chula vista elite athlete training center

chula vista elite athlete training center

the chula vista elite athlete training center gets a new look! six new plaques around the olympic torch at the visitor center courtyard

By Nick Gasparro, Operations Assistant CVEATC

Chula Vista, CA – The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center (CVEATC), a U.S. Olympic and Paralympic training site, is excited to share the completion of its most recent project around campus to the public. Six brand new plaques can be found nearby the Olympic Torch at the Visitor Center court yard. CVEATC would like to formally thank the Allen-Niesen Family, The Carol Moss Foundation and Kelsey Allen-Niesen for making this project possible with their generous donations. CVEATC would also like to thank V Group, our official signage and print provider, for their professionalism throughout the installation process, and Anytime Sign Solutions for the excellent graphic design job.

Overview of the new plaques:

  • Read about the history of the CVEATC, beginning with its grand opening in 1995 through the transfer of ownership from the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee to the City of Chula Vista in 2017.
  • Explore the history of the Olympic Flame, along with the meanings of the Olympic Rings and the Paralympic Agitos symbol.
  • Find your favorite sports and teams, all the teams that train at CVEATC, from National Governing Bodies, International Federations, Colleges and Universities and Professional Teams are listed.
  • Search for your favorite athletes, all the Olympic & Paralympic Medalists from both the 2016 Rio and 2020 Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games who trained at the CVEATC, almost 25% of the entire Team USA athlete delegation for Tokyo winning 93 medals, are listed along with their event(s).
  • Learn more about opportunities for athletes to train at CVEATC and the public to take a VIP Tour and hosting special events, groups and meetings here. Haven’t visited us in a while? To schedule a tour or event today and see what else is new at The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, visit

About the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center 

The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center opened in 1995 and sits on 155 acres in Chula Vista, San Diego County, with world class athletic facilities, housing and dining. An official United States Olympic and Paralympic Site, utilized by Olympians and Paralympians who live, train and eat on campus 365 days a year.

In addition, select teams and leagues have the opportunity to stay, eat and train at the campus The range of groups includes high schools, universities and professional athletes, who along with the Olympic athletes greatly benefit from an environment without distractions that is ideal for focus, preparation and team unity.

The training, camps, clinics, events and resident programs include over 20 Olympic, Paralympic and emerging sports. Go to to learn more and train where making dreams come true is our passion!