Weekly Practices

Dare2tri offers FREE practice opportunities to all athletes throughout the year on a weekly basis.

Dare2tri Outdoor Practice (Starting MAY 22!)


Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6pm

Thursday, June 28, July 26, Aug 23 extended until 7:30pm

600 W. Wilson Ave, Wilson Parking Lot East of Lakeshore Dr

In the spring and summer months, Dare2tri hosts weekly outdoor practices with a focus on cycling and running/wheelchair pushing.  Dare2tri coaches and volunteers are on hand to instruct, assist with equipment fitting and adjustments, transfers and lead practices for athletes.  Sighted guides, tandem pilots, and other volunteers are also able to assist athletes and train with them as needed.  Dare2tri provides a variety of adaptive equipment on site for athletes to try and use during practice times. 

Please note: There will be no practice on May 15, May 17, May 31, June 7, July 3, July 5.



Open water swim practice (Starting in june!)

June 19 (weather permitting)-September

Tuesdays 6-7:30pm

Ohio Street Beach

Join Dare2tri on Tuesday evenings at Ohio Street Beach for practice swimming in the open water!  Dare2tri staff and coaches are on hand to assist athletes with transfers, watch gear, and provide swim instruction to all who attend. 


Track ruNNING clinics (Outdoors)

Thursday June 28, July 26, Aug 23, 6-7:30pm

Montrose Lakefront Track, 4546 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago IL 60640

Open to ambulatory and wheelchair athletes. Volunteers will be available to assist participants. 


ambulatory run clinics (INDOORS)

(not currently in session)

 Once a Month, 10:00am-11:15am

2018 dates: January 6th, February 3rd, April 28th

University of Illinois at Chicago - Student Recreation Center at the indoor track: 737 S. Halsted St. in Chicago

Limited spots available, Athletes and Volunteers can register below.

These ambulatory run clinics will focus on running technique and mobility.  Coaches will lead participants through running drills and interval workouts during this 1.5 hour session.  


Indoor Racing Chair Roller practice

(not currently in session)

January - May

Mondays starting at 7:15pm

Jesse White Community Center: 412 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL

*Last indoor roller practice, May 7*

Join us for indoor racing chair practice, on rollers. We have a limited number of rollers and equipment, so if you plan to attend please email Dan Tun.


Indoor Gym & Swim Practice 

(not currently in session)

January - May

Tuesdays, Gym/Fitness 6:00-7:00pm, Swim 7:00-8:00pm

Fosco Park: 1312 S. Racine, Chicago, IL

*Last indoor practice will be Tuesday, May 8* 

During the Spring, Fall, and Winter, Dare2tri hosts a weekly, indoor gym & swim practice. The first hour consists of a circuit training session, which incorporates cardiovascular activity, weights, strength training, and flexibility.  For the second hour, athletes head to the pool, where there are opportunities for both new and experienced swimmers to get instruction on technique and be lead through a coached workout.


additional swim practice

(not currently in session)

January - May

Thursdays from 6:30pm - 7:30 pm

Ellis Park Pool: 3520 S. Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL

*Last indoor additional swim will be Thursday, May 10*

In the pool, both new and experienced athletes have opportunities to get instruction on technique and be lead through a coached swim workout.

2018 Dare2tri supported race & camp/clinic schedule

Dare2tri supports several races throughout the season. A club supported race means that Dare2tri will provide transportation (if needed), provide equipment, coordinate volunteers/guides/handlers for athletes, and have on-site coaching. If you plan to race in any of the below events, please contact Dan Tun.


February 10: Play for All @ Chicago Children's Museum in Chicago, IL

February 23-25: Elite & Development Team Camp* @ FFC Union Station in Chicago, IL

March 3: Multisport Clinic @ Highland Park, IL

April 22: Carmel Sprint Triathlon @ Carmel, IN

April 29: Start the Season @ On Tour Brewing in Chicago, IL

June 1-3: Injured Military Camp @ Hammond, IN

June 3: Leon's Triathlon @ Hammond, IN

June 8-10: Paratriathlon Training Camp @ Pleasant Prairie, WI

June 24: Pleasant Prairie Triathlon @ Pleasant Prairie, WI

July 17-18: Kids Paratriathlon Training Camp @ 63rd Street Beach in Chicago, IL

July 22: Wauconda Triathlon @ Wauconda, IL

August 25-26: Chicago Triathlon @ Chicago, IL

September 28: Evening2Inspire @ Chicago, IL


*Invite/qualification standards required.