Common Questions About Team RTA

Thanks for consideration in becoming a member of Team RTA, our triathlon club.

Team RTA has been around since 2010 and has become a supportive community of triathletes from around the Northern New Jersey area.

Our group has grown organically over the years and our members include a wide range of abilities. We have those who have yet to do their first triathlon all the way up to USAT All Americans and IRONMAN World Championship qualifiers.

New to triathlon? DON’T BE INTIMIDATED!

Joining a club like ours may be the best decision you make. As a member of Team RTA, you become a part of our family and your triathlon learning curve will be greatly accelerated.  And most importantly you will have FUN!

Do you have a few questions before joining our Team for the year? No problem! Below you’ll find the most commonly asked questions we have received over the years.


Team RTA – FAQ’s

Q: Is it the same price if I join today or wait until June?
A: Yes. Our membership is based on a calendar year. Membership runs annually from January – December. However, you can join any time during the year.


Q: I am new to triathlon. I am a little intimidated. Is it still ok if I join?
A: Yes! Our club members range from those training for their first tri to Kona qualifiers. The BEST thing new triathletes can do is join a club.


Q: I am not from Ridgewood. Is that ok?
A: Yes. The majority of our members live in Bergen, Passiac, Morris, Rockland, Westchester County and beyond.


Q: Is RTA affiliated with a specific gym or pool?
A: No. Our members belong to a wide range of fitness clubs in the area. We do our best to connect members who workout at similar facilities.


Q: I am already a part of another club. Can I still join?
A: Yes. We welcome EVERYONE.


Q: Is coaching included in the club membership?
A: No, but you will absolutely learn a ton from the members in the group. We also provide a lot of great resources and opportunities throughout the year for our members.


Q: I am coached by another organization (or person). Can I still join?
A: Yes. No problem.


Q: I’m not sure if I can make group workouts, socials, team races, ect. Is that ok?
A: Yes. There are no obligations to attend anything. Many of our club members feel they more then benefit being a part of the group b/c of the camaraderie, discounts and other resources provided.


Q: Does my membership include access to a pool?
A: No. Sorry, for only $99 this is not possible.


If you have more questions, please check our TRI CLUB page first then feel free to contact us. We are happy to help.


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