WHY JOIN GALWAY TRIATHLON CLUB?

 

Joining Galway Triathlon Club - #teamgtc- comes with unlimited benefits some of which are listed below

 

  • You are joining one of Ireland’s largest andmost active Triathlon Clubs in the Country

  • There are a great mix of athletes across all abilities and distances from novices who ahve never 'TRI'd to those who have completed numerous Ironman distance events and represented Ireland in their Age-Group at Worls Championship Level.

  • You are covered by insurance for all organised training events within the club.

  • You can attend all GTC coached training sessiona including: Pool and open water swimming lessons, triathlon specific spin and bike sessions aswell as dedicated run,  stngth &conditionsing, core and brick sessions organised for members

  • You get the support, guidance, encouragement and company of all the other members who will gladly impart their traithlon knowledge and insights

  • All our Coaches are a mimimum LEVEL 1  Triathlon Ireland qualified coaches, our Swim coaches are experienced Swim Ireland coaches

  • Most importantly, It's social, fun and a great way to get and stayt fit with like minded people whilst having lots of FUN!

 

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

 

The cost of annual membership for Galway Triathlon Club is €60.

Membership runs from January to December of each year.

This year we’ve made it easier to join, you now join up with Triathlon Ireland (TI) and GTC in one step on the Triathlon Ireland website www.triathlonireland.com

 

Even if you do not plan on doing any races you MUST join the club and have TI membership for insurance reasons to be covered at training sessions and to participate in TI sanctioned races and events .

 

 

WHAT TRIATHLON IRELAND MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE?

 

The cost of Triathlon Ireland membership depends on what type of membership you select, there are a number of options available:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race Licence: €65 / €75

Suitable for those who intend to race in 2019. You receive a level of personal accident cover, are insured for training with a club and to participate in as many Triathlon Ireland sanctioned events as you wish to enter, without paying a one day licence fee.
Also includes Licence Holder benefits such as a €20 voucher for Cycle Superstore.

 

Under 23 Race Licence: €40 / €44

Suitable for those who intend to race a number of times during the season and are under 23 years of age on the 31st of December in the competing year. You receive a level of personal accident cover, are insured for training with a club and to participate in Triathlon Ireland sanctioned events, without paying a one day licence fee.

Training Licence: €22 / €25

Suitable for those who are involved in training with a club but do not intend to race.

Joint TI Race Licence & SI Special Membership: €80 / €94

Triathlon Ireland Race Licence: Suitable for those who intend to race a number of times during the season. You receive a level of personal accident cover, are insured for training with a club and to participate in Triathlon Ireland sanctioned events, without paying a one-day licence fee.

Swim Ireland Special Membership allows triathletes compete in specific open water events without the necessity of becoming a Club Member of SI. A full list of these events is available by emailing membershipmanager@swimireland.ie

U23 Joint TI Race Licence & SI Special Membership: €45 / €50

Triathlon Ireland Race Licence: Suitable for those who intend to race a number of times during the season and are under 23 years of age on the 31st of December in the competing year. You receive a level of personal accident cover, are insured for training with a club and to participate in Triathlon Ireland sanctioned events, without paying a one day licence fee.
Swim Ireland Special Membership is for any individual wishing to compete in a sanctioned Swim Ireland event who is not a Club Member of SI. Special membership gives the individual an annual membership to participate in a variety of Swim Ireland races/gala and Swim Ireland Insurance when competing in Swim Ireland sanctioned events

Junior Race Licence (16-19yrs): €22 / €25

Suitable for those who intend to race a number of times during the season. You receive a level of personal accident cover, are insured for training with a club and to participate in Triathlon Ireland sanctioned events, without paying a one day  licence fee.

 

Youth Licence (15-17yrs): €11 / €15

Suitable for those who intend to race a number of times during the season. You receive a level of personal accident cover, are insured for training with a club and to participate in Triathlon Ireland sanctioned events, without paying a one daylicence fee.

 

Kid’s Tri Licence (0-14yrs): €8 €10

Suitable for those who intend to race a number of times during the season. You receive a level of personal accident cover, are insured for training with a club and to participate in Triathlon Ireland sanctioned events, without paying a one daylicence fee.

 

More details on TI ( Triathlon Ireland ) Membership is available on their website directly at Triathlon Ireland

 

 

 

I'M READY TO JOIN, WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?

 

NEW MEMBERS

 

To join Triathlon Ireland go to the Triathlon Ireland Membership Page and fill out the form as guided and directed. To join up with Galway Triathlon Club fill out the Club Membership section at the end of the Triathlon Ireland form.

 

  • For “Pay club membership” select Galway TC

  • For “Membership type” select Full Club Membership

 

Note! It says this step is optional, but the club’s method of payment this year is through TI, so you need to fill out this section and pay club membership online. To ensure you go on the 2020 GTC mailing list immediately please email your Triathlon Ireland confirmation to secretary@galwaytri.ie

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXISTING MEMBERS

 

Login to Triathlon Ireland with your existing account and click on RENEW at the end of the form in the club membership section:

 

  • Select “Galway TC“,

  • Select “Yes” to pay club membership,

  • Select “Full club membership“.

 

Note! It says this step is optional, but the club’s method of payment this year is through Triathlon Ireland, so you need to fill out this section and pay club membership online to ensure you go on the 2020 GTC mailing list immediately please email your TI confirmation to secretary@galwaytri.ie

 

 

STUDENT/ UNEMPLOYED MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS

 

Galway Triathlon Club offers a reduced membership rate of €30 to students and the unemployed . You can now purchase this reduced club membership online with Triathlon Ireland.

 

JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP

This is now available online to children of adult GTC members, please follow the same
process as above for new and existing members. Information on Junior training and
membership is available on the Junior pages of the website.

 

 

If you have any queries on any of the above please email us at

galwaytriclubsecretary@gmail.com