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USA Triathlon’s Certified Training and Performance Centers offer members, coaches, and athletes performance testing facilities; access to USA Triathlon certified coaches, swim, bike and run analysis, and state of the art training equipment.  Additional services offered at these facilities include a complete performance lab following USA Triathlon testing protocols- Vo2 and Lactate, as well as bike fitting services, nutrition consultation, access to a sport psychologist, and physical therapy and massage services.  The current facilities offer USA Triathlon members discounts on select services and testing, merchandise, and facility membership. These facilities are a great opportunity for USA Triathlon coaches and athletes to train and take advantage of testing and other top notch services in key areas around the country.

View USA Triathlon Certified Training and Performance Centers in a larger map. Red pins indicate Certified Training Centers and blue pins indicate Certified Performance Centers. 

Become a USA Triathlon Certified Center

USA Triathlon has established criteria for USA Triathlon Certified Training Centers and Certified Performance Centers which are listed below. 

USA Triathlon Certified Training Center Criteria
USA Triathlon Certified Performance Center Criteria

To apply for certification, complete an application and submit to the Coaching Specialty Manager

Current USA Triathlon Certified Training Centers:

Current USA Triathlon Certified Performance Centers:

USA Triathlon Certified Training Centers

YMCA of Greater Des Moines Healthy Living Center

Clive, IA 

Facility Use
Access to a 25-yard dedicated lap pool and a 10x10 exercise pool and therapy pool with underwater treadmill as well as a multi-level spin room with 30 Keiser spin bikes with computers for wattage, 13 Precor treadmills, strength training equipment and men’s and women’s specific hot tubs, steam rooms and saunas. Facility is also located within 1 mile of the Clive Greenbelt Trail system.

Services Available

  •     Sports Nutrition consultation
  •     Bike Fitting
  •     Video Analysis
  •     Sports Massage
  •     Athletic Trainers & Physical Therapy
  •     Sports Psychologists

Athlete Testing
The Performance lab utilizes New Leaf Metabolic testing with the ability to do Resting Metabolic Rate tests, Vo2 max testing via run or bike and Lactate Threshold testing is available using Lactate Pro equipment. 

Triathlon Specific Programs

Triathlon training individualized and group programs are offered from novice to elite athletes.

Sports Center at Chelsea Piers
New York, NY

Facility Use
Access to 6-lane, 25-yard indoor swimming pool, 1/4-mile indoor running track and 200 meter banked competition track, 2 class studios, private cycle studio and 20,000-sq-ft of cardio and strength training equipment. Facility is also located adjacent to Mahanattan Waterfront Gateway, a 32-mile running, cycling and walking trail. Athletes must be over the age of 16 to use the facilities. 

Services Available

  •     Sports Nutrition consultation
  •     Bike Fitting
  •     Video Analysis
  •     Blue Streak Elite Training Facility
  •     Access to personal trainers
  •     Sports Massage & Physical Therapy

Athlete Testing
The Physiology lab offers Polar Body Age, Vo2 Max and Lactate testing along with blood pressure and body composotion testing.  

Triathlon Specific Programs
Triathlon training individualized and group programs are offered from novice to elite athletes.

TRIFIT Club and Studios
Santa Monica, CA

Facility Use
TRIFIT Club & Studios in Santa Monica is the only 26,000 square foot full service health club on the West side of Los Angeles created, owned and operated by endurance athletes.  TriFit offers the endurance athlete everything from coaching, to race programming, to sports conditioning classes to athletic testing.  All of our testing is performed by exercise physiologists with a background in sports performance.

Services Available

  • 25-yard lap pool
  • 2,000 square foot eco-friendly yoga studio
  • Virtual-reality cycling studio with 100 inch screen and 50 LeMond indoor bicycle
  • Group exercise classes including a variety of core, flexibility, and sport-specific conditioning classes, all taught by exercise physiologists
  • Squash, basketball, and tennis courts
  • Fully equipped weight and cardiovascular rooms
  • Personal training
  • Free valet parking
  • Full locker room amenities

Facility offers access for USAT registered clubs and high performance teams at a discounted rate.  Free Facility access for members of the USAT Elite National Team, Project 2012 and 2016 athletes.  

