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To support United States Olympic and Paralympic athletes in achieving sustained competitive excellence and preserve the Olympic ideals, and thereby inspire all Americans.
The U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista is dedicated to the development of America's future Olympic athletes.
The Training Center rests on a 150-acre complex adjacent to Lower Otay Lake in San Diego County. The center has sport venues and support facilities for nine Olympic sports: archery, canoe/kayak, cycling, field hockey, rowing, soccer, softball, tennis, and track & field.
Through programs developed by the national governing bodies of each sport, and estimated 4,000 athletes each year will receive the coaching, support and facilities necessary to be their best.
Thousands of student athletes and coaches also gain access to the Center for clinics and competitions when venues are not being utilized by Olympic athletes-in-training.