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Ìntern Handbook
T AbLe OF CONT eNT S
Welcome Letter .....................................1                    OT C Rules & Regulations ................ 22
                                                                            Alcohol and Controlled Substances Policy ...23
History & Mission Statements ..........2                                    Dormitory Policies .......................................23
Life as an Ìntern .................................. 4                      Keys, Access Cards and ID Cards .................24
                                                                            Smoking .....................................................24
Ìntern Alumni Network .........................6                            General Security ..........................................25
                                                                            Bicycles .......................................................25
Pre-arrival Ìnformation ......................8
                                                                            Firearms ......................................................25
  What to Bring/Not to Bring ........................... 9
                                                                            Fire Safety ...................................................25
  Required Documents..................................... 9
  Intern Checklist ...........................................10         Ìnternship Program Forms ................ 2             7
                                                                            30-Day Evaluation Form..............................28
Ìnternship Policies ..............................12
                                                                            30-Day Intern Evaluation Form ...................30
   Intern Assimilation ......................................13
                                                                            Final Intern Evaluation Form .......................31
   Rules and Regulations ................................13
   Compensation ............................................13           Colorado Springs OT C Ìnformation .32
   Work Expectations ......................................14              General Information....................................33
   Cross-Divisional Projects .............................14               Weather and Altitude Considerations..........33
   Attire ..........................................................14     Shelter Areas on the OTC Complex ............. 34
   Arrival Orientation ......................................14            Map ............................................................35
   Dealing With Problems................................15                 Directions....................................................36
   Absenteeism and Tardiness .........................15                   Transportation.............................................37
   Workplace Environment..............................15                   Traffic and Parking ......................................39
   Email Policy/Computers...............................16                 Housing and Check-In ................................40
   Evaluations .................................................16         Luggage and Equipment Storage ................41
   Responsibilities of the Intern Manager ........17                       Dining .........................................................42
   Responsibilities of Intern Supervisors ..........18                     Exercise Facilities.........................................43
   Check-out Procedures .................................19                Internet .......................................................43
   Illness and Injury .........................................20          Address/Mail...............................................43
   Workers’ Compensation..............................20                   Printer/Fax/Copy Machines..........................44
   The Torch ....................................................20        ATM............................................................44
   Living on Complex ......................................20              Phones........................................................44
   Internship Extensions ..................................21              Voicemail ....................................................44
   References ..................................................21         Room Changes ...........................................44
   USOC Interns Blog ......................................21              Lost and Found ...........................................44
                                                                           Athlete Center ............................................45
                                                                           Channel 4 Message Board..........................45
                                                                           Entertainment .............................................45
                                                                           Equipment Checkout ..................................45




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T AbLe OF CONT eNT S
Colorado Springs OT C Ìnformation......                           Chula V ista OT C Ìnformation .... 75
  Olympic Spirit Store ................................45           General Information ...............................76
  OTC Tours ..............................................46        Weather Considerations .........................76
  Recycling ...............................................46       Maps .....................................................77
  TV Channel Directory ..............................46             Important Numbers ................................79
  Facility Directory .....................................47        Safety Concerns .....................................80
  Services Quick List ..................................48          Directions...............................................80
  Local Attractions.....................................49          Transportation ........................................81
  Outdoor Activities...................................52           Housing/Check-In ...................................81
  Local Activities .......................................55        Housekeeping ........................................82
  Dining Out .............................................57        Luggage Storage ....................................82
  Area Directory ........................................58         Laundry Rooms ......................................82
                                                                    Dining ....................................................83
Lake Placid OT C Ìnformation ..........63                           Exercise Facilities ....................................83
  General Information ...............................64             Address/Mail ..........................................84
  Maps .....................................................65      Printer/Copy/Fax Machines .....................84
  Important Numbers ................................67              ATM.......................................................84
  Directions...............................................68       Phones...................................................84
  Transportation ........................................68         Voicemail ...............................................85
  Housing and Check-In ............................69               Lost & Found ..........................................85
  Storage Rooms .......................................69           Room Changes.......................................85
  Dining ....................................................70     Equipment Checkout ..............................85
  Exercise Facilities ....................................70        Entertainment ........................................85
  Internet ..................................................70     Olympic Spirit Store ................................85
  Laundry..................................................70       Tours .....................................................85
  Address/Mail ..........................................71         Area Directory ........................................86
  Printer/Fax/Copy Machines .....................71                 Local Activities .......................................88
  ATM.......................................................71
  Phones...................................................71
  Voicemail ...............................................72
  Room Changes.......................................72
  Lost and Found ......................................72
  Olympic Spirit Store ................................72
  OTC and Event Information.....................72
  Recycling ...............................................72
  Local Activities .......................................73




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Greetings,




It is an honor to welcome you to the United States Olympic Committee Internship
Program. You will soon embark on a unique and wonderful journey through the
Olympic Movement. The USOC internship is a once in-a-lifetime opportunity to work
directly with our world class athletes and staff. Your internship will surely be filled
with applicable and memorable experiences. You will have the great fortune of
networking, participating in exciting projects, and learning about the Olympic and
Paralympic Movement. I am certain your time here will enrich your life on a personal
and professional level.

I am excited to have you as a part of our Olympic Family and look forward to hearing
about your progress in our program.

Amazing Awaits,




Scott Blackmun




                   United States Olympic Committee l www.teamusa.org




                                                                                          1
History & Mission Statement




                          2
HiST ORy & MiSSiON ST AT eMeNT
                                                                                    Famous Guests
T he United States Olympic Committe e
                                                                                     of the Olympic
The United States Olympic Committee is the single coordinating body for all
sports in the Olympic, Paralympic, and Pan American Games. It is recognized
                                                                                   Training Centers
by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the sole agency in the United                Ìnclude:
States for the selection and participation of U.S. teams in the Games. The USOC          Lance Armstrong
depends on the generosity of the American public, corporate sponsors, licensees,           Evelyn Ashford
and television revenues to support its programs.                                           Charles	Barkley
                                                                                              Bonnie Blair

USOC Mission Statement                                                                   Connie Carpenter
                                                                                          Willie Davenport
The United States Olympic Committee is dedicated to supporting U.S. Olympic and
                                                                                         Oscar De La Hoya
Paralympic athletes in achieving sustained competitive excellence and preserving
                                                                                             Clyde Drexler
the Olympic ideals, and thereby inspiring all Americans.
                                                                                               Janet Evans
                                                                                           Rulon Gardiner
Ìntern Program Purpose/Mission                                                           Melissa	Stockwell
                                                                                               Eric Heiden
The goals of the United States Olympic Committee Internship Program are:
                                                                                        Rudy	Garcia-Tolson
•	 To	provide	quality	work	experience	to	students	requiring	on-the-job	training	        1980	Hockey	Team
  for graduation.                                                                        Evander Holyfield
                                                                                               Dan Jansen
•	 To	provide	additional	resources	to	the	USOC	and	its	member	organizations.               Michael Jordan
                                                                                           Michelle Kwan
•	 To	provide	students	with	the	unique	opportunity	of	exposure	to	the	Olympic	
                                                                                                Lisa Leslie
  Movement and the spirit of Olympism.
                                                                                         Andrew Maynard
•	 To	partner	with	colleges	and	universities	which	require	or	allow	internships	        Apolo Anton Ohno
  in degree preparation by providing appropriate opportunities                                 Derek	Parra
                                                                                           Michael Phelps
                                                                                          Mary Lou Retton
                                                                                           David Robinson
                                                                                              Carl Sanders
                                                                                           Cale Sanderson
                                                                                            Jared Swallow
                                                                                           Debbie Thomas
                                                                                                Jill Trenary
                                                                                          Amy	Van	Dyken




                                                                                                           3
Life As An Ìntern
                    4
LiFe AS AN ÌNT e R N
We hope your USOC internship experience will be both professionally and personally rewarding.

As	part	of	the	USOC	team,	you	will	be	expected	to	embody	the	Olympic	ideals	and	work	to	further	
the Olympic Movement in everything you do.

As an intern you will be assigned to either a USOC Division          In	 addition	 to	 your	 work	 within	 your	 division/NGB	
or a National Governing Body (NGB). While the different              and	 on	 special	 projects,	 you	 will	 have	 a	 variety	 of	
divisions	and	NGBs	vary	in	their	day-to-day	function,	they	          other opportunities that will enhance your personal
are similar in that their primary goal is to directly support        development. These opportunities include attending
the Olympic and Paralympic athletes and the Olympic                  guest	 lectures,	 participating	 in	 workshops	 on	 topics	
Movement.	Interns	typically	work	forty	hours	per	week,	              such	 as	 networking	 and	 behavioral	 interviewing,	 and	
from	8:00	a.m.	to	5:00	p.m.	with	a	one	hour	lunch	break.	            volunteering to assist with activities across the training
Because the USOC and NGBs operate with lean staffs, it               center such as trials and competitions for Olympians and
is	imperative	that	you	be	prepared	to	take	on	a	portion	of	          Paralympians.	 You	 should	 check	 with	 your	 supervisor	
the	organization’s	workload.	Depending	on	the	timing	of	             prior to committing to any such event.
your internship and the organization into which you are
                                                                     Outside of the office, you will have the opportunity to
placed,	you	may	be	asked	to	travel,	assist	at	evening	or	
                                                                     explore, develop yourself personally, and relax. Typically,
weekend	events,	or	work	overtime.	For	this	reason,	you	
                                                                     interns	will	meet	after	work	to	work	out	together	and	
should plan to be extremely flexible.
                                                                     then	eat	at	the	dining	hall.	On	weekday	evenings,	interns	
In	 addition	 to	 assisting	 with	 the	 daily	 workflow	 of	 your	   may organize sport activities, participate in local running
division/NGB, you may be called upon to lead or assist in            clubs,	work	on	job	searches	and	resumes,	or	just	hang	
special	projects.	These	projects	may	be	individual,	focusing	        out	 and	 socialize	 in	 the	 dorm.	 On	 weekends,	 interns	
on	small-scale	improvements	within	your	specific	division/           may	explore	local	cities,	go	rafting,	skiing	or	hiking,	or	
NGB,	or	may	be	more	long-term	and	strategic,	incorporating	          take	weekend	road	trips.
a	cross-functional	team	of	interns	and/or	staff	from	various	
                                                                     The more effort you put into your USOC internship,
areas of the organization. You will need to carefully manage
                                                                     the	more	you	will	ultimately	take	from	the	experience.	
your	 time	 in	 order	 to	 ensure	 your	 project	 work	 leaves	 a	
                                                                     Make	 sure	 that	 you	 take	 advantage	 of	 the	 knowledge	
lasting	mark	on	the	organization	while	not	interfering	with	
                                                                     that your supervisors and intern managers have to
the daily needs of your division/NGB.
                                                                     offer.	Work	with	them	to	maximize	your	experience	and	
                                                                     inform	them	promptly	of	any	questions	and/or	problems	
                                                                     you are having.




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Ìntern Alumni
     Network


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ÌNT e R N ALUMNi NeT WORk
Over 1,500 college students have completed the nationally recognized USOC Internship
Program.	The	network	of	past	interns	provides	the	following	benefits	to	the	USOC,	NGBs,	intern	
alumni, and current interns:

•	 A	network	for	informational	interviewing,	job	postings,	   •	 An	opportunity	for	USOC	intern	alumni	to	locate	
  business contacts, and more, by geographic location,          |others within their geographic area for the purpose of
  field	of	interest	for	current	interns	and	alumni	looking	     setting up mutual interest groups and promote
  for	job	or	career	opportunities.	                             the Olympic Movement.

•	 A	recruitment	source	where	the	USOC	and	NGBs	              •	 Contact	information	for	intern	alumni	reunions.
  circulate	job	and	internship	openings	or	searches	for	
                                                              •	 An	Intern	Alumni	Conference	every	five	years	to	
  specific	types	of	job	candidates	and	interns	for	their	
                                                                promote personal and professional development.
  organizations.
                                                              After an intern has completed the internship and
•	 An	ongoing	recruitment	tool	for	the	USOC	
                                                              provided the intern manager with all of the appropriate
  Internship	Program	as	intern	alumni	are	asked	to	
                                                              final	 paperwork,	 the	 intern	 manager	 will	 e-mail	 each	
  promote the program to college students with
                                                              intern	the	registration	form	for	the	alumni	network	and	
  whom they are in contact. This will be facilitated
                                                              put	 his/her	 e-mail	 address	 on	 the	 mailing	 list	 for	 job	
  by	intern	alumni	equipped	with	the	most	recent	
                                                              postings and other information.
  information to give students about the application
  process, deadline dates and other relevant
  information.




