Our Values and Purpose

The Hawthorn Triathlon Club (HTC) is a friendly and social triathlon club based at Hawthorn Aquatic & Leisure Centre (HALC) in Melbourne’s Inner East. We cater for triathletes, swimmers, cyclists and runners of all ages, abilities and training levels for any distance race.

You will be supported by experienced coaches and make life-long friendships along the way. At the completion of your Tri-A-Tri course we help you to transition into the regular club training sessions, where our friendly and experienced coaches will work with you to help you prepare for your next race and future goals.

So whether you are training for Ironman, triathlon world championships, the local duathlon series, the winter cross country season, the open water season or are just planning to complete your first triathlon, we have sessions to suit you.


Our Values

  • Respect
  • Support
  • Health
  • Enjoyment
  • Achievement


Our Purpose

To create an environment of fun, fulfillment and support for our members that provides swim, bike, run and related triathlon training opportunities. Delivered by motivated, enthusiastic and well qualified coaches.

To assist our members, regardless of fitness level, ability or gender, to participate and enjoy the sport of triathlons and achieve their health and fitness goals


Our Coaches

Hawthorn Triathlon Club (HTC) is largely member coached. Most hold Development Coach accreditation with Triathlon Australia allowing each to plan, deliver and evaluate skill development focused triathlon coaching programs for HTC members.


Our Committee

Hawthorn Triathlon Club (HTC) is member led with all committee members themselves active triathletes. The Committee is elected at each Annual General Meeting with those holding full membership able to vote and/or stand for committee positions