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Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center

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Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center


The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, located in the eastern part of the City, was built in 1985 and occupies 155 acres. Funding for the $65 million facility was raised by the San Diego National Sports Training Foundation and a land grant from Eastlake developers. Athletes in archer, beach volleyball, BMX, canoe/kayak, cycling, field hockey, rowing, rugby, soccer, tennis, track & field, triathlon, and cross training abilities for various winter sports train at the Center.

Open year-round.

2800 Olympic Parkway

(619) 656-1500




Tours are open to the public. School group tours are available with reservations

The Visitor Center is open to the public. Visit us 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Guided public tours available on Saturday at 11 a.m., walk-in only. Self-guided tours are available daily from 9.a.m. - 4 p.m. School group tours are also available with a prior reservation.

Visitor center contains a shop with Team U.S.A branded items

The Visitor Center contains Team USA Shop, where more than 100 different Team USA-branded items are available for purchase. All proceeds from sales directly support our U.S. athletes. The funding is especially important because U.S. Olympic hopefuls receive no government funding, unlike athletes in other countries.


Which sports are practiced at this facility?

The Olympic Training Center facility supports many sports, including archery, bobsledding, canoeing/kayaking, field hockey, cycling, luge, rowing, rugby, skiing/snowboarding, soccer, softball, tri-athlon, and various Paralympic sports.

Who are some athletes or teams who have won medals that have practiced here?

The Chula Vista Olympic Training Center sent 86 athletes to the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.

Gold medals were won by

  • Women’s Rowing Team
  • Meb Keflezighi (Marathon)
  • Rebecca Giddens (Slalom Kayak)
  • Toby Stevenson (Pole Vault)

Silver medals were won by

  • Women’s Softball Team
  • Men’s Rowing Team
  • Women’s Soccer Team

Bronze medals were won by

  • Deena Kastor (Marathon)
  • Erin Mirabella (Cycling)
The training center also served training center for one of the top Paralympic athletes in the U.S., Marlon Shirley. At the 2004 Paralympic Games, Marlon won a gold medal in the 100m, a silver medal in the 200m and a bronze medal in the Long Jump.

U.S. Paralympic Bronze medals were won by

  • Deena Kastor (Marathon)
  • Erin Mirabella (Cycling)

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