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Pre-Arrival Ìnformation




                     8
P Re-ARRiVAL ÌNFOR MAT iON
What T O bring                                       What NOT to bring
or
( buy when you arrive)                               •	 Kitchen	appliances

•	 Shower	flip-flops                                 •	 Towels

•	 Hangers                                           •	 Sheets

•	 Sunscreen                                         •	 Comforter

•	 Toiletries                                        •	 Refrigerator

•	 Beach	towel                                       •	 Mirror

•	 Swimsuit                                          •	 Alcohol

•	 Laundry	detergent                                 •	 Illegal	drugs

•	 Laptop	                                           •	 Candles	or	incense
   (recommended if you have one, however computers
   are available in the common rooms)
                                                     Required Documents
•	 Personal	pillow	(if	you	prefer)                   Bring your Social Security card and driver’s license or state
                                                     identification	card	with	you.	The	USOC	is	required	to	see	
•	 Umbrella
                                                     both documents at the time of hire. If you do not have
•	 Rain	jacket                                       a Social Security card in your possession, please visit your
•	 Checkbook	                                        local Social Security Office and apply for a duplicate card
   (for direct deposit)                              so you receive it before your arrival at the internship site.
                                                     There	is	no	charge	for	a	duplicate	card,	and	it	usually	takes	
•	 Social	Security	card
                                                     about	two	weeks	to	receive	it.	If	you	are	not	a	U.S.	citizen,	
•	 Insurance	card	                                   please bring the appropriate passport, visa and other
   (for medical purposes)                            authorization for earning wages in the United States. If
                                                     you	have	any	questions	regarding	these	documents	please	
•	 Driver’s	license
                                                     contact the intern manager.




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              Ìntern Checklists

Once yOu are nOtified Of tentative selectiOn:                                                                          complete

review the usOc intern Handbook

register for an national center for safety initiatives (ncsi) background check

complete the following forms and return them to the intern manager:

   USOC Employment Application

   USOC Code of Conduct Form

   Direct Deposit Form (if necessary)

   Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form (must be turned in but not required to self-identify)

   Emergency Contact Form

   Handbook Acknowledgement Form

   IT Internet Usage Form

   Property Issue Form

   I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification

   W-4 Tax Form (use local OTC address on this form, not home address)

Obtain necessary employment verification documents (social security card, etc.)



PriOr tO traveling tO tHe usOc site:                                                                                   complete

verify that ncsi background check is complete

verify that the intern manager has received all necessary paperwork

Make travel arrangements and return travel form to the intern manager

contact your supervisor via phone or email to discuss start date, travel arrangements, job expectations, etc.


uPOn arrival at tHe usOc site:                                                                                         complete

report to the Otc registration desk to complete paperwork and receive your id card, access card, and room key

schedule and complete a dorm room inventory with the facility Management division (fMd) within three days of arrival

complete Otc forms—see pg. 28

                                                                                                                 P Re-ARRiVAL
                                                                                                                 ÌNFOR MAT iON




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            intern Checklists

during tHe first few days Of yOur internsHiP:                                                                                  complete

Meet with your supervisor for a job-site orientation and explanation of work expectations

attend an intern welcome and Overview meeting with the intern manager
(be sure to bring proper identification listed on i-9 and a voided check if you desire direct deposit)

Make sure you receive a yellow “facilities” sticker for your id so that you can gain access to the gym and other facilities.

Be sure tO read tHe intern HandBOOK, usOc cOde Of etHics and cOde Of cOnduct PriOr tO tHis Meeting

attend the intern Orientation and assimilation program, which is scheduled by the intern manager



during tHe reMainder Of yOur internsHiP:                                                                                       complete

complete the 30-day evaluation with your supervisor approximately 30 days into your internship
and send a copy of your evaluation form to the intern manager

agree on an end date with your supervisor no later than 30 days prior to the end of the internship

Provide your move-out date to the internship manager

complete a dorm room inventory with fMd within 5 days of your move-out date

complete a final evaluation with your supervisor

schedule and complete an exit interview with the intern manager on your last day of work

complete an address verification form (for delivery of your w-2) and deliver it to the intern manager

drop off your access card and room key on the day of your departure




                                                                                                                        P Re-ARRiVAL
                                                                                                                        ÌNFOR MAT iON




                                                                                                                                        11
Ìnternship
   Policies




              12
ÌNT e R NSHiP POLiCieS
Ìntern Assimilation
Intern assimilation provides participants an opportunity            •	 Comply	with	other	rules	and	regulations	of	the	Olympic	
to understand the fundamentals of the USOC and its                    Complex, as set forth by the dining hall, sports venues,
operations, Olympism, and NGB relationships. Participants             security division, etc.
will	meet	with	key	leaders	and	experience	an	Olympic	or	            •	 Maintain	confidentiality	for	the	USOC	division	or	
Paralympic sport as they gain the big picture perspective             member organization with which they are employed.
regarding the direction of the organization. Some other
                                                                    •	 Display	courtesy	and	consideration	to	co-workers,	
topics include (but are not limited to) donor information,
                                                                      athletes and fellow interns.
strategy, new media, NGB business development, and
Paralympics. Additionally, participants will learn about            •	 Maintain	dormitory	rooms	at	a	reasonable	level	of	
the	 internship	 experience,	 logistical	 requirements,	 and	         cleanliness.
networking	 strategies.	 Intern	 assimilation	 is	 held	 at	 the	   •	 Complete	a	30-day	and	final	evaluation	of	the	
beginning of the spring, summer, and fall semesters.                  internship experience.


Program Rules & Regulations                                         Compensation
Interns selected by USOC divisions or member                        Interns are temporary employees of the USOC or the
organizations have been granted the privilege of a                  member organization. Compensation is $8.50 per hour
unique	 educational	 opportunity.	 Interns,	 in	 addition	          with	 a	 $379	 deduction	 every	 two-week	 pay	 period	 for	
to complying with USOC and member organization                      room	 and	 meals.	 Interns	 will	 be	 paid	 time	 and	 one-half	
employment policies and procedures, are expected to                 the	 hourly	 rate	 for	 any	 hours	 worked	 over	 40	 in	 a	 one-
follow Intern Program and Olympic Complex rules and                 week	pay	period;	in	California,	interns	earn	overtime	after	
regulations.                                                        eight	hours	of	work	in	one	day.	Appropriate	federal	and	
                                                                    state taxes will be withheld from interns’ pay. Temporary
Upon	reporting	to	the	USOC,	each	intern	will	be	required	
                                                                    employees	 do	 not	 receive	 pay	 for	 vacation,	 sick	 time,	
to read the USOC Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics.
                                                                    holidays,	etc.	For	specific	questions	on	compensation	please	
Interns	will	be	required	to	sign	a	form	acknowledging	their	
                                                                    contact the intern manager. NOTE: All overtime hours must
understanding of the codes. The USOC expects interns
                                                                    be approved in advance by the intern’s supervisor.
to strictly adhere to these codes. In addition to following
the Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics, interns are also
expected to:

•	 Comply	with	the	office	procedures	and	policies	of	the	
  USOC division or member organization with which
  they are employed.




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Work expectations                                                      A ttire
Interns will maintain office hours designated by their                 Interns should wear attire appropriate for their position.
supervisor. Normal hours in most offices are 8:00 a.m. to              Generally, the USOC and member organizations follow a
5:00	 p.m.,	 Monday	 through	 Friday.	 On	 occasion,	 interns	         business casual attire in office situations. Typical attire for
may	be	expected	to	work	evenings	or	weekends	for	special	              men	includes	slacks,	polo	shirts,	and	dress	shoes	or	loafers.	
projects	or	events.	                                                   For	 women,	 appropriate	 attire	 may	 include	 capris	 pants,	
                                                                       long	pants,	knee-length	skirts,	dress	jeans	(no	holes,	frays	
•	 Your	supervisor	will	provide	you	with	a	job	description.	
                                                                       etc.) sweaters, blouses, polo shirts, dresses, flats or heels
   If	you	do	not	receive	one,	please	ask	for	one.
                                                                       (open-toed	shoes	are	also	acceptable).	Inappropriate	attire	
•	 Interns’	work	attire	should	be	appropriate	for	their	               includes:	mini	skirts,	sweatshirts/pants,	t-shirts,	short	shorts,	
   position.                                                           cutoffs,	workout/jogging	attire,	and	revealing	clothing	such	
•	 Interns	are	expected	to	call	their	supervisor	to	report	            as	spaghetti	strapped	dresses	or	tops,	halter	tops,	and	tank	
   any	absence	from	work	for	illness,	appointments,	                   tops. Interns in a gym or weight room situation may wear
   or any other reason. Advance notice is to be given                  the appropriate athletic attire for their situation. If there is
   whenever	possible.	Personal	time	away	from	the	job	                 any	question	about	attire,	interns	may	ask	their	supervisor.	
   is not paid and must be approved in advance by the
   supervisor.                                                         Arrival Orientation
                                                                       Orientation for your division or member organization should
Cross-divisional Projects                                              be conducted by your supervisor or other appropriate
During your internship, you may have the opportunity to                individuals	at	your	work	site,	and	should	include:
work	on	cross-divisional	projects	with	other	interns	and	an	
                                                                       •	 A	tour	of	the	facilities
assigned USOC or NGB leader. Interns will only have an
opportunity to participate if their supervisor has approved            •	 Introduction	to	co-workers
and	recommended	them	to	do	so.	Projects	can	be	as	simple	
                                                                       •	 Instruction	in	using	office	equipment
as	logistically	supporting	another	USOC	or	NGB	project	or	
as complicated as independently building and conducting                •	 Instruction	for	telephone	procedures
an activity for a staff training of more than 200 participants.
                                                                       •	 Information	on	office	policy
Cross-divisional	 projects	 can	 be	 hard	 work,	 but	 will	 give	
interns	 an	 opportunity	 to	 network,	 learn	 from	 another	          •	 Discussion	of	job	description	and	work	expectations
leader,	 and	 take	 on	 a	 role	 within	 a	 team	 to	 accomplish	
                                                                       •	 Written	copy	of	job	description,	if	not	previously	
a	 unique	 goal.	 Interns	 are	 not	 obligated	 to	 participate	 if	
                                                                         provided
asked,	and	can	deny	the	offering	prior	to	the	start	of	the	
project.	Projects	will	become	available	as	they	are	submitted	
by USOC and NGB team members and leaders.




                                                                                                     ÌNT e R NSHiP
                                                                                                         POLiCieS
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Dealing with Problems                                             Absente eism & Tardiness
Although problems are not anticipated, we realize that            Unexcused absences and tardiness are unacceptable in
they	sometimes	occur.	Supervisors	and	interns	are	asked	          the	 workplace.	 In	 the	 event	 that	 an	 intern	 will	 be	 late	
to follow the guidelines listed below in dealing with             for	 work	 or	 absent	 from	 work	 for	 any	 portion	 of	 the	
problems.                                                         scheduled	workday/shift,	he/she	is	required	to	call	and	
                                                                  inform his/her supervisor of the planned arrival time. If
problems on the job: USOC interns and supervisors
                                                                  the supervisor is not available, please leave a message
of USOC interns are to refer to the USOC Employee
                                                                  that includes instructions on where you can be reached.
Handbook	 for	 guidelines	 in	 resolving	 work-related	
problems. Supervisors at member organizations should
follow	 their	 organizations	 guidelines	 for	 work-related	      Workplace environment
problems. The USOC intern manager is available for                The USOC and member organizations strive to maintain a
consultation by interns and/or supervisors.                       work	environment	free	from	intimidation,	threats	or	violent	
                                                                  acts such as intimidation, threatening or hostile behaviors,
problems in the dormitory: Report building maintenance
                                                                  physical abuse, harassment, vandalism, arson, sabotage,
or	 housekeeping	 problems	 to	 OTC	 Operations	 and	 they	
                                                                  use	 of	 weapons	 or	 carrying	 weapons	 of	 any	 kind	 onto	
will	 request	 a	 work	 order	 for	 any	 building	 repairs	 or	
                                                                  company	 property	 (including	 vehicles),	 jokes	 or	 offensive	
maintenance. They will also handle any issues regarding
                                                                  comments regarding violent events or any other act which
cleanliness, etc. If necessary, you may contact the intern
                                                                  in management’s sole opinion is inappropriate in the
manager to discuss any of those issues.
                                                                  workplace.	These	types	of	behavior	by	interns	are	subject	

Noise	problems	should	be	reported	to	the	FMD	during	              to disciplinary action. If any intern feels he/she may have

business hours or USOC security after hours. Roommate             been	subjected	to	any	of	the	behaviors	listed	above,	he/she	

or other personnel issues should be reported to the               is	 asked	 to	 immediately	 report	 the	 incident	 to	 the	 intern	

intern manager.                                                   manager. Complaints will be investigated and, based upon
                                                                  the	results,	appropriate	action	will	be	taken.

