsdale Mini Tri  co-ordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Getting started: If you are new to triathlon have a look at the Event Checklist & Tips so you know what to bring.

COVID Safe Event Checklist 


Kids Mini Triathlon

We run Mini Tri’s for children from 5 years old. There are 3 distances to choose from but please take note of the minimum age requirements. Age is taken at 31 December 2021.  The swim is in the pool followed by an off road ride behind the BARC and a run on the wetlands path.  If you are turning 12 by 31st December 2021 you may like to take on the senior distance.

Please register by 5:45pm as there is a briefing before the first group starts at 6pm .


Kids Distance

Minimum Age Swim Cycle Run
 Micro 5 years 25m (1 lap) 1km  100m 
 Mid 7 years 75m (3 laps) 3km 500m
 Long 10 years 150m (6 laps)    5km 1km


Senior Mini Triathlon

The Senior Mini Tri is for anyone from 12 years of age. It features a 200m swim, 9km ride and 2km run.

The swim is 8 laps of the pool, followed by a 3 lap ride out on the open road, then a 2 lap run around the wetlands.

Please register by 6pm as there is a briefing before the first wave starts at 6.15pm .

 mini tri course