Saturday August 17th & Sunday August 18th

A Triathlon with a view of the Toronto Skyline


  • A Triathlon just a short Ferry ride from Downtown Toronto
  • Hosted at Hanlan’s Point on beautiful Toronto Island
  • After your event, stay and enjoy all Toronto Island has to offer!


  • Locally Sourced Custom Finisher’s Medal
  • Race-Specific T-Shirt in a Casual Sport Cut
  • Professionally timed by Sportstats
  • Post Event Food, Draw Prizes, and Age-Group Awards
  • Multi-Race Discounts, as well as U23 (10%) and U18 (20%) Discounts

Our Charitable Partner

You can help the 48,000 people in Toronto living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, their caregivers and family members, by registering for the Toronto Island Triathlon and fundraising for the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Stay tuned for details on fundraising rewards!

About the Alzheimer Society of Toronto:

Founded in 1984, the Alzheimer Society of Toronto offers support, information and education to people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, their families and their caregivers, to increase public awareness of dementia, to promote research, and to advocate for services that respect the dignity of the individual. For more information, please visit

Make YOUR Donation During Registration

Swim Course 

Swim from Hanlan’s Point Beach – a Blue Flag Beach with some of the best conditions in the GTA.  

Water temperatures tend to be in the 17-22C (62F to 72F) range, so wetsuits are very much recommended, but not required, for this event. 

Bike Course 

Staying on the quieter West side of Toronto Island, the course travels between Hanlan’s Point and Centre Island.  

Run Course 

A Multi-Loop Course that creates great energy and great camaraderie between participants! 

Give it a Tri Maps

400m Swim – 10km Bike – 2.5km Run

Sprint Maps


750m Swim – 20km Bike – 5km Run


5km Run – 20km Bike – 2.5km Run

Registration Pricing

To view event-specific pricing, as well as which dates prices change, click HERE

Why do I need to purchase a Triathlon Ontario Membership or One Day Fee during registration?

Triathlon Ontario supports the development of safe multisport in Ontario. All participants are required to purchase a One Day Fee for an additional $8.00 OR provide a valid Triathlon Ontario Membership Number.

Why do I have to pay a processing fee with my registration?

Race Roster allows participants to select their desired event(s), enter personal information, and process payment. Log in to Race Roster to manage registration for your event(s), edit your email address, and set communication preferences. If you experience any errors or have questions about processing fees, please reach out to

Registration Dates & Deadlines

Register by Sunday, July 28th to receive a T-Shirt with the Event Logo, registrations received after Sunday, July 28th will receive a T-Shirt with our Series Logo.

Any Transfers or deferrals MUST be initiated and completed by 11:59PM on Wednesday, August 7th. See Registration Info HERE.

Register by Sunday, August 11th to receive a personalized bib with your name. Registrations received after Sunday, August 11th will receive a non-personalized race bib.

Registration closes on Wednesday, August 14th at 12PM. No race day registrations are offered.

Friday, Aug 16th

Early Race Kit Pick Up  –  ALL EVENTS

4:00PM to 6:00PM

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal
1 Harbour Square, Toronto, M5J 1A6

Saturday, Aug 17th

Race Kit Pick-Up  –  Give-It-A-Tri

5:45AM to 7:15AM

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal
1 Harbour Square, Toronto, M5J 1A6

Sunday, Aug 18th

Race Kit Pick-Up  –  Sprint Events

5:45AM to 7:30AM

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal
1 Harbour Square, Toronto, M5J 1A6


The Pre-Event Notice will be sent on Wednesday, August 7th by 9PM. It will contain important info such as Course Details, Final Event Schedule, Retailers in Attendance, and other tips for the event.

The Final Event Notice will be sent on Thursday, August 15th by 9PM. It will contain important information such as your Bib Number, Wave Start Time, Water Temperature, and Parking Suggestions.    

The Post-Event Report will be published in the News Feed in the middle of the week following the event. We will send notifications to all registered participants as well as include a social media post. A Post-Event Report will contain links to our photo galleries, results, and any other articles written about the event.

Start Details

All Triathlon Events, including Give-it-A-Tri and Sprint Events, will feature Wave Starts of 30-40 Athletes every 8-10min from Hanlan’s Point Beach.

The Give-It-A-Tri will be numbered Youngest to Oldest.  The Give-It-A-Tri will see Wave Starts from 7:30AM until just after 8:15AM

To create a Safe, Fun, and Fair event, during registration for the Sprint Triathlon events we asked for your Projected Finishing Time.  We will use these Projected Finishing times to create the Start Waves.

The Sprint Triathlon will see Wave Starts every 4-5min from 7:30AM until closer to 9:15AM from Hanlan’s Point Beach.

Those in the Sprint Triathlon who selected Group 1 (1:12hr and Under) will have the lowest numbers and start earliest.  Those who selected Group 2 (1:13 to 1:18) will be next in the number order and so forth up to Group 10.

The Sprint Duathlon will feature Small Wave Starts from the Finish Line from 7:40AM to 8:00AM


Purchase your Ferry Ticket online HERE.

Special Ferry Service to Hanlan’s Point from the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal will begin each morning at 5:45AM and then again 6:15AM before returning to regular service at 6:45AM.

We recommend that you arrive at the Ferry Terminal with enough time to pick up your Bib and catch a ferry that departs 90 minutes before the start of YOUR race.

Purchase your Ferry Tickets in Advance HERE.

Buying your ticket in advance does not guarantee priority boarding on any Toronto Island Ferry. You are responsible for arriving on time at the venue.

Water Bottles – Please bring your own water bottle with you. The City of Toronto has banned plastic water bottles, so water in bottles will not be served as part of the post-race food. Water in jugs will be available for your water bottle after the race. Pop is also served with post-race food.

Parking – There is plenty of parking in and around the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel. Please look (or google in advance) for the City of Toronto “Green P Parking”. There is also private parking sites located within a walking distance of the ferry docks.

Parking Downtown Toronto is available on a first-come first-service basis.  If you plan to drive, please account for a walk from wherever you find Parking to the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal.

Schedule of Events  

Saturday Aug 17th  


5:45AM – Packet Pick-Up Opens 

7:15AM – Packet Pick-Up Closes 

7:30AM – Give-It-A-Tri Wave Starts Begin (one wave every 8-10min ) from the Beach 

9:30AM – Awards 


Sunday Aug 18th 

Sprint Triathlon and Sprint Duathlon 

5:45AM – Packet Pick-Up Opens 

7:45AM – Packet Pick-Up Closes 

7:30AM – Sprint Duathlon Wave Starts from Finish Line 

7:30AM – Sprint Triathlon Wave Starts (one wave every 8-10min) from the Beach 

10:00AM – Awards for Sprint Swim Bike 

10:15AM – Awards for Sprint Duathlon 

10:30AM – Awards for Sprint Triathlon (First Three Waves) 

10:40AM– Awards for Sprint Triathlon (Middle Three Wave) 

10:50AM – Awards for Sprint Triathlon (Final Three Waves)


Click HERE sign-up to join us as an Event Volunteer.  You can choose from a variety or roles and request the one(s) that interests you most. All Volunteers are provided with a High-Vis Event Shirt and Lunch afterward.


The ferry terminal is behind the Westin Harbour Castle on Queens Quay. There is plenty of paid parking available in the area.

Getting There

  • Gardiner Expressway to Downtown Toronto
  • Exit at Spadina (if Eastbound) or Exit at Sherbourne/Jarvis(if Westbound)
  • Travel South to Queens Quay
  • Take Queens Quay towards Bay St

Race Site

Venue Information

Toronto Islands