                                                                  Interns	are	in	a	unique	situation	as	they	live	at	an	Olympic	
                                                                  Training	Center;	therefore,	dormitories	and	the	dining	hall	
                                                                  are	 also	 considered	 the	 workplace	 (this	 includes	 workers	
                                                                  compensation claims).




                                                                                             ÌNT e R NSHiP
                                                                                                 POLiCieS
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e-mail Policy/
Computer Systems                                                      evaluations
All information transmitted through or stored in the USOC             Both	interns	and	supervisors	are	required	to	complete	30-
or member organization computer systems, including                    day and final evaluations. Samples of these evaluation
e-mail	 and	 voice	 mail	 is	 considered	 business	 information	      forms	may	be	found	in	the	appendix	of	this	handbook.
and is the property of the USOC. All messages, files and
                                                                      interns:	 The	 manager	 uses	 the	 30-day	 evaluation	 as	 a	
other business information, even if considered personal by
                                                                      trouble-shooting	tool.	If	responses	indicate	a	problem,	the	
an intern, are and remain the property of the USOC. They
                                                                      intern	manager	will	work	with	the	supervisor	and	intern	to	
are not the private property of any intern and the USOC/
                                                                      resolve	the	problem.	Final	evaluations	cover	all	aspects	of	
member organizations may review or use such business
                                                                      the	program	and	are	considered	in	making	changes	to	the	
information as it deems appropriate. No intern should have
                                                                      program.
any expectation of privacy in the contents of USOC business
or computer systems. The USOC/member organization
                                                                      Supervisors:	 If	 a	 30-day	 evaluation	 indicates	 an	
reserves the right to search, access, copy, and use as it sees
                                                                      unsatisfactory performance by an intern, the intern
fit	 any	 and	 all	 e-mail	 messages	 in	 its	 systems.	 Improper,	
                                                                      manager	 will	 work	 with	 the	 intern	 and	 supervisor	 to	
unprofessional or offensive use of these communication
                                                                      resolve the problem. If the situation cannot be resolved,
methods will not be tolerated.
                                                                      the internship may be terminated. The final evaluation is
                                                                      a	 review	 of	 the	 intern’s	 performance	 and	 will	 be	 kept	 in	
                                                                      the intern’s personnel file at the intern office. A copy of an
                                                                      intern’s final evaluation may be sent to a faculty advisor or
                                                                      the college/university’s internship coordinator.




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  Responsibilities of intern Manager

•	 Awards	intern	slots	within	the	various	USOC	divisions	       •	 Manages	program	forms	such	as	the	background	
   and member organizations based upon business need               check	release,	official	application,	and	travel	plans.
   and a history of successful internship supervision.
                                                                •	 Arranges	housing	at	an	Olympic	Training	Center	for	
•	 Receives	and	screens	applications	for	completeness	             interns	and	makes	roommate	assignments,	if	necessary.
   and eligibility.
                                                                •	 Distributes	evaluation	forms	to	interns	and	supervisors,	
•	 Arranges	for	selecting	offices	to	review	applications.          collects	and	retains	the	completed	forms,	and	takes	any	
                                                                   other action that may be indicated.
•	 Executes	the	USOC	background	screening	and	process	
   for the intern candidate.                                    •	 Provides	coaching	and	training	for	interns	and	intern	
                                                                   supervisors.
•	 Receives	the	completed	background	check	release	form	
   from intern candidate, arranges for the criminal and         •	 Publicizes	the	intern	program	to	numerous	colleges	
   driving	history	checks,	and	notifies	the	selecting	office	      and universities through mailings, USOC and member
   when	the	candidate	clears	the	background	check.                 organization publications, commercial publications/web
                                                                   sites, and the USOC web site.
•	 Notifies	all	unsuccessful	candidates	by	mail	that	they	
   were	not	selected	within	one	week	after	the	selection	       •	 Maintains	the	website	and	program	materials.
   process has been completed.
                                                                •	 Develops	and	runs	internship	programming	including	
                                                                   Intern	Assimilation,	cross	divisional	projects,	and	
                                                                   Behavioral	Interviewing/Resume	Workshop.

                                                                •	 Owns	and	develops	the	intern	alumni	program.

                                                                •	 Maintains	the	program	budget.




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  Responsibilities of intern Supervisors

•	 Submits	a	formal	request	to	host	an	intern	in	            1.	A	written	job	description	and	an	oral	review	
   their respective division or department to the               of	that	description	as	well	as	other	work	
   intern manager.                                              expectations.

•	 Reviews	applications,	conducts	interviews,	and	offers	    2.	Instruction	on	tracking	hours	worked,	approval	
   a tentative internship position (final offer made after      of time, and other payroll information. This is
   cleared	background	screening).                               especially important for member organization
                                                                interns.
•	 Submits	selected	intern	information	into	the	
   internship program manager to execute the                 3. Written orientation material (recommended)
   background	screening	process.                                which includes:

•	 After	receiving	clearance	from	the	intern	manager,	         – A clear description of the reporting procedure
   notifies candidate that he/she has cleared the                in the supervisor’s absence
   background	screening	and	makes	a	final	offer.               – An organization chart of the division/
•	 Clarifies	start	and	end	dates	of	the	internship,	and	         organization
   provides the intern with materials about the division       –	 Names,	titles,	telephone	numbers	and	e-mail	
   or the member organization.                                    addresses	of	co-workers	

•	 Plans	first	day	arrival	information	with	intern,	which	     – Other relevant information about the division/
   includes giving the intern information on how to              organization which may include information on
   travel to the Olympic Training Center and place               officers and other staff or activities at locations
   of	work.	It	may	be	necessary	to	help	arrange	for	             other	than	the	usual	workplace,	descriptions	of	
   reasonable airport transportation.                            programs in which the intern may be involved,
                                                                 how to reach staff when they are traveling,
•	 Coordinates	with	the	Information	Technology	
                                                                 commonly	asked	questions	and	answers,	
   division	to	get	the	intern	properly	set-up	for	their	
                                                                 writing styles, etc.
   first	day	of	work.
                                                             4.	Assigning	appropriate	workspace,	office	
• Completes the necessary intern and program
                                                                supplies, etc.
  evaluation forms.
                                                             5. A tour of the division/organization offices
•	 On	the	first	day	of	the	internship,	provides	an	
                                                                and	an	introduction	to	co-workers.
   orientation	to	the	job	site	which	is	to	include:
                                                             6.	Instruction	on	telephone	equipment	and	
                                                                procedures.

                                                             7.	Instruction	on	computer	equipment	and	
                                                                explanation of computer policy.




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Check-Out Procedures
No more than five business days before the end of your        •	 On	the	last	working	day,	interns	must	turn	in	office	
internship and your departure from the OTC, you will            keys	and	other	workplace	tools	assigned	to	them	to	
be	 required	 to	 complete	 a	 comprehensive	 dorm	 room	       the supervisor at the site of the internship. Interns
inventory	and	inspection	with	a	member	of	the	FMD	staff.	       must complete an exit interview and provide a final
                                                                evaluation and address verification form to the intern
Charges will not be assessed for normal wear and tear, but
                                                                manager before they leave the Olympic Complex.
you will be charged for any damage above and beyond
                                                                These	forms	may	be	faxed	from	interns	at	Lake	Placid	
routine or missing items. Any damage charges will be
                                                                or Chula Vista. The intern manager’s fax number is
removed	from	your	final	paycheck.	Your	final	paycheck	will	
                                                                (719)	866-4817.
not be issued until the room inventory and inspection is
complete.                                                     •	 Interns	must	leave	their	room	in	satisfactory	
                                                                condition. Interns not returning their keys or
•	 You	may	store	your	luggage	in	the	Athlete	Center	            access cards will be required to pay for those
  across	from	the	Registration	Desk	if	you	are	not	leaving	     items.
  until later in the day.
                                                              •	 If	an	intern	is	departing	by	air,	he/she	may	request	
•	 You	may	hold	onto	your	key	and	card	until	after	lunch	       ground transportation to the Colorado Springs, San
  on your day of departure for access to the Dining Hall.       Diego,	Albany,	Burlington,	Plattsburgh,	or	Saranac	Lake	
                                                                airports.	To	do	this,	sign-up	at	the	Athlete	Registration	
•	 Please	separate	your	photo	card	from	your	access	card	
                                                                Center. You will be advised of the time and location of
  and	turn	in	the	access	card	and	key	before	you	leave.	
                                                                departure by OTC or transportation staff.
  The	photo	card	is	yours	to	keep.
                                                              •	 If	you	have	more	luggage	than	you	can	take	on	a	plane	
Interns are to adhere to the following guidelines for
                                                                or load into your vehicle, you may ship materials to
departure	from	the	job	site	and	the	Olympic	Complex:
                                                                your destination by mail at your own expense. Have
•	 Interns	and	supervisors	should	discuss	and	decide	on	        the	boxes	well-strapped	and	clearly	addressed.	The	
  the	last	working	day	for	the	intern	far	in	advance	of	        mail room staff will weigh and collect the appropriate
  the	departure	date.	The	intern	manager	will	request	          shipping charges. See the insert for your location for
  that	date	approximately	30	days	prior	to	the	end	of	          hours that personal mail or shipping will be accepted.
  the internship term. At that time the intern will also be
  asked	to	provide	the	date	he/she	will	be	moving	out	of	
  the dormitory.

•	 Interns	will	be	required	to	move	out	of	dormitories	no	
  later	than	48	hours	after	their	last	working	day.	The	
  standard charge for room and meals will be deducted
  for days up to your move out date. Once an intern
  provides a move out date, that date is considered a
  firm date and interns will be expected to depart the
  Complex on the designated date.


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                Ìllness & injury                                                  T he Torch
                Interns	 are	 required	 to	 utilize	 private	 physicians	 for	    The Torch is the United States Olympic Committee’s
                any	 illness	 or	 non-work	 related	 injury.	 Sports	 Medicine	   intranet. It is a resource that is available to all USOC
                facilities at Olympic Training Centers are for the use of         interns	in	the	computers	at	their	workspace.	Colorado	
                athletes only. Interns are not covered by USOC employee           Springs interns can also access The Torch from the
                benefits (including health insurance). The USOC                   computers upstairs in the athlete center (building 9).
                recommends that you establish health insurance prior              Computer stations in Chula Vista can be found in the
                to your arrival.                                                  Athlete	 Check-In	 (ACI)	 Center,	 and	 Lake	 Placid	 NGB	
                                                                                  interns can contact Julie Garrett for assistance.
                If	an	injury	occurs	on	an	Olympic	Training	Center,	it	should	
                immediately be reported to the attendant or supervisor in         The Torch is a resource that is used to view USOC
                the	facility/office	where	the	injury	occurred.	Accidents	of	      announcements, events, volunteer opportunities, and
                this nature should also be reported to the security office.       Team USA news. Each department has their own page on
                If	the	injury	is	serious	enough	to	require	the	attention	of	a	    The Torch where you can access more specific information
                physician,	a	security	officer	will	make	arrangements	for	the	     related	directly	to	your	job.	The	Internship	Program	has	a	
                intern to visit a hospital emergency room. However, if the        page on The Torch where you can find important forms
                accident	is	not	work-related,	the	intern	will	be	responsible	     for the internship, discussion boards and restaurant
                for any expense incurred.                                         recommendations for the three training site areas.

                if an emergency occurs during working hours call:                 For	 USOC	 interns	 The	 Torch	 is	 located	 in	 your	 browser	
                                                                                  under favorites > USOC > Torch. Otherwise, you can access
                1. 911
911
                                                                                  The	Torch	by	typing	in	“torch”	into	any	web-browser	on	
S ecurity       2. Security
                                                                                  the USOC campus.
M ain C linic   3.	Main	Clinic	Number	
Number
                if an emergency occurs after working hours call:
                                                                                  Living on Complex
                                                                                  Living	on	complex	plays	a	major	role	in	the	USOC	internship	
                1. 911
  911                                                                             experience. A general expectation of the program is that
  S ecurity     2. Security                                                       interns live at the Olympic Training Center. Any intern

  A thlete      3.	Athlete	Center	                                                requesting	 not	 to	 live	 at	 the	 OTC	 will	 need	 to	 ask	 their	
  C enter                                                                         supervisor and intern program manager prior to accepting

                Workers’ Compensation                                             an internship position. Interns choosing (after approval) not
                                                                                  to live at the OTC will be responsible for their own housing
                Interns	are	covered	by	Workers’	Compensation	for	injuries	        and transportation arrangements and meals.
                that	occur	on	the	job	as	they	are	temporary	employees	
                of either the USOC or the member organization.




