Arco Olympic Training Center

an olympic runner Top US. athletes hone their skills for international competition at the U.S. Olympic Committee's new $65 million ARCO Training Center in Chula Vista. This year-round, warm-weather facility has venues for the sports of track and field, canoe/kayak, cycling, field hockey, soccer archery and rowing.

From the Olympic Path, visitors get an elevated view of the 150-acre campus including training fields and tracks, athlete dorms, and Otay Lake Reservoir. Free tours are offered daily starting at the Copley Visitor Center and a wide variety of Olympic merchandise and memorabilia is featured in the Spirit Store.

Joining Olympic Training Centers in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Lake Placid, New York, the Chula Vista site has the largest permanent archery range in North America; an artificial all-weather field hockey surface; four soccer fields; a 15,000-square-foot canoe/kayak and rowing boathouse; four tennis courts; a 400-meter track and six acres for field events; and a cycling criterium course. An aquatic complex and a gymnasium are among the future facilities planned.

ARCO Training Center
A U.S. Training Center
1750 Wueste Road
Chula Vista, CA 91915
(619) 656-1500

ARCO Visitor Center
2800 Olympic Parkway
Chula Vista, CA 91915
(619) 656-1500

10-5 pm daily, Tues-Sat @ 1 pm

Directions: S on 805, take Olympic Pkwy/Orange Ave. Exit; turn left; travel approx. 7 miles; visitor center entrance on right-hand side.

For general hours, call 619-482-6148

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