Visit the place where Olympic & Paralympic dreams begin and talented athletes live and train.
* PLEASE NOTE * The OPTC is currently closed to all non-Tokyo essential staff and athletes. Tours are temporarily canceled until further notice. Visitors can still visit the OPTC Visitor Center where guests can watch amazing videos and visit the Team USA store-free of charge.
What is the US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center?
The US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center is home to athletes and coaches as they train for the next Olympic & Paralympic Games. The facility is able to provide housing, dining, recreational facilities and other services for up to 557 coaches and athletes at one time.
What can I do and see on a visit to the US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center?
Roughly 140,000 people visit the US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs each year. Public tours are available year-round Monday – Saturday. The tour starts with an inspirational 12-minute film and then a 45-minute outdoor walking tour of the training complex, including the weightlifting and wrestling facilities, the Aquatics Center and the Sports Center Gymnasiums. Visitors can then explore the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame Rotunda, shop at the Team USA Store and check out the ever-changing art exhibitions found throughout the Olympic & Paralympic Training Center.
Which kinds of athletes train at the center?
The US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs is home to Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American and Parapan American athletes in the following sports: Boxing, Cycling, Figure Skating, Gymnastics, Judo, Pentathlon, Shooting, Swimming, and Wrestling.
Why is the US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center Located in Colorado Springs?
Colorado Springs is known as Olympic City USA. A mild climate, incredible natural training grounds, and awe-inspiring beauty all make Colorado Springs a popular location for many aspiring athletes. The region's educational, medical, technological, and cultural assets help support and inspire those individual athletes and coaches seeking excellence. Learn more about what makes Colorado Springs Olympic City USA.
What is the Velodrome?
About one mile south of the US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center, the Velodrome facility is a banked cement track and 1,000-seat arena for cyclists and roller sports. The facility is the official training venue for the US Olympic and Paralympic track cycling and USA Roller sports and hosts many events year-round.
Seven Cool Facts about the US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center
- +140,000 visitors annually
- 2 swimming pools
- 15 tours per day in summer
- 242 dorm rooms
- 512 beds
- 300,000 meals served annually
- 35 acres
When Can I Visit The US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center?
SUMMER TOUR HOURS - June 1 - August 31
Monday - Saturday: Tours are conducted each hour. The first tour begins at 9:00 a.m. The last tour departs at 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: Open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the last tour departing at 4 p.m.
FALL / WINTER TOUR HOURS - September - May 31
Monday - Saturday: Tours are conducted each hour beginning at 9:00 a.m. The last tour departs at 4:00 p.m. Closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
How much is admission?
- Adults - $15
- Senior Citizens & Military Members - $13
- Children ages 5 to 12 - $11
- Children ages 4 and under - FREE
Group Admission (10 or more)
- Adults - $12
- Senior Citizens & Military Members - $10
- Children ages 5 to 12 - $8
- Children ages 4 and under - FREE
- Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. To make a reservation, please call 719-866-4656
How Can I Contact the US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center?
Where is the US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center Located?
Address: 1750 E. Boulder St. Colorado Springs, CO
To write to the US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center or an athlete, please send correspondence to:
U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center:
1 Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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