Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center
fidelity award: Bronze
SPORTS AND FACILITIES
Permanent sports in the centre: Athletics (Distance Running),Bobsled/Skeleton (Off season training) Paralympic Cycling, Fencing (Men's Epee), Gymnastics (Men's Artistic), Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Shooting, Paralympic Swimming, Triathlon, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.
Sport facilities: The Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center is one of four training centers in the United States, others are located in Lake Placid, New York, Chula Vista,california and Marquette, Michigan. Gyms: 6 flexible-use gyms, gymnastics gym, judo/taekwondo gym, boxing gym, wrestling gym, weight lifting gym, and a strength and conditioning gym. Velodrome: 333.3M 33 degrees banked. Shooting Ranges: Twenty nine 50 M ranges for rifle and pistol, eight 25M bays for rapid-fire shooting, four 10M running target rifle ranges, seventy two 10M air rifle/air pistol, outdoor trap and skeet ranges available off-complex. Aquatics Center: 50M/25M pool.
Support services: Both departments are headquartered at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center.
Studies arranged, available for athletes in the centre or externally: The Athlete Services Center is located on the Colorado Spring Olympic Center complex. This service provides athletes with internet access, career planning, performance enhancement seminars, life skills seminars, and coaches programs.
Admission athletes of other countries for training under fees: Yes
Residence number of beds: Number of beds 515
Approximately 120 full time residents.
Many athletes and teams, including international guests, visit to train and rehab for a few days to several months at a time.
Sports most often holding high performance camps: Archery, Cycling (Track), Basketball, Fencing, Modern Pentathlon, Roller Skating, Shooting, Swimming, Taekwondo, Wrestling
ENVIRONMENT (enviromental conditions)
The CSOTC rests at approximately 6200 feet above sea level (1890m).
Average temperature autumn: 16
Average temperature spring: 15
Average temperature summer: 27
Average temperature winter: 6
Average pluviometry autumn: 66
Average pluviometry spring: 36
Average pluviometry summer: 69
Average pluviometry winter: 10