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Ìnternship extensions
Generally, an internship period lasts for one semester.           By submitting a blog to the USOC, you hereby authorize
However,	 internships	 may	 be	 extended	 on	 a	 case-by-         the USOC’s use of all information in that blog, in any and
case basis. Interns who are interested in an extension            all media, for perpetuity. The foregoing authorization
should discuss this with their supervisor and contact the         specifically	includes	the	use	of	your	name,	photo,	likeness,	
intern program manager at least one month prior to                and biographical information and any other information
their scheduled end date.                                         in the blog for the purpose of displaying the blog on the
                                                                  intern blog and for advertising and promoting the USOC

References/
                                                                  intern program in any form.


employment Verification                                           The USOC may edit your blog to eliminate offensive
                                                                  language and/or themes as determined by the USOC in
Due to varying state regulations regarding providing
                                                                  its sole discretion.
employment information, only USOC Human Resources
is authorized to provide employment verifications or              The	USOC	is	not	obligated	to	make	any	use	of	the	blog	or	
references. The USOC reserves the right to verify to              exercise any of the rights granted by this release, and may
outside sources basic information such as employment              pull down a blog at any time for any reason.
status,	 dates	 of	 employment,	 and	 job	 title,	 without	
notification to the employee. The USOC also reserves
the right to cooperate with law enforcement, public
safety, or medical officials who have a valid need for
                                                                                                     blog:
                                                                                             r ogram
                                                                                     ship P
                                                                              intern
limited, specific information about an employee, without
                                                                          SOC                     com.
                                                                   T he U                  gspot.
notification to the employee involved.
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USOC Ìntern blog                                                    www.u socint
The USOC Internship Program maintains a blog at
www.usocinterns.blogspot.com. During your internship
you	 will	 be	 asked	 by	 the	 intern	 manager	 to	 contribute	
postings to the blog. The intern manager will provide logon
and password information.




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USOC Rules & Regulations




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USOC RULeS & ReGULAT iONS
Alcohol, Drugs                                             Dormitory Policies
& Controlled Substances                                    •	 In	general,	dormitory	rooms	are	to	be	kept	in	
                                                             reasonable order. Be aware that your room will be
The possession, purchase, consumption (use) or sale
                                                             entered	occasionally	by	housekeeping	or	facility	
of a controlled or illegal substance or alcohol on USOC
                                                             maintenance staff.
premises is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Such possession,
purchase or consumption on USOC property will result       •	 For	your	safety	and	the	safety	of	others,	please	do	not	
in IMMEDIATE DISMISSAL from the USOC Internship              bring any appliances, including hot plates, microwaves,
Program. Occasionally, alcoholic beverages are served in     humidifiers,	popcorn	makers,	etc.	No	open	flames	are	
conjunction	with	an	authorized	USOC	event	and	this	is	a	     allowed. Do not burn candles and/or incense anywhere
limited exception to this prohibition.                       in the building.

                                                           •	 Alcohol and illegal or performance enhancing
                                                             drugs are prohibited on the OTC complex.
                                                             Additionally, prescription drugs brought by you to the
                                                             OTC complex should be used in the manner prescribed
                                                             by your doctor.

                                                           •	 Items	such	as	bicycles,	skis,	etc.	may	not	be	kept	in	
                                                             dormitory	rooms.	Bicycle	racks	are	provided	throughout	
                                                             the complex.

                                                           •	 Do	not	remove	or	change	any	OTC	property	in	your	
                                                             room. Everything that is assigned to your room must
                                                             stay in your room. You are allowed to add items, but
                                                             you are responsible for removing all personal property
                                                             before your departure.

                                                           •	 Interns	may	have	family	and	friends	visit	them	at	
                                                             Olympic	Training	Centers;	however,	ABSOLUTELY NO
                                                             OVERNIGHT GUESTS are allowed in the dormitories.
                                                             Visitors must depart from the Complex no later than
                                                             midnight.	After	midnight,	an	athlete	drop-off	pass	
                                                             may be obtained from the Security Information Center
                                                             that allows a visitor to drop off any residents at their
                                                             dormitory;	30	minutes	will	be	allowed	for	this	purpose.	
                                                             Upon exit from the Complex, the temporary pass must
                                                             be returned to the Information Center. Having an
                                                             overnight guest will result in IMMEDIATE DISMISSAL.



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                                                              keys, Access Cards, & ÌD Cards
•	 Pictures,	photos,	and	posters	are	to	be	secured	to	wall	   Interns who have received approval to stay at the OTC will
  spaces with picture hangers, push pins, and small           be	issued	their	own	room	key.	Do	not	give	your	room	key	to	
  nails only. In addition, no replacing, removing, or         friends	or	other	interns.	Carry	your	key	with	you	at	all	times	
  restructuring of window coverings is permitted. Posters,    to	avoid	being	locked	out,	and	lock	your	door	whenever	
  flags, and banners are not to be placed over window         you	 leave	 or	 are	 in	 your	 room.	 For	 your	 safety	 do	 not	
  areas or hung from balconies.                               prop open any of the doors. If it is discovered that you
                                                              have propped open a door you may be immediately
•	 Painting	of	the	rooms	is	strictly	prohibited.
                                                              dismissed from the program. Most importantly, please
•	 Pets	are	strictly	prohibited	by	the	OTC	Code	of	           do not admit or allow individuals to follow you (tailgate)
  Conduct.                                                    into secured areas. Just because you might have seen an

•	 If	an	intern	wants	furniture	moved	out	of	his/her	room	    individual around on complex, does not mean that they

  call	the	front	desk	and	FMD	will	move	it.                   belong on complex. If someone insists on following you
                                                              in you should notify security immediately. Keys are not to
•	 The	OTC	is	not	responsible	for	valuables	left	in	          be left in the room or given to a new athlete moving in. If
  your	room.	Please	lock	your	door	at	all	times.	It	is	       you	have	lost	your	key,	report	it	immediately	to	the	staff	
  recommended to have your parents’ home owners               at	the	Registration	Desk.	A	replacement	fee	of	$10	will	be	
  insurance extended to cover your personal items, or         charged	for	new	keys.
  purchase renters insurance.
                                                              Resident	 ID	 cards	 are	 for	 your	 use	 only	 and	 are	 non-
•	 Please	DO	NOT	discard	any	of	the	following	items	into	
                                                              transferable. Passing or loaning of a card will result in loss
  the	toilets	(this	list	is	not	all-inclusive):
                                                              of privileges. If you lose your ID card, report it immediately
  –	 Pre-wrap
                                                              to	the	Registration	Desk.	A	replacement	fee	of	$25.00	will	
  – Tape
                                                              be charged.
  –	 Band-Aids
  – Ice bags
  – Gauze                                                     Smoking
  –	 Sanitary	napkins                                         Smoking	is	prohibited	in	all	USOC	buildings,	facilities	and	
  – Tampons                                                   vehicles.	Please	use	the	designated	smoking	area	at	your	
  – Trash                                                     respective OTC. A sign will designate the appropriate
                                                              spot.




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                General Security                                                    bicycles
                The Olympic Training Centers in Colorado Springs, Chula             To help protect your bicycle, please secure it in an authorized
                Vista,	 and	 Lake	 Placid	 are	 monitored	 24	 hours	 a	 day	 by	   storage	room	or	bike	rack	with	appropriate	locking	devices.	
                surveillance cameras. Carry your OTC issued identification          Bicycles	found	unattended	or	unsecured	will	be	subject	to	
                card	with	you	at	all	times.	Mark	and	secure	all	high	value	         impoundment	 by	 Security	 for	 safekeeping.	 Impounded	
                items. It is also recommended to record serial numbers and          bicycles may be recovered at the USOC Security Offices by
                model types of all high value items. Credit cards, wallets,         identification and proof of ownership. There is no penalty
                checkbooks,	and	other	valuable	items,	should	be	secured	            fee for the first offense impounded bicycle. However, a $10
                in a safe place. In addition, athletic bags should not be left      charge	 will	 be	 assessed	 for	 the	 second	 and	 subsequent	
                outside the Dining Hall whenever possible. Bags should              offenses.	Checks	are	payable	to	the	USOC/OTC	Operations.	
                be stored in the baggage room near the Athlete Center               It is advisable to record the serial number of your bicycle
                Registration	Desk.	When	using	lockers	in	the	Sports	Centers	        and other belongings upon arrival at the OTC.
                and	 Aquatics	 Center,	 locks	 should	 always	 be	 used.	 The
                OTC is not responsible for lost or stolen property.
                                                                                    F irearms
                The OTCs have a property border fence. Do not hop                   Interns	are	prohibited	from	keeping	any	type	of	firearm	on	
                the fence. Enter the facility through the front gate at             any part of the USOC complex.
                all times.
911
S ecurity       if an emergency occurs during working hours call:                   F ire Safety
M ain C linic   1.       911                                                        If	a	fire	breaks	out	in	your	room:
Number
                2.       Security                                                   •	 Get	out	immediately.

                3.	      Main	Clinic	Number	                                        •	 Close	the	door	tightly	behind	you.
  911
                                                                                    •	 Activate	the	nearest	fire	alarm	pull	station.
  S ecurity     if an emergency occurs after working hours call:
  A thlete
                                                                                    •	 If	possible,	report	the	fire	to	the	Front	Desk.	
                1.       911
  C enter                                                                             They	will	contact	the	Fire	Department.
                2.       Security

                3.	      Athlete	Center	




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If	a	fire	breaks	out	in	another	part	of	the	building,	you	may	    If all else fails, you may be forced to exit your room.
hear the fire alarm, announcements over the PA system, or         Remember	to	crawl	low	in	smoke	and	remain	calm.	
sirens outside the building. Here is what to do:
                                                                  If	you	must	stay	in	your	room	due	to	door	heat,	smoke,	
•	 Grab	your	key,	if	handy,	and	head	for	the	door.	If	
                                                                  and/or flames in the hallway, here is what to do:
  smoke	is	in	your	room,	roll	out	of	bed	and	crawl	to	the	
                                                                  •	 Wet	towels	and	sheets	to	block	smoke	entry.	Place	the	
  door. Stay low.
                                                                    wet	towels	and/or	sheets	around	doors	and	cracks.	
•	 Feel	the	door	for	heat	with	the	back	of	your	hand.	
                                                                    Cover your nose and mouth with a wet cloth to cut
  if the door handle is hot, do not open it. If you
                                                                    down	on	the	amount	of	smoke	you	may	inhale.	Also,	
  do not feel heat from the door, open it slowly. Be
                                                                    turn	off	the	heat	or	air	conditioner	to	prevent	smoke	
  ready to slam it shut, if necessary.
                                                                    entry through the ventilation system.
•	 Check	the	hallway.	If	it	looks	clear	and	passable,	
                                                                  •	 Fill	the	sink	with	water.	The	ready	supply	of	water	
  walk	to	the	nearest	exit.	If	smoke	is	visible,	crawl	
                                                                    might be used for fighting fire.
  towards your exit. Close the door behind you as you
                                                                  •	 If	the	phone	works,	call	the	Front	Desk	so	that	they	
  leave.	If	smoke	is	present,	stay	close	to	the	wall	as	you	
                                                                    may	contact	the	Fire	Department.	Make	sure	you	tell	
  crawl to the exit. Count the doors as you go. If your
                                                                    them where you are. You may also be able to signal fire
  primary	escape	is	locked,	use	an	alternate	exit	or	
                                                                    fighters by hanging a bed sheet out of the window or
  return to your room.
                                                                    by waving a sheet from the inside of your window.
•	 Walk	down	the	exit	stairwell	to	the	ground	level	and	
                                                                  •	 If	smoke	is	evident	from	you	room,	remove	the	
  safety. Remain calm and hold the handrail for guidance.
                                                                    drapes and curtains and, if possible, open the
  If	smoke	becomes	dense	while	descending	the	stairs,	it	
                                                                    window to obtain fresh air. Do not open the
  may be better to exit the stairway to another floor. The
                                                                    windows	if	smoke	or	flames	are	visible	from	outside.
  least preferred method of exiting is to turn around and
  go up on the roof.
                                                                  Fire	drills	will	be	held	approximately	every	six	months.	All	
If	you	require	assistance	and	cannot	exit	the	building	because	   residents	are	required	to	participate.	
of fire, stay where you are, call 911 and give them your
                                                                  Fire	alarm	drills	will	not	be	announced	in	advance.	At	the	
location, or move to a safe area with assigned assistants.
                                                                  sound of the fire alarm, residents must:
The	Fire	Department	will	assist	with	your	evacuation.
                                                                  •	 Close	dormitory	doors.
In	a	multi-story	building,	do	not	use	the	elevator	or	try	to	
                                                                  •	 Exit	building	and	report	to	the	safe	area.
move a person in a wheelchair down the stairs.
                                                                  •	 Wait	until	the	ALL	CLEAR	from	the	Fire	Department,	
                                                                    USOC	Security	and	USOC	Facility	Management	Division	
                                                                    is given before returning to the building.

