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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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We actually went to drop our daughter off there for Archery Camp. WOW. Perhaps we got the back stage visit. We toured the center which was amazing, the facility is top notch. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2015
Suzi S
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Venice, Florida
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Venice, Florida
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175 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We actually went to drop our daughter off there for Archery Camp. WOW. Perhaps we got the back stage visit. We toured the center which was amazing, the facility is top notch. We walked around, hit the gift shop. Beware, they only take VISA or CASH. When we were there, it was pretty quiet and empty. Saw first hand the... More 

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Thank Suzi S
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

The Olympic Training Center (OTC) is not officially in San Diego, it is in Chula Vista, but that is a short enough drive (10 miles-15 minutes) that it is easy to add to any list of things you're planning on doing there. My wife and I went with my sister and brother-in-law. We went on a Saturday at 11:00 a.m.... More 

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Thank todd k
San Diego, California
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147 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

3.5 stars Actually, my ratings should be in two different sets: one for the center itself (four stars), one for the staff working within the stores/guest center (1 star). It was beastly hot and incredibly uncrowded the day my cousin and I showed up for a quick look-see and the self-guided tour. We drove up the long driveway, with the... More 

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1 Thank Jessica S
Morris, Illinois
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105 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The self-guided phone tour wasn't working. So, we walked the mile path with only a map. You have to stay on the path. In the far distance, we could see soccer practice. At the end of the trail, we could hear gunshots, at targets??? Only people we saw were groundskeepers, besides soccer players that were very far away. There wasn't... More 

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Thank Betty L
Phoenix, Arizona
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221 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We walked around the training grounds to see what there was to see. We saw people on a couple of the fields but could not tell if they were Olympic competitors or students hoping to someday be competitors. It is a relaxing site with wonderful views of the nearby mountains. Well worth the time for a pleasant relaxing walk.

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Thank Mike P
Chula Vista, California
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62 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The center is tucked into the eastern edge of Chula Vista overlooking Otay Lakes. It is accessed from I-805 via the Olympic Parkway. The actual address is: 2800 Olympic Parkway, Chula Vista, CA 91915. There is no admission charge and complementary tours are available on Saturdays at 11 A.M. Self guided walking tours are available daily from 9-5. The gift... More 

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3 Thank pbschaeffer
Chula Vista, California
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Excellent venue. Loved seen the archers practicing. The grounds are beautiful and loved the gift shop too. Definitely worth a visit.

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2 Thank Nelia M
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34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

This was one of the most enlightening tours I've ever been on. Our volunteer tour guide was a wealth of information. He escorted us around the training center by golf cart. We stopped at each event center and he explained what went on at each site and what improvements were being made to accommodate more sports. We were ably to... More 

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2 Thank Funs10
Nyon, Switzerland
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480 reviews
185 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

I like to bike to the Olympic training center but to be honest there is not much to see. They have a nice center but it is really for the athletes and not for visitors.

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Thank Brad P
San Diego, California, Usa
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

very informative and you get to see the training grounds for the althelics//the weather is also good and not too far very downtown san diego

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