Clubs

We believe in supporting our local swim, run, bicycle, multisport, and triathlon clubs.  Clubs are the grassroots of multisport in Ontario, and the reason we have a race.

Stroke & Stride Club Partner program provides discounted race entries for members of our club partners. Clubs can also arrange for pre-race packet pick-up.

For club partners who don’t use CCN registration, check with your club executive for your club’s coupon code. For club partners who use CCN registration, simply register for any race – CCN will automatically track your memberships and apply your discounts.


Club Partners

Check the list below for our current club partners.




Crimps Cycling Club

We offer two group rides per week where cyclists from recreational to competitive racers ride together.

Our purpose is to connect the Guelph community of cyclists in a social yet competitive environment to strengthen the community and promote fitness. We also aim to support the aspirations of competitive cyclists and triathletes.

The Crimps Cycling Club is a not-for-profit organization. The club was founded in 2014 by a group of overly competitive friends.




DZ Multisport Triathlon ClubDiscomfort Zone Multisport

DZM is a fun group of triathletes who help each other.

We have members of every age and ability level and participate in a wide variety of multisport events, from open group rides to organized clinics, to race events like the DZ Random Relay.

DZ Multisport members receive a great package of benefits including discounts on DZ events, participation in interclub competitions and some nifty DZ swag.

Come out and join us!




Dynamic Coaching

Dynamic Coaching offers diverse training options for athletes looking to reach a new level of success. 

With custom training plans through TrainingPeaks, Dynamic Coaching offers competitive rates and works to fit your schedule and needs. This offers you an interactive way to track, log and successfully complete workouts. New for 2016-2017 now offering in person sessions in Guelph, ON with online training.

New for 2016-2017 Dynamic Coaching is now offering a Kids/Youth Development Triathlon Team. The Goal of the team is to help kids 12-19 reach success in youth and Jr Elite triathlon.

The team is based out of Guelph, ON. The team meets for 4 sessions a week along with a personalized training plan via Training peaks.

If you think your son or daughter is interested in making the step towards racing triathlon please contact us and let us help find a solution that will work.




Embrace Open Water Swimming

Embrace Open Water Swimming is a coaching company that works in a collaborative way with other multi-sport institutions, clubs and companies.

Together, we provide advice, information and guidance on recreational and competitive open water swimming and triathlon where athletes experience positive life changing adventures while working towards their athletic goals.





The Fighting Koalas Triathlon Club

The Fighting Koalas is a Triathlon Team based in Waterdown, Ontario. The team includes age group, junior, and KOS athletes, and is designed for all abilities.

The Fighting Koalas was created by Mat Reid in 2008. The team has since grown to include teams in Burlington, Edmonton, Milton, Niagara, and Kitchener-Waterloo.

The concept behind the Koalas is to give each athlete the tools and knowledge to achieve personal bests in the sport, while creating a social atmosphere for the athletes to build relationships with likeminded individuals around the community.




Guelph Marlins Aquatic Club

Competitive swimming is just another term for the sport of swimming.  Our programs focus on so much more than just competition.

We learn solid technical skills, training methods and terms, dedication, hard work and goal setting.  We develop a large fitness base including flexibility, strength, speed, aerobic conditioning and balance.

Swimmers reach high levels of achievement based on their determination, proficiency and longevity in the sport.  Our athletes develop self esteem and confidence as their level of performance increases.  Our coaches help the athletes on the path to their goals.

Learn-to-Swim swim school offers great introductory program

Contact [email protected] for more info.



Guelph Marlins Lifesaving Club

The Lifesaving Society is the Canadian governing body for competitive lifesaving, a sport recognized by the International Olympic Committee.

Competition provides high-profile opportunities to showcase Canada’s lifeguards, and to promote public awareness of Canada’s drowning and water-related injury prevention aims.

The Guelph Marlins Lifesaving Club offer skills training with specialized equipment necessary in dealing with pool and mock open-water emergencies.

Junior Lifeguard Games, designed for “serious fun,” capitulate a season of training.  Provincial/territorial and national championships are available to showcase the skills of our lifeguards and national lifesaving teams represent Canada in international competitions.

The Guelph Marlins competitive lifesaving program is offered during the spring and summer months.

If you are a junior, senior, or a master competitor who enjoys swimming, boarding, running on the beach, beach flags, etc then join us!





Guelph Triathlon ClubGuelph Triathlon Club








Guelph Triathlon ProjectGuelph Triathlon Project

A full-time squad-based program for developing and elite triathletes.


Guelph Triathlon Project Seminars

Craig Taylor, coach of the Guelph Triathlon Project, and his squad of elite triathletes will be leading a series of short, activity-focused sessions for kids, juniors, and age groupers at Stroke & Stride races!

These 20- minute sessions are taught by elite triathletes and focus on a specific skill at each race. Sessions are conducted at the race site and take place for each age group while the other age groups are racing. Sessions are a fun activity for kids and a great warm-up for juniors and age groupers.

Athletes will learn a particular skill and practice it with feedback from some of Canada’s top triathletes. The skills taught progress from one race to the next and are age-appropriate.

