The Kids Get Active Triathlon features a unique venue with everything taking place within Ramona Park.
The swim course along the beach at Ramona Park on Long Lake is secure and monitored by certified lifeguards. This is a great place to bring the kids in advance of race day to get them acclimated to the site and the conditions. Swim caps will be provided for all athletes and must be worn.
Any style of bike is acceptable and well suited for the Kids Get Active Triathlon. Helmets are required.
The run course is mostly grass.
Safe Kids Kalamazoo County provides bicycle and other sports specific helmet programs throughout the year. For more information about riding safety, helmets, and sports safety for kids, click here.
The City of Portage has one of the most versatile recreation programs in West Michigan. With a great combination of lakefront parks, urban trailways, and nature preserves, Portage offers great opportunities to get out and do fun stuff.
For a complete rundown of programs, parks, and locations, please visit the city’s Parks and Recreation Department web site page here.