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Visit the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center


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  • June 1 to Aug. 15: Monday to Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., tours begin every half hour; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., tours begin on the hour.
  • 16 to May 31: Monday to Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., tours begin on the hour.


Location: 1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, about 2 ½ miles northeast of the U.S Olympic & Paralympic Museum.

Cost: $15 for adults with discounts for military, children and seniors (additional higher-priced tours available).

Go here because: This is where the dream begins for many Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls. You’ll see where they live, practice and workout. If you’re lucky, an athlete in training will lead your tour.

You must: See the inspirational movie at the start of the tour and shop in the Official Team USA Shop.




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