                                                                  deliberately ignoring a fire drill or alarm is a violation
                                                                  of the USOc Fire and Safety code and will result in
                                                                  appropriate disciplinary action, up to, and including,
                                                                  dismissal from the US Olympic training center.



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Ìnternship
Program Forms




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ÌNT e R NSHiP P ROG R AM FOR MS

                                                      usOc internsHiP PrOgraM
                                                         30-day evaluatiOn
                                                        Confidential and Privileged

name: _______________________________________________________________                      date: ___________________________________

division/Organization: __________________________________________________                  supervisor: ______________________________

Please answer yes or nO to each question. give additional information when asked to do so.

adMinistratiOn                                                                                                             y     n

were you given a written job description prior to your arrival?

did your supervisor or another staff member give you a tour of the facilities and introduce you to your co-workers?

was instruction on use of your telephone, computer, and other office equipment provided?

did your supervisor discuss job expectations with you and allow you to discuss your internship expectations?

did your supervisor or another staff member explain office polices?

do you have adequate workspace and the necessary equipment to perform your job?

suPervisOr/OrganizatiOn

are you included in staff meetings of your division or organization?

does your supervisor answer your questions readily?

do you feel comfortable going to your supervisor with job-related concerns?

does your supervisor provide guidance for continuous growth?

does your supervisor provide regular feedback on your work?

if your supervisor criticizes your work, is it done in a professional and constructive manner?

JOB satisfactiOn

do you feel that your work is useful and valued?

is your work challenging?

does your work give you a sense of accomplishment?

Have you been made to feel part of a team effort?




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internsHiP PrOgraM feedBacK
is the volume of assignments given to you adequate to your needs and interests? if not, please explain if they are less
than you would like or if you find them overwhelming.




does your job description match the duties that you are actually performing? if not, please explain:




is your internship what you expected? if not, please explain:




information provided in this evaluation is considered confidential. if, in the opinion of the intern manager, there needs to be dialogue
with a supervisor, this will only occur after discussion with you and your agreement for the intern manager to discuss concerns with
your supervisor.

return the completed evaluation to the usOc intern manager via email.

additional comments:




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                                                                                                  P ROG R AM FOR MS
                                                        usOc internsHiP PrOgraM
                                                     30-day intern evaluatiOn fOrM
                                                                Confidential

intern name: _____________________________________________________                 date: __________________________________________

supervisor name: _________________________________________________                 department/ngB: ________________________________


1. Please rate the intern against his/her peers on the following performance characteristics using a 1 to 5 scale as follows:
5 —top 5%         4—above average             3—average          2 —Below average           1—Bottom 10%
 sKills                                                                                                                         rating
 KnOwledge (demonstrates understanding of job skills and principles)
 PrOBleM-sOlving (recognizes problems, analyzes causes, and develops solutions)
 creativity (goes outside the box and proposes original ideas)
 OrganizatiOn (organizes and prioritizes workflow in a logical manner)
 Planning (sets ambitious, yet realistic, goals and standards)
 PersOnal Qualities
 initiative (proactively identifies opportunities and anticipates needs)
 accOuntaBility (takes personal responsibility for actions and results)
 tiMeliness (consistently meets deadlines and arrives on-time)
 dePendaBility (delivers quality products with minimal supervision)
 cOMPliance (demonstrates cooperation in following office and Otc policies)
 POtential
 MOtivatiOn (goes beyond requirements and shows a desire for advancement)
 teaMwOrK (functions effectively with others in multiple roles and group sizes)
 cOMMunicatiOn (speaks and writes effectively and represents usOc positively)
 leadersHiP (shows a potential for effectively inspiring and managing employees)
 integrity (can be trusted to do the right thing even when no one is looking)


2. what are the biggest strengths that this intern brings to the organization?




3. in what areas would you like to see this intern work to improve? what methods for improvement have you discussed with the intern?



supervisor signature: _____________________________________________________                 date: __________________________________

intern acknowledgement: _________________________________________________                   date: __________________________________


nOte tO SUpeRViSORS: after this form is completed and signed by both you and the intern, please send it to the intern manager.




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                                                                                                   P ROG R AM FOR MS
                                                       usOc internsHiP PrOgraM
                                                     final intern evaluatiOn fOrM
                                                               Confidential

intern name: _____________________________________________________                 date: __________________________________________

supervisor name: _________________________________________________                 department/ngB: ________________________________


1. Please rate the intern against his/her peers on the following performance characteristics using a 1 to 5 scale as follows:
5 —top 5%         4—above average             3—average          2 —Below average           1—Bottom 10%
 sKills                                                                                                                         rating
 KnOwledge (demonstrates understanding of job skills and principles)
 PrOBleM-sOlving (recognizes problems, analyzes causes, and develops solutions)
 creativity (goes outside the box and proposes original ideas)
 OrganizatiOn (organizes and prioritizes workflow in a logical manner)
 Planning (sets ambitious, yet realistic, goals and standards)
 PersOnal Qualities
 initiative (proactively identifies opportunities and anticipates needs)
 accOuntaBility (takes personal responsibility for actions and results)
 tiMeliness (consistently meets deadlines and arrives on-time)
 dePendaBility (delivers quality products with minimal supervision)
 cOMPliance (demonstrates cooperation in following office and Otc policies)
 POtential
 MOtivatiOn (goes beyond requirements and shows a desire for advancement)
 teaMwOrK (functions effectively with others in multiple roles and group sizes)
 cOMMunicatiOn (speaks and writes effectively and represents usOc positively)
 leadersHiP (shows a potential for effectively inspiring and managing employees)
 integrity (can be trusted to do the right thing even when no one is looking)


2. would you recommend this intern for future employment with the usOc or ngBs?
yes, strongly _______       yes _______      yes, with reservations _______       no _______

if you have answered “no” or “yes, with reservations” please explain:




supervisor signature: _____________________________________________________                 date: __________________________________

intern acknowledgement: _________________________________________________                   date: __________________________________


nOte tO SUpeRViSORS: after this form is completed and signed by both you and the intern, please send it to the intern manager. if
possible, please provide any additional information concerning the intern’s performance which would be helpful in making future hiring
decisions (on the back of this form or on an additional sheet).


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Colorado
Springs
OT C
Ìnformation




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COLOR ADO SP RiNGS OT C ÌNFOR MAT iON
General Ìnformation
The U.S. Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs is the                   tornado Watches
headquarters	for	the	U.S.	Olympic	Committee	and	Olympic	              A tornado “watch” means that weather conditions are
Training	 Center.	 It	 is	 the	 former	 ENT	 Air	 Force	 Base	 and	   right for tornado formation.
headquarters	 of	 the	 North	 American	 Defense	 Command	
(NORAD).	 It	 officially	 became	 headquarters	 of	 the	 USOC	        In the event of a tornado watch, the Dorm Supervisor will
in	July	of	1978.	In	1997,	the	USOC	officially	dedicated	and	          notify you.
opened	its	new	$23.8	million,	Phase	II	facilities,	a	state-of-
                                                                      tornado Warning
the-art	sports	medicine	and	sports	science	center,	an	athlete	
center, which includes a dining hall and two residence                A tornado “warning” means that one or more actual

halls,	and	a	20,475	square-foot	Olympic	Visitor	Center.	The	          tornados have been sited in a particular area and measures

USOC is able to provide housing, dining, training facilities,         should	be	taken	toward	safety.

and other services for the 10,000 coaches and athletes that
                                                                      What to do
visit or reside at the complex in Colorado Springs.
                                                                      If a tornado warning is issued, you will be notified by the
                                                                      Dorm Supervisor. If you are in a dorm during a warning, you
Weather & Altitude                                                    should go to the first floor, center hallway of your building.
Considerations                                                        If you are not in your dorm, please consult the “Shelter
                                                                      Areas” portion in this section. The Security Division will
The	Colorado	Springs	Olympic	Training	Center	is	6,000	feet	
                                                                      notify the OTC of the “all clear” signal.
above sea level. Exercise may cause shortness of breath,
exposure to the sun is more intense, and dehydration
occurs	 easily.	 Please	 remember	 to	 drink	 plenty	 of	 fluids	
                                                                                     C all ext. 4S
(especially before your arrival) and use protection against                                             N O ( 7 6 6)
                                                                                                            4
                                                                              for weather
the sun, even in the winter.                                                                      updates: dela
                                                                                                                       ys,
                                                                                     cancellation
Additionally,	the	Colorado	Springs	area	is	often	subjected	                                              s, etc.
to sudden and sometimes violent changing weather
conditions. Tornados, while not common, can and do occur
in El Paso and Teller Counties. In the event of a tornado
watch OR warning, the Security Division will initiate the
communication to various divisions, who will, in turn,
notify occupants of the different buildings.

Call	 ext.	 4SNO	 (4766)	 for	 weather	 updates:	 delays,	
cancellations, etc.




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Shelter    Bldg. #   if you are in/at             Go to

Areas on   83        Dorm                         1st Floor, Center Hallway

the OT C   85        Dorm                         1st Floor, Center Hallway

Complex    87        FMD/Dorm                     1st Floor, Center Hallway

           1         Info Center                  Floor

           2         Sports Center I              Basement Storage Areas

           3         Shooting Center              Basement

           4         National Sport Building      Basement

                                                  1st Floor, Center Hallway &
           5         Olympic House
                                                  Basement

                                                  Lower Level Wrestling Room, or
           6         Aquatics Center
                                                  Bldg. 7 Sports Center

           7         Sports Center II             Lower Level Wrestling Room

           8,9,10    Athlete Center               Basement of Bldg. 8 & 10

           16        FMD                          Basement, Sports Center 1

                                                  1st Floor, Center Hallway or Sports
           21        Sports Medicine
                                                  Center 1

                                                  1st Floor, Center Hallway or Sports
           22        Sport Science & Technology
                                                  Center 1

                     Security, Sports Science &
           23                                     Basement, Bldg. 2 (Sport Center 1)
                     Volunteer Offices

           32        OTC Administration           Basement Bldg. 8 & 10

           34        Dining Hall                  Basement Bldg. 8 &10

           62        Service Station              Storeroom or Sports Center 1

           81        Outdoor Pool                 Locker Rooms of Pool Building




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                                                                              Legend
                                                                              BLdg. 1     Visitor Center and Spirit Store
                                                                                          Hall of Fame
                                                                                          Olympic Conference Room
                                                                                          President’s Conference Room
                                                                                          Theater
                                                                              BLdg. 2     SPORTS CenTeR 1
                                                                                          gymS 1–6

         Map
                                                                              BLdg. 2B    Health South
                                                                                          Sports medicine & Sport Science
                                                                                          Center Tech. (Trainers & Therapists
                                                                         87   BLdg. 2C    USA Swimming
                                                                                          dirks Presentation Room
                                                                                          Ray B. essick Conference Room
                                                                              BLdg. 3     Shooting Center
                                                                         85               USA Shooting
           US OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER                                         BLdg. 4m    national Sports Building—main
                            Colorado Springs                                              USA Badminton
           United States Olympic Committee                               83               USA Boxing
                                                                                          USA Cycling
                          One Olympic Plaza                                               USA TaeKwondo
                Colorado Springs, CO 80909                                                USA Weightlifting
                                                          81
                                                                              BLdg. 4e    national Sports Building-east
                                                                                          mail Center
                                                                              BLdg. 4W    West Wing Conference Center
                                                                                          Auditorium, north Lobby
                                                                                          media, International games
                n                                                             BLdg. 5     Olympic House–USOC
                                                                              BLdg. 6     Aquatics Center
                                                 9                                        meeting Room 005
                                                                                          meeting Room 006
                                             8                                BLdg. 7     Sports Center 2
                                                               10
                                                                                          Irwin Belk Sports Complex
                                                                                          gymS 7–9
                                                                                          meeting Room 102
                                                                                          Strength & Conditioning gym
                                                                                          Weightlifing gym (gym 10)
                               62                                                         Wrestling Room
                                         6                      7                         Sauna (in the locker rooms)
                                                                              BLdg. 8     F. don miller Residence Hall
                                                                              BLdg. 9     Athlete Center
                                                                                          dining Hall
                                                                                          gold meeting Room
                                                                                          Silver meeting Room
                                                                3
                                                                              BLdg. 10    William e. Simon Residence Hall
                                                                              BLdg. 16    Auditing
                          2c
                                     2                                                    Janitorial Services
                                2c
                                                                              BLdg. 21    Information Resource Center
                                                                                          Recovery Center—Paralympics
                                                                              BLdg. 22    Sport Resources
                                                                                          ngB development
                                                               34                         Sport Partnerships
                                         2b                                   BLdg. 23    Security, marketing, event Services,
                                                                                          & Communications
                                                                              BLdg. 30    Human Resources Center
                                22
                                                                              BLdg. 32    Finance
                                         21          30             32
                    23                                                                    Purchasing
                                                                                          Risk management
                                                                              BLdg. 34    Pan Am Conference Center
                                                                                          Fencing gym (gym 11)
                                                                              BLdg. 62    Vehicle Services
                                                                         16   BLdg. 81    Recreation Room & Outdoor Pool
5
                                                                              BLdg. 83    Oslo Residence Hall
                                                                              BLdg. 85    Innsbruck Residence Hall
                                                                              BLdg. 87    Cortina Residence Hall
                                                      1                                   Facility management
                                                                              98          Olympic Path
           4m            4e                                                   BLdg. 100   entry Point Control
    4w                                                                                    ReSTRICTed AReA—Closed to general public
                                                                                          Accessible parking space




