Weekly Club Training schedule [updated Feb 2019]

Subsidized Swimming & Spin sessions in Leisureworld are booked via registration links posted on this website & social media. Currently the Tuesday evening & Thursday morning 10 week block sessions are fully booked. There is still space in the Thursday evening swim sessions.

Club Training Schedule (off season)

DayTypeTimeLocation/Start pointComment
MondaySwim7:30pm-8:30pmBrookfield Leisure centreCoached swim session with Gary Mason (advanced)
TuesdaySwim6:45am-7:45amBrookfield Leisure centreCoached swim session with Gary Mason (intermediate)
Spin session7:00pmLeisureworld BishopstownStages powermeter bike spin session
Swim8:45pm-9:45pmLeisureworld BishopstownCoached swim session with Brian Clifford, beginner lanes with Adrian Quinn
WednesdayRun6:30pmTwo meeting points. Leaves sharp, be ready to run.

Club interval run. Sessions posted in advance on club pages. EZ 3.5km warm up if leaving from first meetup.
6:30pm @ Car Park city end of Straight Road
6:50pm @ Cork Biz & Tech Park
ThursdaySwim6:45am-7:45amBrookfield Leisure centreCoached swim session with Gary Mason (intermediate)
Swim7:00am-8:00amLeisureworld ChurchfieldCoached swim session with Brendan O' Neill
Spin sessions6:00pm & 7:00pmLeisureworld BishopstownStages powermeter bike spin session
Swim8:45pm-9:45pmLeisureworld BishopstownCoached swim session with Bjorn Ludick (All levels)
Friday
SaturdayParkRun9:30amBallincolling & Glen River5k run (add on for a longer run, endurance effort)
SundayBike9:00am-1:00pmCity HallEndurance group ride. Different distance & paced groups catered for. Check with ride leader in advance.

Club Training Schedule (Race Season)

DayTypeTimeLocation/Start pointComment
MondaySwim7:30pmBrookfield Leisure centreCoached swim session with Gary Mason (advanced)
TuesdaySwim6:45amBrookfield Leisure centreCoached swim session with Gary Mason (intermediate)
Summer TT7pmCobh Cross, Carrigtwohill14km timed cycle (out & back)
WednesdayRun7pmSonia O'Sullivan track (Mardyke)Club interval run - Warmup from 6:45
ThursdaySwim6:45amBrookfield Leisure centreCoached swim session with Gary Mason (intermediate)
Aquathon7:30pmDock Beach, Kinsale600m swim & 4k run
Friday
SaturdayRace DayTriathlon races tend to be on Saturdays
SundayBike9:00am-1:00pmCity HallEndurance group ride

The Summer TT runs from May until August.

Brookfield sessions are booked directly with Gary Mason These sessions continue throughout the year, with a break in September

The Summer Wednesday run at Sonia O’Sullivan track behind the Mardyke arena at 7pm from April until October.

The Spin & pool swim sessions run from October until May.

The Aquathon series is every second Thursday from June to August.

Unofficial Club Training

There are a number of unofficial training groups within the club who hold sessions on a regular basis.  People are welcome to enquire about and join in, where appropriate, with these sessions.  The club will take no responsibility for any of these sessions.

Mardyke swim group – Mon, Wed and Friday morning @ 7.00am in the Mardyke Arena.  2 fast lanes, one slower lane that will be implementing sessions from the club training programme.  No coach, self regulated

Open Water swims – There is an enthusiastic bunch of open water swimmers within the club who organise regular swims often followed by tea and biscuits.  Details on whatsapp can be found here.