The aquatic center is 45,000 square feet, and contains a 50-meter x 25-meter swimming pool, two meters deep at the ends and three meters deep in the center. The pool has two moveable bulkheads, ten 50-meter lanes, twenty 25-meter lanes and contains 909,000 gallons of water.

The facility is primarily used for training and testing of the USA's finest swimmers (Olympic & Paralympic), pentathletes, triathletes, and water polo players, but is also utilized by other athletes for cross-training. An overhead catwalk and underwater cameras allow for filming athletes both above and below water for testing purposes.

The facility also utilizes other training aides such as a towing system, power towers, climbing ropes, and free weights to help maximize training.  

Sports Centers I and II

The Olympic Sports Center I, the first multi-sport gymnasium built on the Colorado Springs complex, is a 59,000 square-foot facility containing six gymnasiums, which can accommodate the training requirements for 14 Olympic and Pan American sports.

This facility has over 54,000 square feet of training facilities. It can accommodate a diverse variety of sports, from common sports like volleyball and basketball, to smaller, more internationally-renowned sports like team handball and archery.  

The facility can also easily accommodate paralympic sports such as goalball, wheelchair basketball, and sitting volleyball

Sports Center II was constructed in October 1993. Both facilities will be undergoing renovations and additions in the spring of 2012.

Olympic Shooting Center

The Olympic Shooting Center is the largest indoor shooting facility in the Western Hemisphere and the third largest in the world. The center features 29 50-meter firing points for rifle and pistol shooting, eight 25-meter pistol bays for rapid-fire pistol and women's sports pistol, four 10-meter running target rifle ranges and 72 10-meter air rifle and air pistol fire points.

Olympic Visitors Center


The Olympic Visitor Center is the primary support facility serving the general public and providing information about the USOC, U.S. Olympic Training Centers and the Olympic Movement. The $8 million building includes the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame, and indoor reception area, and Olympic retail store and a 225-seat auditorium.

Free public tours are conducted on a year-around basis by USOC Ambassadors. The tour includes a 12-minute film and 45-minute walking tour of the complex. Nearly 70% of the tour is out-of-doors. During the tour, visitors will have the opportunity to view athlete training facilities including Sport Center Gymnasiums, weightlifting and wrestling facilities, the USA Shooting Center, Coaching & Sport Science, the Aquatics Center, and Sport Medicine. Life-size figures with narrative panels adorn the Irwin Belk Olympic Pathway and provide information about Olympic and Pan American Sports.