Athlete Testing
TriFit’s USAT Performance Center offers a variety of services to elite and age group athletes, including:

  • Altitude Training
  • Metabolic testing, USOC guidelines administered by TriFit staff exercise physiologists
  • Blood Lactate testing, USOC guidelines administered by TriFit staff exercise physiologists
  • Vo2 Max testing, USOC guidelines administered by TriFit staff exercise physiologists
  • Body Composition
  • Bike Fitting and Bike Fitting Certification Classes
  • Race Programming, Sprint/Olympic/70.3/Ironman distances
  • Run Gait Analysis, use of Silicone Coach Software
  • Swim Video Analysis, use of Silicone Coach Software
  • Registered Dietitian/Nutrition Consultation
  • Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
  • Massage Therapy
  • Nutrition/Training/Sports Performance Seminars and Workshops, open to the public
  • CEUs for USA Cycling and USA Triathlon Coaches

USA Triathlon Certified Performance Centers

E3: Elite Human Performance
Greensboro, NC

E3: Elite Human Performance is the Triad’s only multisport endurance facility specializing in the physical and mental development of athletes using biomechanics, equipment optimization, and aerodynamics.  The 6,000 square foot facility located in Greensboro, North Carolina features a state of the art training center that includes an endless pool, cycle studio, and an innovative Fit Lab.  

Services Include:

  • Human performance lab
  • VO2 exercise assessments, CO2 analysis
  • Retuel bike fit system
  • Nutrition, physical therapy, and sports psychology consultations

USAT members receive a 20% discount on:

  • VO2 max test
  • Lactate threshold test
  • Bike fit
  • Coaching

For more information, please visit:

Endorphin Fitness Training Center
Richmond, VA

Services Include:

USAT testing protocol for VO2 and LT tests.

  • Bike fitting
  • Video analysis
  • Nutrition consultation
  • Sports psychology services
  • Athletic training/physical therapy
  • 20% discount on VO2 testing (normally $100) and community membership (normally $25 a month)

Facilities Include:

  • Performance Lab
  • Endless Pool
  • Trainer/spin room
  • Treadmills

For more information, please visit:

Fitness Formula Clubs - Lincoln Park

Chicago, IL

From the all the fitness equipment, to the expanded upper level to include the Pilates and CompuTrainer Studios, to expanded Kids Club and full-service Spa – FFC Lincoln Park is Chicago's premier health club and triathlon training center. The 55,000 square foot facility boasts two hour free parking, complimentary group fitness classes included in your membership, two levels of cardio and strength equipment, plus a beautiful outdoor sun deck and training area with spectacular views of the city.

Services include:

  • Human performance lab with 16-seat MultiRider cycling studio featuring 5 HDTVs for monitoring heart rate, cadence, and power
  • State of the art Performance Training Center with olympic lifting stations, truck tires, battle ropes, TRX Suspension Trainers and Rip Trainers, kettlebells, game boxes, and rowers offering high intensity interval training classes
  • Multi-lane lap swimming pool with private and group swim classes
  • Group triathlon training programs and private coaching services
  • Spa and recovery center with sauna, steam room, ice bath, and sports massage
  • On-site personal training, triathlon coaching, physical therapy, and nutrition consultation
  • Bike fitting and running form analysis
  • Korr CardioCoach+ metabolic testing for VO2 Max, Threshold, and Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR)
  • Blood lactate threshold testing with Lactate Pro
  • Video analysis for swim, bike, and run - including underwater swim stroke analysis featuring Dartfish, Coach's Eye, and Kinovea
  • On-site free parking and childcare in Kid's Activity Center
  • 52-bike indoor cycling studio, 40 treadmills, plus cardio and strength equipment including TRX® and AlterG® Zero-Gravity treadmill
  • Sports Shop, Juice Bar, and rooftop sundeck
  • Complimentary daily group fitness classes for all members and guests including pilates, yoga, spinning, strength, and kickboxing
  • 20% off select services to USAT members, certified coaches, and local triathlon clubs

For more information, please visit: or contact FFC Head Endurance Coach Chris Navin at

Durapulse Performance Center
Scottsdale, AZ

Durapulse Performance Center is a multi-discipline training organization committed to improving the fitness and performance of the multisport athlete. This is accomplished through various testing and the process of providing personal training plans based on test results and fitness goals.

Services include:

  • Metabolic, VO2 and Resting Metabolic Rate testing
  • Bike Fitting
  • Video analysis
  • Sentry River Pool
  • Individual and group sport specific training services and classes
  • Sports massage
  • Physical Therapy & Athletic Training
  • Power testing
  • Nutrition consultation
  • Personal coaching to multisport athletes of all levels.

