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The U.S. Olympic Complex
Where America's Olympic Athletes Train
Th e U . S . O l y m p i c T r a i n i n g
Center in Colorado Springs is
home to athletes preparing for
the Olympic or Paralympic
Games. Sitting on 35 acres just east
of downtown Colorado Springs, the
Olympic Training Center supports
multiple resident programs and a
variety of special training camps and
The Olympic Training Center sees
over 10,000 athletes and over
100,000 visitors each year. Public
tours are available year round,
Monday through Saturday. The tour
starts with a 15 minute inspirational
video and is followed by a 45 minute
walking tour of the various training
v e n u e s t o i n c l u d e w r e s t l i n g ,
gymnastics, shooting, and the
Guests can pick up a souvenir at
the Team Shop and explore the
Visitors Center featuring videos and
p h o t o s o f e p i c O l y m p i c a n d
P a r a l y m p i c m o m e n t s .
Colorado Springs is also home to
20+ National Governing Bodies for
Olympic and Paralympic Sports,
World Figure Skating Museum & Hall
of Fame and the future home of the
U.S. Olympic Museum, scheduled for
completion in 2019. When visiting
Colorado Springs, you’ll know you’re
in Olympic City USA.
For more information, please
contact the Visitor Center between
9am to 5pm at 719-866-4618. w
Colorado High Altitude
High altitude can be stressful on
the body. The lack of oxygen can
Shortness of breath
Loss of appetite
The following tips may help
alleviate altitude sickness:
Keep exertion to a minimum
the first day.
Eat high carbohydrate foods.
Get plenty of sleep.
Limit salt intake.
Limit alcohol intake.
Drink plenty of fluids!
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