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ARCO Olympic Training Center

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Address: Chula Vista, CA
Phone Number: 619 482 6215
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For Sports Fans

If you like sports then this place is a great stop if you are in the area. Seeing the facilities where our athletes train is great. A beautiful lake backs the property and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
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Malibu, California
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Malibu, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

If you like sports then this place is a great stop if you are in the area. Seeing the facilities where our athletes train is great. A beautiful lake backs the property and the grounds include areas where athletes train in sports ranging from Archery and BMX to Tennis and volleyball.

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Chula Vista, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My grandson and I visited Olympic Training Center. We walked around and saw the BMX course, some of the other attractions and visited the Gift Shop. My grandson was able to get an olympic logo cap a pen and a journal. He was thrilled by the items. It was a hot day, therefore we took water and limited our walking... More 

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Westwood Los Angeles County, California
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79 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The mountains to the east and Lake Otay (there are actually two) form a nice backdrop, especially when the weather is nice (which is most of the time and a major reason why this site was selected as an outdoor, year around training venue for aspiring Olympic athletes). This is a large site (150 acres) but only partially developed, 25... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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173 reviews 173 reviews
78 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Interesting place to visit. Grab a free map and take the self-guided audio tour using your cell phone. Although you can't get close to some of the venues, you can see the BMX course, the Athlete's Village, and the Archery Range, among others. You may see some Olympians in training (we saw some of the cyclists while we were there).... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I spent a week at the Olympic Training Center on a coach training trip. I had the pleasure of working, eating and enjoying the entire center. Even though I was here for work, it was an enjoyable place that everyone should visit if they get the chance, You get to see the place where our Olympic athletes live and train... More 

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San Diego, California
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22 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

....but here it is...I had never been to this amazing place until last December. Schools take their kids there for field trips, local neighbors walk all over the compound in peace and safety, world class atheletes practice at various sports and there is a BMX course that is pretty darn cool. The center is located in Eastlake, a high end... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Not many people know about this fabulous site! Beautiful setting with views of Otay Lakes. If you are lucky, you can catch multiple Olympic athletes practicing or competing. Great outdoor spot for a brisk walk even if you don't encounter athletic action.Wear walking shoes!!

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Chula Vista, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The BMX bike courses are amazing. Check practice schedules to see actual athletes in training. There is also a BMX course that you can pay to go on if you bring your bike and safety equipment. But call in advance for hours. Wear plenty of sunscreen as there is little shade. You can take a free golf cart tour around... More 

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Chula Vista
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

On arrival you are at the clubhouse. There are a visitor's information center and a great souvenier store showcasing many olympics.The grounds include two lakes, various sports fields,and an archery range.Many sporting events are open to the public.I highly reccomend a visit during your stay in Chula Vista.

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Chula Vista, California
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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The training center is a beautiful facility and Here in Chula Vista is located in a place where the athletes can really train and do what they do best, Chula Vista / Eastlake has a beautiful lake and so many trails for bikes, runners and walkers too. I live near the center and know that area very well. Love it... More 

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