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How do I join?

So you wish to join one of the best Triathlon Clubs in Ireland?

To join Piranha please follow the following steps:-


1. Membership Form
First you need to download, complete and return the membership form:

Please click [HERE] to download the membership form.


2. Triathlon Ireland Membership
All members must be a member of Triathlon Ireland (T.I.) the cost of a full race license is €60 per year. If you are not a member of TI you will not be permitted to attend any Piranha Training sessions, this is to ensure that you are insured to train and race.

To join TI please go to the Triathlon Ireland Website and select Piranha as your club of choice.


3. Payment
The cost of becoming a member is €250.00 per year for full membership or €23.00 per month. This covers all training, Run, Cycle and swimming session (no additional pool entry charges)

To pay please choose one of the following:-

A) Go to the TRIATHLON IRELAND website. You will need to first renew or take out (if you’re new to triathlon) TI membership and you will then be given the option to join Piranha Triathlon club. You will be able to pay your Annual full / student or Associate membership (€250, €120, €30).

B) You need to set up a standing order with your bank for the amount of €23 per month, payable from the 1st of every month.

Firstly, contact [email protected] in order to get Piranha banking details.

Secondly, once you receive these details the Receiver’s Reference field should state the name of the member sending the payment .

When you receive your electronic receipt of setting up the Standing Order you MUST send a screenshot to the membership team along with your Piranha Membership form to [email protected]

To encourage as many as possible to pay upfront we have set the annual rate is €250 if you pay on line or €23 per month ( € 276 pa) if it is set up by standing order. The Student membership is €120 and Associate membership is €30. (TI membership is compulsory to ensure that you are insured to train and race.)

Click [HERE] to sign up for Triathlon Ireland and Piranha Triathlon Club Membership now!


4. Before Attending a training session
Once you have ticked off 1-3 as above, you will receive confirmation from the Membership Team, who will pass you over to the New to Piranha/New to Triathlon Team.

You are then all set to attend any training session, please come along and introduce yourself at the start of any session and begin your Triathlon Career!!

If you have any questions please contact the Membership Officers – [email protected]


Where is Piranha located?
The majority of the club’s training is based out of Clontarf in Dublin, our swimming takes place in Westwood Clontarf & UCD. Training locations vary depending on each session. E.g. Tuesday running takes place in UCD. Check out our club training section for updated locations of training.


Do I need to join Triathlon Ireland?
Membership of Triathlon Ireland is mandatory for Piranha Members for all types of memberships. TI membership means you can participate in TI races without having to pay day license fees. TI Members are covered for Public Liability Insurance for all TI sanctioned races and organized Club Training Sessions. This insures members in the event of a claim by a third party. Details on joining TI can be found on


Why Triathlon?
It’s simple, healthier lifestyle, new friends, new opportunities. Triathlon is for everyone, you will get as much out of it as you put in, receiving support from your new family, Piranha.


What do I get in return for joining?
You get first preference and a discount on the training clinics run by the club during the year, the training week abroad and club racing gear.

You will also be able and insured to attend club swimming sessions in Westwood Clontarf. These are coached sessions in the 50m pool and cater for all abilities.

We have coached running sessions with a professional coach.

Super offers available for Piranha members – check out Member offers.

Most importantly you get to be involved with a triathlon club where many before you have become great friends while competing to their maximum ability.


When is the season starting?
The first duathlons (cycling and running) start in February. The triathlon season usually starts around May and finishes in late September. In saying this club members will be training all year round. The training section has further info. Triathlon Ireland publishes a full list of all TI sanctioned races on their website


What does it cost?
There are four subscription methods

Full membership Direct Debit (€23 per month direct debit covers all training sessions)

Full membership Upfront (€250 – all training sessions for the year)

Student Membership (€120 – reduced rate full membership)

Affiliate Membership (€30 – no training sessions included)

We encourage people to either pay upfront (cash/cheque) or by direct debit as it makes collection of the fees much easier and helps us plan the sessions better. Subscriptions can be paid to the club membership’s officer [email protected]. (Cheques made payable to Piranha Triathlon Club).


Further queries?
If you have some other membership related queries – please contact our membership officer at [email protected]