Series Opener, June 7: Starts (Where to start, dolphin dives, run-ins vs diving)
Summer, July 5: Sighting & Swimming Around Buoys
Gulliver’s Lake, August 2: Drafting (Plus more sighting)
Series Finale, September 6: Exits & Transitions

Sessions will take place concurrently with racing, so athletes should be sure to arrive in time to participate and be ready to race.

Age Group athletes (15 & up): 5:20pm
Juniors: (10-17): 5:50pm
Kids: (3-9): 6:40pm

Sessions are free and open to everyone, racing or not. Donations to GTP athlete development are appreciated.




Hamilton Hammerheads Triathlon Club

The Hamilton Hammerheads is a Triathlon Team based in Hamilton, Ontario. Geared towards people ages 9 and above, the Hammerheads is a team that welcomes all who are passionate about swimming, biking, running, or all three!

Founded in 1999 by Mat Reid, the Hamilton Hammerheads is a team that aspires to help young and old athletes reach their goals in Triathlon.

The team trains and grows alongside the Fighting Koalas Triathlon Team, based in Waterdown, ON. With multiple practices offered six days a week every week, the team works to the individual needs of the athlete’s schedule.





Iron Canucks

The Iron Canucks Triathlon Club is a Burlington Ontario, and surrounding area based team.

The Iron Canucks provide support and development to triathletes/duathletes of all levels from beginners to veteran Ironman finishers.

We have an average of 60 active members on this very enthusiastic team. We train and support one another throughout the year.

Our Coaches, Team Leaders and Race Captains organize training and social events to give athletes the opportunity to meet new friends and training partners in addition to providing sport specific support.

There are many organized events during the year and at many races you will see our Iron Canucks cheer squad supporting their fellow team mates. You cannot miss us on race day, equipped with bells and inspiring signs.  Iron Canucks are always having fun!

We are always pleased to welcome new members at any time – experience life-changing fun and friendship, and of course, as you will soon catch on, “socializing to follow.”




Lake Ontario Swim Team
(LOST Swimming) 

The Lake Ontario Swim Team, or LOST Swimming, was established in Oakville, in 2006 and has become one of the largest and best known open water swim teams in the world.

The “LOST Race” is also founding member of the Global Swim Series, which is the largest swim series in the world with over 100 open water races in 29 countries.

LOST is a friendly and inclusive group that swims in one of the best open water locations found anywhere.  LOSTies include several Olympians, countless Ironman and shorter distance triathletes, including several triathletes that have competed at the Ironman World Championships, numerous marathon swimmers, including swimmers who have swum Lake Ontario, the English Channel, Around Manhattan, lots of Masters swimmers… but equally important is that most LOSTies are simply regular people, from 16 to 82 years old, that love open water swimming and want to enjoy it with a bunch of other friendly and enthusiastic swimmers!




LPC Triathlon ClubLPC Triathlon Club

The LPC Triathlon Club is a Triathlon Ontario sanctioned club based in Guelph, and includes triathletes and runners of all ages and abilities from throughout Ontario and abroad.

Loaring Personal Coaching is the coaching provider for the LPC Triathlon Club and the LPC Hurdle Project Team. LPC Coaches passionately provide personalized online and in-person coaching services for triathletes and runners of all abilities.

The LPC Hurdle Project is a not-for-profit fundraiser and support program for elite athletes, future elites, and young professionals who dedicate themselves to their work/studies as well as their sport.

The primary objective of the Hurdle Project is to help support, develop and recognize these aspiring athletes by providing them with:
-fully personalized in-person and web-based coaching that is dedicated to harvesting each athlete’s potential.
-discounted and free-of-charge services, product, and equipment.
-healthy and encouraging team culture where individual and team successes are celebrated by all.




Tornado Triathlon ClubTornado Triathlon Club

A full service triathlon club located in Milton, that provides expert training in swim/bike/run disciplines, health/nutrition, High Performance program, race support for adults and youth age 7+.

The club was formed in 2013 with the focus of creating a unique triathlon training environment for parents and kids to train together/same location, while maintaining a social & fun training option for athletes.

Whether you are a beginner or expert, want to be fit, become an Ironman or anything in between – Tornado Triathlon is the place to be.




University of Toronto Triathlon Club

The University of Toronto Triathlon Club is open to students, alumni, faculty and community members of the U of T Athletic Centre who are 18 years and older (exceptions are made for current U of T students who are 17).

We welcome athletes of all abilities from experienced triathletes to those new to the sport.

The club operates year round, offering professionally coached swim and run workouts and member-led bike/spin workouts. Visit uofttriathlon.com for the full training schedule and how to join the club.




Guelph Victors

The Victors are a diverse group of Guelph runners, training together with a shared desire to get faster.

We are men and women of many ages, from 20s to 60s. Our summer workouts are Tuesdays at 6:00 and 6:45 PM at the track located inside the University of Guelph’s Alumni Stadium.





Becoming a Club Partner

Don’t see your club?  No problem!  To make your club a partner club, simply put us in touch with your club’s leadership.  All we ask of club partners is that they provide our race info to their members and promote Speedo Foods Stroke & Stride races on social media.