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Directions to Colorado Springs OT C
1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, CO 80909               From colorado Springs airport:
Front	desk	#:	(719)	866-4444                              9	miles	and	approximately	23	minutes

Heading Southbound on i-25:                               •	 Head	west	on	Milton	E.	Proby	Parkway.
•	 Take	Exit	#143	for	Uintah	Street.	                     •	 Turn	RIGHT	to	stay	on	Milton	E.	Proby	Parkway.
•	 Take	a	LEFT	at	the	bottom	of	the	ramp	onto	Uintah.	    •	 Turn	RIGHT	at	Hancock	Road/Hancock	Expressway.	
•	 Follow	to	Hancock	Ave.	and	take	a	RIGHT	                 Continue	to	follow	Hancock	Expy.
  (it will be at a traffic light).                        •	 Continue	on	Union	Boulevard.
•	 Take	a	LEFT	on	E.	Boulder.	                            •	 Turn	LEFT	at	E.	Boulder	Street.
•	 Training	Center	is	located	a	half	mile	down	           •	 Training	Center	will	be	on	the	right.
  on	LEFT	off	of	Boulder.
                                                          From denver international airport (dia):
Heading northbound on i-25:
                                                          86	miles	and	approximately	1	hour	and	30	minutes	
•	 Take	Exit	#143	for	Uintah	Street.	                     (up to 2 hours in traffic)
•	 Take	a	RIGHT	at	the	bottom	of	the	ramp	onto	Uintah.	   •	 After	exiting	airport,	follow	Pena	Blvd.	(11.2	miles).
•	 Follow	to	Hancock	Ave.	and	take	a	RIGHT	               •	 Merge	onto	I-70	West	/	US-36	West	(1.6	miles).
  (it will be at a traffic light).
                                                          •	 Merge	onto	I-225	South	(Exit	#282)	toward	
•	 Take	a	LEFT	on	E.	Boulder.	                              Aurora/Colorado	Springs	(12.6	miles).
•	 Training	Center	is	located	a	half	mile	down	           •	 Merge	onto	I-25	South	(Exit	#1A)	on	the	LEFT	
  on	LEFT	off	of	Boulder.                                   towards	Colorado	Springs	(57.2	miles).

                                                          •	 Take	Exit	#143	for	Uintah	Street.	

                                                          •	 Take	a	LEFT	at	the	bottom	of	the	ramp	onto	Uintah.	

                                                          •	 Follow	to	Hancock	Ave.	and	take	a	RIGHT	
                                                            (it will be at a traffic light).

                                                          •	 Take	a	LEFT	on	E.	Boulder.	

                                                          •	 Training	Center	is	located	a	half	mile	down	
                                                            on	LEFT	off	of	Boulder.



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Transportation
For	interns	flying	into	the	Colorado	Springs	airport,	ground	   •	 Transportation	schedule	is	posted	after 5:00 p.m. on
transportation will be provided from the airport to the           the following schedule:
Olympic Training Center.                                          – Saturday, Sunday, Monday shuttles
                                                                    Available	on	Friday
•	 Shuttles	operate	between	4:45	a.m.	–	10:30	p.m.	
                                                                  – Tuesday shuttles
  Reservations	are	required.                                        Available on Monday
•	 Please	sign	up	at	the	Athlete	Center	Registration	Desk	        – Wednesday shuttles
  at least 48 hours in advance of your flight.                      Available on Tuesday
                                                                  – Thursday shuttles
•	 For	Saturday,	Sunday,	or	Monday	flights,	please	sign	            Available on Wednesday
  up by 12 noon	on	Friday.
                                                                  – Friday shuttles
•	 Requests	made	after	these	deadlines	are	subject	to	              Available	on	Friday
  driver availability.
                                                                •	 To	cancel	transportation	or	make	changes,	guests	must	
•	 Inform	the	Registration	Desk	if	you	are	arriving	with	
                                                                  contact	the	OTC	Transportation	office	ext.	4754	or	
  bikes	or	other	large	items.
                                                                  the	Registration	Desk	at	ext.	4444	at	least	48	hours	in	
•	 All	shuttles	depart	from	in	front	of	the	Athlete	Center	       advance of travel date.
  (Building	9).	Check	the	Registration	Desk	the	day	
                                                                •	 When	arriving	at	the	Colorado	Springs	Airport,	
  prior for your scheduled departure time and arrive 10
                                                                  meet the driver in the commercial lane outside of
  minutes early.
                                                                  baggage claim.




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to denver international airport (dia)                        around colorado Springs
•	 The	OTC	does	not	provide	transportation	to/from	          taxis:	(719)	550-9300	or	(719)	777-7777
  Denver International Airport. A commercial carrier,
                                                             Bus: Mountain Metropolitan Transit
  Peak	Transit	(719)	687-3456	or	(877)	587-3456	
  services	the	Denver	Airport,	and	will	take	you	to	the	     •	 Route	maps	can	be	found	in	the	Athlete	Services	
  Colorado Springs Airport, so please notify the OTC           Center
  ahead	of	time	so	the	OTC	shuttle	can	pick	you	up	at	
                                                             •	 Online	at	www.springsgov.com
  the Colorado Springs Airport. Costs incurred in using
                                                               –	 Put	cursor	to	drop-down	menu	of	
  any shuttle service are not the responsibility of the
  USOC or the OTC. It is NOT recommended to get a                 “City Agencies” at the top of the screen

  taxi from the Denver Airport to the OTC since the            –	 Click	Transit	Services
  cost	can	exceed	$270	one-way.	For	interns	driving	
                                                               – Select Mountain Metro
  their	cars	to	the	Olympic	Training	Center,	adequate	
  parking	space	is	available.                                If possible, it is recommended that you bring a car to
                                                             Colorado	Springs.		Though	it	is	not	required,	it	will	make	
•	 Information	can	be	found	in	the	Athlete	Service	Center	
                                                             local travel more convenient, especially if your internship
  on bus service to DIA or at www.coloradoshuttle.com.
                                                             position is with a NGB that is not located on the OTC
•	 For	planning	purposes,	it	takes	approximately	one	        Complex.
  hour and forty five minutes to drive to the Denver
  Airport.	Highway	I-25	is	sometimes	closed	from	            If	you	have	a	last	minute	transportation	request	(Emergency),	
  Colorado Springs and/or Denver due to ice or snow.         it will be supported with scheduled transportation or
                                                             will be scheduled as needed. Contact the Transportation
                                                             Department	directly	at	ext.	4754	for	special	requests.	




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Traffic & Parking
If you are bringing a car to the complex, you must obtain           Following	are	procedures	for	violations:
a	parking	pass	at	Security	when	you	arrive.	Bring	a	valid	
                                                                    First violation: Consider this a warning.
driver’s license, vehicle registration, and proof of insurance.
Parking	 and	 driving	 on	 Olympic	 Training	 Center	 grounds	      Second violation: Vehicle restricted from the Complex for
is a privilege which may be withdrawn at the discretion             one	week	and	violator	will	be	required	to	appear	before	
of the OTC Director or the Security Division. Employees             the	Security	Manager.	Failure	to	appear	within	one	working	
are	expected	to	obey	all	posted	speed	limits	and	parking	           day will result in restriction of the vehicle from the Complex
restrictions at all times. Violations my lead to revocation of      for one month.
parking/driving	privileges.
                                                                    third violation: Vehicle restricted from the Complex for
The USOC is not responsible for any damage to any vehicle,          three	weeks.	Violators	will	be	required	to	appear	before	the	
or the theft of any valuables left in your vehicle. Please do       Director	of	Security	with	their	appropriate	supervisor.	Failure	
not	keep	valuables	in	your	vehicle.	                                to	appear	within	one	working	day	will	result	in	restriction	
                                                                    of the vehicle from the Complex for two months.
Three	parking	areas	are	provided:	the	lot	in	front	of	Bldg.	83;	
lots north and south of athlete dorms (except in designated         Fourth violation: Vehicle will be permanently restricted
fire	lanes);	and	the	east	and	west	complex	parking	lots.	Cars	      from the Complex.
parked	 in	 “No	 Parking”	 areas	 will	 be	 ticketed	 or	 towed.	
During	extended	absences,	please	park	your	vehicle	by	the	          WaRninG: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS FOUND ON THE
Shooting Building south of the dorms. Also, it is advisable         COMPLEX AFTER IT HAS BEEN RESTRICTED. IT WILL
to	leave	a	key	with	the	Front	Desk	when	you	leave	for	an	           BE TOWED AT YOUR EXPENSE.
extended period, in case your vehicle needs to be moved.

As a reminder, if you are planning on being away for longer
than	5	days,	please	move	your	vehicles	to	Visitors	Parking	
across from the Shooting Bldg. as a courtesy to other
athletes	who	use	the	resident	parking	area.

The speed limit on the Complex is 15 mph. NO PARKING
zones	are	painted	yellow,	and	there	is	designated	parking	
for the disabled.




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Housing & Check-Ìn
Upon	 arrival	 on	 the	 Olympic	 Complex,	 please	 check-in	           Towels will be replaced every Monday, Wednesday, and
at	 the	 registration	 desk	 located	 in	 the	 2nd	 floor	 of	 the	    Friday	 and	 sheets	 will	 be	 replaced	 every	 Friday	 when	
Athlete	Center.	You	may	check-in	at	the	desk	any	day	of	               Housekeeping	 cleans	 your	 room.	 Place	 used	 linens	
the	week	between	the	hours	of	7:00	a.m.	–	10:30	p.m.	                  in a pile by your trash can. Hanging linens will not be
When	checking	in,	the	staff	member	working	will	ask	you	               replaced.	Remove	personal	items	from	sink	area	if	you	
for	your	completed	intern	paperwork.		                                 would	like	this	cleaned.

All	 interns	 are	 housed	 in	 Building	 87	 on	 the	 third	 floor.	   A laundry room is located on the 2nd floor of your building.
The dormitory in which you will be housed does not                     Washers and dryers are available for your use, free of
have an elevator, so please be prepared to carry your                  charge. Please be courteous of other guests and remove
personal belongings up the stairs. Each floor has a Men’s              laundry when it is finished. You must provide your own
and a Women’s Restroom/Shower Room. You will have a                    laundry detergent.
roommate and you will not have a private bathroom.
                                                                       The common room has a large array of lounge furniture,
Each	 room	 is	 approximately	 195	 square	 feet,	 and	 is	            computers with internet service, game table and a large
equipped	 with	 two	 single	 beds,	 one	 sink,	 one	 TV	 with	         screen TV/DVD player.
cable service and DVD player, one refrigerator, an air
                                                                       Besides	interns,	Building	87	will	house	short	term	guests	
conditioning unit, one telephone, window coverings, and
                                                                       to the complex. Others staying on the same floor as the
Wi-Fi.	Most	rooms	have	one	dresser,	one	closet,	one	desk	
                                                                       interns could be athletes, coaches, and program attendees
and	 one	 desk	 chair.	 Additional	 storage	 space	 is	 available	
                                                                       ranging in age from twelve to sixty plus.
underneath the beds. However, remember that since you
will have a roommate, you will be sharing the dresser and
closet,	so	pack	appropriately.	Linens	include	one	blanket,	
one comforter, one set of sheets, one pillow, one pillow
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Luggage & equipment Storage
A	luggage	storage	room	is	located	in	the	Athlete	Center	directly	across	from	the	Registration	Desk.	Please	ask	at	the	
Registration	Desk	for	the	key	if	you	arrive	prior	to	check-in	time	or	are	departing	after	check	out	time.