For more information on the facility please contact Nick Goodman at

National Training Center

Clermont, FL

The National Training Center is a 37,000 square foot fitness facility that features a 75-meter by 25-yard outdoor pool, athletic fields, and a 400-meter track and field complex and cross country course. The NTC also offers outpatient physical therapy, video analysis, bike fits, V02 and lactate testing, and a newly extended performance lab with motion and gait analysis.

Services Available: 

  • VO2 Max and Lactate Threshold testing 
  • Dartfish Functional Assessment 
  • Bike fits
  • Outpatient physical therapy
  • Mental training sessions
  • Sports massage
  • Nutrition consultation

For more information on the National Training Center and it's services, please visit

PlayTri Performance Center
Dallas, TX

The Playtri Performance Center offers 5400 square feet of triathlon heaven, including an Elite Endless Pool with Dartfish analysis software, Computrainer studio with 82 inch flat screen TV, high-end tri shop with all the latest and greatest gear from the best manufacturers, private bike mechanic services, a Recovery Zone with a Cryosauna and MORE - and all within riding and running distance of the White Rock Lake trail system!  

Services Available:

  • Chiropractor/Physical Therapy services
  • Sport Psychology consultation
  • Massage therapy
  • Nutrition consultation
  • Performance Lab: Bike and Heart Rate Testing, Bike Power Zone Testing, Bike and Run VO2 max Testing, Resting Metabolic Rate Testing with New Leaf Metabolic Testing
  • Computrainer studio with 82 inch flat screen TV with course rides
  • Recovery Zone with Cryosauna
  • Bike fit provided on site with bike analysis and spin scan
  • Dartfish video analysis for biomechanical and technique assessment for swimming, biking and running         

Facility Use:

  • USAT members receive a 20% discount on Performance Testing services
  • USAT Elite National Team receives Playtri pricing on all services
  • 10% off regular pricing on facility based services to USAT registered clubs and high performance teams

For more information on the PlayTri Performance Center, contact or (214) 370-9010.

The Sport Factory

Roswell, GA and

The Sport Factory offers comprehensive services for the beginner to elite level triathlete. Located in Roswell, Georgia, The Sport Factory has produced some of the top triathletes in the country. Services include:

  • Custom coaching and training plan design
  • Testing services-VO2, RMR, Power Profiling
  • Video analysis for swim, bike and run including under water video analysis using Dartfish processing
  • Private swim instruction
  • Advanced bike fitting services
  • Sport nutrition and planning by our Registered Dietician/Specialized Sport Dietician
  • Sports medicine-Physical therapy, post-rehab, chiropractic, ART, Graston and sports massage
  • Sport specific strength training and injury prevention
  • Event support-race announcing, photography/videography, and guest speaking
  • All inclusive teams program for club, age group, elite, junior, and off road
  • Ongoing camps, clinics and classes

For more information please contact

Third Coast Training

 Pasadena, TX

Services Include:

  • Vacumed Metabolic analyzer for O2 and CO2 data
  • 2300 Stat YSI Lactate Analyzers
  • Computrainers and treadmills
  • 1 Velotran (Dynafit Pro Model) with wingate software
  • 1 VASA Ergometer Bike fit Video analysis with Coaches Eye
  • Nutritional consultation, physical therapy services, and sports psychology consultations 
  • 20% off select services for USAT members

Facilities Include:

  • Human performance lab
  • Indoor heated endless pool
  • Recovery center with ice baths, sports massage, and heated pool
USA Triathlon members in the greater Houston area can use the code "USATMEMBER" when scheduling appointments to receive a 20% discount (more info here). For additional information, please visit

Tri on the Run Fitness Center
Houston, TX

Services include:

  • Static bike fitting & Retul 3-D Motion capture bike fitting
  • Dartfish video analysis for biomechanical and technique assessment for swimming, biking and running
  • Computrainer spin scan analysis  and Computrainer sessions on various Ironman courses
  • Individual and group sport specific training services and classes
  • Endless pool
  • Sports massage therapy
  • V02 testing and Blood lactate testing on the bike and run; Resting metabolic rate testing
  • Sports nutrition counseling
  • Sport Psychology consultation
  • Athletic training services

For additional information on this facility please contact Alex Corredor at

Virtua Health & Wellness Center
Sewell, NJ

Services include:

  • Anti-gravity harness treadmill
  • Bike fitting
  • Video analysis
  • Physical therapy, nutrition, and sports psychology consultations
  • Lactate, O2, and CO2 testing
  • 20% off group discount on membership for all USAT members
Facilities include:

  • Human performance lab
  • Endless pool
  • Rehabilitation pool
  • Spin room
  • 2,000 sq ft Physical therapy suite
For additional information on this facility please visit