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                                                                        breakf
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Dining
The	lunch	and	dinner	menus	are	on	a	6-week	cycle	to	offer	
the athlete a wide variety of foods. Each meal offers three
                                                                   HOURS
entrees:	beef,	non-beef	such	as	poultry,	pork,	or	seafood,	        monday–Saturday

and vegetarian. There are plenty of accompaniments to              Breakfast

each entrée, along with a salad bar, sandwich bar, smoothie        7:00	a.m.	–	10:45	a.m.

bar,	and	a	grill.	The	hot	breakfast	menu	includes	eggs	and	        lunch
omelets	 made	 to	 order	 along	 with	 fresh	 fruit,	 non-fat	     (hot line closes at 2:00 p.m.)
yogurts, bagels, breads, and hot and cold cereal.                  11:00	a.m.	–	3:45	p.m.

take out Food policy: Food	is	prohibited	from	being	taken	         dinner

out	of	the	dining	facility,	with	the	exception	of	to-go	meals.	    4:00	p.m.	–	8:30	p.m.

You	can	request	a	to-go	box	at	the	desk	at	the	dining	hall.	
Please	reserve	use	of	to-go	meals	to	days	when	they	are	           Sunday

absolutely necessary.                                              Breakfast
                                                                   7:00	a.m.	–	10:00	a.m.
Boxed meals
                                                                   Brunch
For	 interns	 working	 off-complex,	 boxed	 lunches	 are	          10:00	a.m.	–	2:30	p.m.
available for your convenience. Please call the Dining Hall
                                                                   dinner
at ext. 5100 one day in advance to place an order for a
                                                                   4:00	p.m.	–	7:00	p.m.
boxed meal.

conduct in the dining Hall
•	 You	are	responsible	for	busing	your	own	tables.	
  Please return your tray to the carousel.

•	 “No	shirt,	no	shoes,	no	service.”

•	 Bags	are	to	be	stowed	in	the	front	entrance	
  to the dining hall to ensure a safe environment
  for everyone.

•	 Food	is	prohibited	from	being	taken	out	
  of the dining facility, with the exception
  of	to-go	meals.	

•	 Do	not	return	to	the	buffet	area	with	a	used	bowl	or	
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exercise Facilities                                            Ìnternet
The	 workout	 room	 is	 located	 in	 Building	 81.	 It	 is	    High Speed Internet access is available at the computers
equipped	 with	 one	 treadmill,	 two	 elliptical	 machines,	   in the Athlete Center lobby. Please limit your use of these
two	 stairmasters,	 two	 stationary	 bikes,	 two	 spinning	    computers	to	30	minutes	when	others	are	waiting.
bikes,	a	TV	with	DVD	player,	and	a	CD/Radio	player.	The	
                                                               Wireless Internet access is available anywhere on the OTC
workout	room	is	open	daily	from	6:00	a.m.	–10:00	p.m.	
                                                               Complex (including housing areas) via Goldnet. If you are
You	will	most	likely	need	to	get	swipe	access	to	Building	
                                                               having connection problems, please contact the IT Help
81	from	the	Registration	Desk.	
                                                               Desk	at	ext.	4357.
The Strength & Conditioning Weight Room is also available
to interns. While interns are allowed to use the weights
and	cardio	equipment	during	the	open	hours	 (M–F	6:00	
a.m.	–	7:00	p.m.	and	Saturday	8:00	a.m.	–	12:00	p.m.),	        Address/Mail
preference is always given to athletes. Generally, the best    Receiving
times	for	interns	to	use	the	equipment	is	early	morning,	
                                                               Mail that arrives will be held at the Athlete Center
lunch time, and after 5:00 p.m.
                                                               Registration	Desk.	If	you	receive	mail,	your	name	will	be	
                                                               written on the white board and/or you will be notified
The	Aquatics	Center	is	open	for	intern	use	during	lap	swim	
                                                               via email.
hours	only.	Please	call	ext.	5600	for	weekly	hours	as	they	
change	frequently.
                                                               To	 receive	 letters	 or	 packages	 at	 the	 Olympic	 Training	
                                                               Center, please have them addressed as follows:
The outdoor pool is located next to Building 81. It is
accessible through Building 81 or by the side gate. The pool   Name
                                                               Intern, Department
is	equipped	with	water	basketball,	floating	mats,	lounges,	    United States Olympic Committee
shaded tables and chairs, a sound system, and lap swim         1 Olympic Plaza
lanes.	Please	call	ext.	5600	or	check	The	Torch	for	weekly	    Colorado Springs, CO 80909

hours,	as	they	change	frequently.
                                                               Sending
                                                               letters: Stamps can be purchased at the Athlete Center
                                                               Registration	Desk.	Outgoing	mail	can	be	dropped	in	the	
                                                               blue mailbox in the lobby of the Athlete Center.

                                                               packages: Can be sent from the Mail Room located in
                                                               Building	4e	(ext.	3330)

                                                               *Mail	room	hours	are	Monday-Friday	8:00	a.m.–9:00	a.m.,	
                                                               noon–3:00	p.m.	For	additional	questions	you	may	call	the	Mail	Room	
                                                               at	ext.	3350.




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Printer/Fax/Copy Machine
The printer/fax/copy machine is located in the Athlete               You have the responsibility of emptying your voicemail box
Center lobby. Print/fax/copy services are free to guests.            in order to continue to receive new messages.

                                                                     Every voicemail box in the system is password protected
AT M                                                                 with a minimum password length of five digits. Your starter
A	Bank	of	America	ATM	is	located	on	the	first	floor	of	the	          password is recorded, so for your protection, please change
Athlete Center near the entry to the Dining Hall.                    your password immediately.

                                                                     A	touch	tone	phone	is	required	for	message	retrieval.	You	
P hones                                                              can	retrieve	your	messages	24	hours	a	day,	seven	days	a	
On-complex	phone	numbers	may	be	reached	by	any	on-                   week	from	on	and	off	Complex.
complex	 phone	 by	 dialing	 the	 last	 4	 digits	 of	 the	 phone	   •	 To	access	your	voicemail	from	OTC	Complex	dial	ext.	
number (i.e. the extension).                                           4788,	then	enter	your	voice-mail	box	and	password.

Off-complex	 phone	 numbers	 may	 be	 reached	 by	 dialing	          •	 To	access	your	voicemail	from	OFF	OTC	Complex	
9 + phone number.                                                      dial	(719)	866-4788,	then	enter	your	voice	mail	box	
                                                                       number and password.
Long Distance calls can only be made from complex phones
                                                                     Upon permanent departure from the OTC, your voicemail
by using a calling card or a credit card. Dial 9 and follow the
                                                                     box and any remaining messages will be deleted from
directions on the card.
                                                                     the system.


Voicemail
                                                                     Room Changes
You must first record a greeting for the Audix system to
                                                                     Room changes must be approved through the intern
respond to your callers. If you do not have a greeting,
                                                                     manager and OTC Operations.
your voicemail will be set to the former resident’s
name. To obtain your personal voice mail box number
and instructions for resetting voicemail please contact the          Lost and Found
Operations	Department	at	ext.	4444.                                  Please	notify	the	Registration	Desk	ext.4444	AND	Security	
                                                                     at	ext.	4570	regarding	all	lost	or	found	items.
Your box will hold a maximum of 10 messages (this
includes any combination of new and saved messages) and
each message can be up to 2 minutes in length. If your box
exceeds 10 messages, callers will be instructed that your
box is full and they will be unable to leave a message.




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                                                                  entertainment
                                                                  New release DVDs are available for rent for $1.99/night
                                                                  from the vending machine located in the Athlete Center
                                                                  (top of the staircase).



                                                                  equipment Checkout
                                                                  Movies,	 recreation	 center	 equipment,	 basketballs,	 soccer	

Athlete Center                                                    balls, headsets, irons, ironing boards, and other select items
                                                                  may	 be	 checked	 out	 with	 your	 ID	 at	 the	 Athlete	 Center	
Located	 adjacent	 to	 the	 Dinning	 Hall	 entrance,	 the	
                                                                  Registration	Desk.	Call	ext.	4444	for	more	information.
Athlete Services Center offers computers, free copying,
printing and fax services, stamps for sale, notary services,
magazines, newspapers, and local discount coupons. The            Olympic Spirit Store
staff	provides	friendly	assistance	for	virtually	any	question,	   The Olympic Spirit Store is the only store where every
sports related or personal.                                       purchase made goes to support the U.S. Olympic Movement
                                                                  and American athletes. It is located in the Visitors Center

Channel 4 Message board                                           (Building	1)	and	may	be	reached	at	ext.	4792.	The	Olympic	
                                                                  Spirit Store only accepts VISA. Interns can present their ID’s
Updated	OTC	information	can	be	found	on	Channel	4	on	
                                                                  for a 15%–20% discount.
all complex TVs. Movies are played every night at 8:00 p.m.
on	Channel	4.                                                     Store Hours:
                                                                  Monday–Saturday             Sunday
                                                                  9:00	a.m.	–	6:00	p.m.	      11:00	a.m.	–	6:00	p.m.




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                                               T V Channel Directory
                                               2     ANT                    41	   WE
                                               3	    FOX                    42	   Oxygen
                                               4	    OTC	Message	Board      43	   Food	Channel
                                               5     NBC                    44	   HGTV
                                               6	    KWHS                   45	   Travel	Channel
                                               7	    CW	57                  46	   Discovery	Channel
                                               8     PBS                    47	   Animal	Planet
                                               9	    Weather	First	Now      48	   History	Channel
                                               10    CBS                    49	   TLC
                                               11	   KGHB	-	Spanish         50    Bravo
                                               12    ABC                    51    A&E
                                               13	   KMAS	-	Spanish         52	   FX
OT C Tours                                     14	   QVC                    53	   CNBC
                                               15    WGN                    54	   ALT
Tours are available at the Visitors Center
                                               16	   Community              55    Speed
(Building	1).	Call	4792	for	more	details.
                                               17	   ARTS                   56	   Versus
tour Hours:                                    18    SPGS                   57	   CSPAN
Monday–Saturday                                19    MNP World View         58    AMC
9:30	a.m.	–	6:00	p.m.                          20    VCCS                   59    TMC
                                               21	   Pikes	Peak	Comm.	Ch.   60	   TNT
Sunday                                         22    CWZ                    61	   Weather	Channel
11:00	a.m.	–	6:00	p.m.                         23	   El	KBDI-12             62	   Comedy	Central
                                               24	   TV	Guide               63	   TV	Land

Recycling                                      25
                                               26	
                                                     TBS
                                                     ION
                                                                            64	
                                                                            65	
                                                                                  Spike
                                                                                  CMT
Recycling     containers     are     located   27	   Hallmark               66	   MTV
throughout the OTC. All money collected        28    EWTN                   67	   CSPAN	2
from bottle and can recycling is donated       29    USA                    68	   Style
to the local children’s charities.             30	   Lifetime               69	   INSP
                                               31	   CNN	–	Headline	News    70	   VH1
                                               32	   ASN                    71	   Sci-Fi
                                               33	   ESPN                   72	   HSN
                                               34	   ESPN	2                 73	   BET
                                               35	   FSN                    74	   ABC	Family
                                               36	   CNN                    75	   Nickelodeon
                                               37	   MSNBC                  76	   Disney	Channel
                                               38	   Fox	News               77	   Cartoon	Network
                                               39	   E!                     98    MTV
                                               40	   Court	TV
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Facility Directory
Numbers	shown	with	four	digits	are	the	following	format:	(719)	866-XXXX

Operations                                                  meeting Rooms
Registration	Desk .............................4444         Visitor Center ...................................4604
Security ............................................4570   Aquatics	Room	005 .........................5661
Housekeeping ..................................4768         Aquatics	Room	006 .........................4076
Dining Hall .......................................5100     Gold Room ......................................3597
Daily Menu.......................................3463       Silver Room ......................................3596
Facility	Management ........................4724            Olympic Conference Room ..............2513
Sports Medicine ...............................4554         Pan American Room ........................4233
IT	Help	Desk	 .........................(HELP)	4357	
                                                            Presidential Conf. Room...................2532
Mail Room .......................................3330
                                                            Ray	B.	Essick	Room ..........................4236
Spirit Store .......................................4792
Visitor Center ...................................4618      Sports Ctr 1 Conf. Room .................4747
                                                            Sports Ctr 2 Conf. Room .................5642
Ethics Hotline ................ 1-877-404-9935
                                                            Sports Med. Conf. Room .................2562
                                                            SST Conference Room .....................5710
Facilities                                                  West Wing Auditorium ....................3343
Gymnastics Gym ..............................5530
Sports Center 1 ................................4509
                                                            Resident Halls
Sports Center 2 ................................5636
                                                            Building 85—Rec Room ...................5565
Shooting Building.............................4673
                                                            Building 85—Manitou Room ...........5590
Gym	6	TKD/Judo ..............................5539
                                                            Building	85—P.	Peak	Room ..............5580
Weight Room...................................4594
                                                            Building	87—2nd	Floor ....................5596
Weightlifting Gym............................4686
                                                            Building	87—3rd	Floor .....................5597
Wrestling Gym .................................3656
Pool Information ..............................5600
Velodrome ......................(719)	634-8356              Olympic training centers
                                                            Chula Vista......................(619)	656-1500
                                                            Lake	Placid ......................(518)	523-2600
athlete center
                                                            Olympic Education Ctr. ...(906)	227-2888
Coaches	Work	Room .......................4222
Computers—East .............................5509
Computers—West ...........................5506


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Services Q uick List
•	 FaX/cOpy/pRinteR macHine—In Bldg. 9,                     •	 Olympic SpiRit StORe—Located	in	Bldg.	1,	ext.	4792
   Athlete Center
                                                              –	 Hours	M–F:	9:00	a.m.	–	6:00	p.m.,	Sun:	11:00	a.m.–	
•	 caBle teleViSiOn in all dORmS                                 6:00	p.m.	(holidays	subject	to	change)

•	 mail                                                     •	 tOURS—Located	in	Bldg.	1,	ext.	4618

  – Outgoing mail can be dropped in the blue mailbox          – Reservations are recommended for large groups.
    in the lobby of the Athlete Center (Bldg. 9)              –	 Monday	–	Saturday:	9:30	a.m.	–	6:00	p.m.,	
  –	 Stamps	can	be	purchased	at	the	Registration	Desk	          Sunday:	10:00	a.m.	–	6:00	p.m.
  –	 Meter	mail,	UPS,	DHL	and	Express	Mail—Take	to	the	
                                                            •	 mOVieS—Nightly	on	channel	4	starting	at	8:00	p.m.
     Mail	Room	located	in	Bldg.	4,	ext.	3330
                                                              –	 You	may	request	certain	movies	to	be	played	during	
•	 HOUSeKeepinG SeRVice—ext.	4444	
                                                                the	day	at	the	Registration	Desk	ext.	4444
•	 RecReatiOn eQUipment Rental—Available at the
                                                            •	 atm macHine—Bank	of	America	-	located	at	bottom	
   Registration	Desk,	ext.	4444
                                                               of stairs, 1st floor, Bldg. 9
•	 SpORtS medicine clinic—Located in Bldg. 2C,
                                                            •	 LaUndRy ROOmS—Located	in	Dorms	83,	85	and	
   ext.	4554	(holiday	hours	subject	to	change)
                                                               87	on	second	floor
  –	 After	6:00	p.m.	ice	is	available	in	Vending	Machine	
                                                              – Soap dispensers are 50 cents, washers/dryers are free
     room	in	Bldg.	9,	Front	Desk	Area
                                                                of charge
  –	 After	Clinic	Hours—Call	ext.	4444	for	medical	
     assistance                                             •	 SecURity—Located	in	Bldg.	23	and	Front	Gate	
                                                               ext.	4570
•	 indOOR/OUtdOOR Open SWim timeS—For	
   weekly	hours	call	ext.	5600                              •	 emeRGency pROcedUReS—Located	on	back	of	
                                                               dorm door
•	 cOmmUnity BUlletin BOaRd—Located at
   Registration	Desk,	Athlete	Services	and	outside	         •	 WalGReenS pHaRmacy—Located	one	block	from	
   cafeteria.                                                 entrance to USOC south on Union

•	 inFORmatiOn Stand—Located at bottom of Bldg.

                                                            719-8 6 6-XXX
   9 stairs, next to ATM machine
  – Community activities                                                                X
  – Religious services
  – Movies at local theaters
  – Information from Sports Med, Sports Science,
    Sports Psychology and more
  – Activities/competitions at USOTC
  – Phone numbers of local hotels/cabs
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Local Attractions
The USOC is providing this information as a convenience
and is not affiliated with and does not endorse or otherwise
recommend the products and services associated with the
attractions.

United States air Force academy
The	United	States	Air	Force	Academy,	the	training	center	
for	 America’s	 future	 Air	 Force	 officers,	 receives	 more	
than	one	million	visitors	annually,	making	it	Colorado’s	           third Tuesday of every month to the general public for a

third	 most	 popular	 attraction	 behind	 Rocky	 Mountain	          free one hour show. Other special showings also occur

National	Park	and	Denver’s	Museum	of	Natural	History.	              throughout the year.

The Academy’s beautiful location at the foot of Rampart
                                                                    In	addition,	the	Academy	offers	a	number	of	hiking	trails	
Range is only one reason for touring the facility. A tour
                                                                    around	the	grounds	as	well	as	access	to	the	adjacent	Pike	
of	the	Air	Force	Academy	should	 include	a	 visit	to	 the	
                                                                    National	Forest	located	in	the	foothills	just	to	the	west.	The	
USAFA	Visitor	Center,	the	Planetarium,	the	Cadet	Field	
                                                                    USAFA	Visitor	Center	has	maps	and	information	available	
House, and the Cadet Chapel.
                                                                    about	the	Falcon	Trail	and	Stanley	Canyon	Reservoir	Trail.	

The	 USAFA	 Visitor	 Center	 includes	 a	 gift	 shop,	 exhibits	    The	campus	is	also	a	game	refuge	so	keep	an	eye	out	for	a	

about cadet life, and a movie theater showing a film about          variety of wildlife.

the	Academy	every	half	hour.	Maps	are	available	for	self-
                                                                    The Visitor Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
guided	 walking	 tours	 around	 the	 Academy	 grounds.	 In	
                                                                    For	additional	information	call	(719)	333-2025.	
addition,	 guided	 walking	 tours	 are	 available	 during	 the	
                                                                    (www.usafa.edu)
summer months. The Visitor Center is open seven days a
week	from	9	a.m.	to	5	p.m.	Hours	change	to	9	a.m.	to	6	
p.m.	between	Memorial	Day	weekend	and	Labor	Day.	A	
short nature trail leads from the Visitor Center to the Cadet
Chapel,	the	Academy’s	most	recognized	landmark,	and	an	
architectural	 and	 engineering	 masterpiece	 that	 took	 five	
years to design and four years to build. The chapel is open
for	viewing	Monday-Saturday,	from	9	a.m.	to	5	p.m.	and	
on	Sundays	from	1	p.m.	to	5	p.m.	The	Cadet	Field	House	
is one of the largest indoor sports facilities in the country. It
houses	the	athletic	ticket	office,	gift	shop	and	concessions,	
as	well	as	a	basketball	area,	ice	hockey	rink,	and	a	multi-
purpose	gym	containing	a	one-sixth	mile	track	with	a	50	
yard	football	field.	The	Field	House	is	open	seven	days	a	
week	from	9	a.m.	to	5	p.m.	The	Planetarium	is	open	the	                                                 COLOR ADO
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Garden of the Gods                                                pikes peak
Red	 sandstone	 formations	 that	 jut	 out	 at	 wild	 angles,	    Pikes	Peak	is	the	best	known	peak	in	America.	On	sunny	
thousand-year-old	juniper	trees,	twisting	needles	of	rock	        days the unobstructed views from the summit are amazing.
sculpted	by	wind,	all	of	these	make	the	Garden	of	the	            The	view	from	the	summit	is	well	worth	the	trip.	From	this	
Gods a very interesting place to visit. Dedicated in 1909,        vantage	 point,	 you	 can	 look	 straight	 down	 on	 Colorado	
the	1,350-acre	park	at	the	foot	of	Pike’s	Peak	has	since	         Springs,	 see	 Denver	 70	 miles	 to	 the	 north,	 the	 Spanish	
become	a	National	Landmark.	Most	visitors	take	a	quick	           Peaks,	the	Sangre	de	Cristo	Mountains	to	the	south,	and	
drive	through	the	park,	but	the	best	way	to	see	the	park	         the	 snowcapped	 Sawatch	 and	 Mosquito	 ranges	 to	 the	
is to leave your car and venture out on one of the many           west. The summit itself is windswept and barren, except for
trials.	 Picnicking,	 hiking,	 guided	 horseback	 riding,	 and	   the	summit	house,	and	anywhere	from	10	to	30	degrees	
numerous trails are all popular ways to spend a day in            colder	than	Colorado	Springs.	Thus,	it	is	a	good	idea	to	take	
the	park.	The	south	entrance	of	Garden	of	the	Gods	can	           a	jacket	even	during	the	middle	of	summer.	Various	modes	
be	reached	by	taking	Highway	24	west	from	Interstate	             of	 transportation	 can	 be	 taken	 to	 the	 summit,	 including	
25	 to	 the	 Ridge	 Road	 exit;	 the	 northeast	 entrance	 is	    car,	train,	and	hiking.
reached	 from	 I-25	 by	 heading	 west	 on	 Garden	 of	 the	
                                                                  There	are	several	hiking	routes	to	the	summit.	The	Barr	
Gods	 Road	 (exit	 146)	 to	 30th	 Street,	 turning	 left	 and	
                                                                  Trail	 is	 the	 most	 commonly	 used	 measuring	 13	 miles	
proceeding about one mile.
                                                                  each	 way.	 The	 trailhead	 is	 just	 above	 the	 Cog	 Railway	
Reservations are highly recommended for                           Station off of Ruxton Avenue in Manitou Springs. As
horseback riding. please call (719) 633-5667.                     with	 all	 Colorado	 hiking	 adventures,	 and	 especially	
                                                                  ones with the difficulty and length of the Barr Trail, start
Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                                                                  extremely early to avoid afternoon lightning storms. A
closed tuesdays in Jan. & Feb.
                                                                  shorter, and perhaps more scenic route is possible from
                                                                  the	 northwest	 side	 of	 the	 peak	 via	 The	 Crags,	 which	
www.gardenofgods.com
                                                                  is	 located	 between	 Woodland	 Park	 and	 Cripple	 Creek	
                                                                  approximately an hour drive from the Springs.

                                                                  The	 Pikes	 Peak	 Cog	 Railway	 is	 the	 world’s	 largest	 cog	
                                                                  road and the highest railroad in the United States. A
                                                                  continuous	 program	 of	 breathtaking	 scenery	 unfolds	
                                                                  as	 the	 cog	 makes	 its	 way	 up	 the	 peak.	 The	 round	 trip	
                                                                  takes	approximately	three	hours	with	the	cog	operating	
                                                                  from	 late	 April	 through	 October,	 seven	 days	 a	 week.	
                                                                  Reservations are necessary at all times.




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                                                                       cheyenne mountain Zoo
The	 Pikes	 Peak	 Highway	 winds	 up	 the	 mountain	 on	               Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is the only mountain zoo in
unpaved roads past the timberline and through the clouds               the	 United	 States	 starting	 at	 6,800	 feet	 elevation	 and	
to	the	14,110	foot	summit.	The	38-mile	round	trip	is	said	             providing	 an	 incredible	 natural	 environment	 and	 unique	
to	 take	 6	 months	 off	 the	 life	 of	 your	 car	 through	 156	      animal	 habitats.	 The	 zoo	 is	 tucked	 amidst	 150	 acres	 of	
harrowing	turns	and	a	7,000	foot	elevation	gain.	Along	the	            scrub	 oak,	 spruce,	 and	 ponderosa	 pine,	 beneath	 granite	
trip	are	numerous	opportunities	for	hiking,	picnicking,	and	           peaks,	boulders,	and	beautiful	groves	of	aspen	trees.	More	
exploring.	In	addition,	mountain	lakes	offer	some	excellent	           than	 800	 animals	 representing	 144	 species	 from	 around	
opportunities for fishing. The highway is open seasonally              the world, including a bastion of endangered species,
from May through October. A toll fee is charged.                       are	residents	of	the	zoo.	Open	year-round,	the	zoo	is	less	
                                                                       crowded	during	the	winter	months.	To	get	to	the	zoo,	take	
Hours of Operation:
                                                                       exit	138	off	of	I-25.	Drive	west	towards	the	mountains	and	
Friday prior to memorial day weekend through
                                                                       follow the signs.
labor day: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
                                                                       The	zoo	is	open	9	a.m.	–	6	p.m.	Memorial	Day	weekend	
after labor day through the last day of September:
                                                                       through Labor Day and is open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. all other
7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
                                                                       times	of	year.	Last	admission	in	the	gate	is	always	at	4	p.m.	
October 1 to the Friday prior to memorial day
                                                                       Refer to the website for Holiday Hours.
weekend: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
                                                                       www.cmzoo.org, (719) 633-9925
Hours subject to change without notice.

www.pikespeakcolorado.com, (719) 385-7325                              manitou Springs & Old colorado city
                                                                       Manitou	Springs,	just	west	of	Colorado	Springs,	and	Old	
If	 you	 plan	 to	 hike	 or	 drive	 up	 Pikes	 Peak,	 please	 let	
                                                                       Colorado City, have a variety of shopping and dining
Operations	 or	 your	 Dorm	 Supervisor	 know	 when	 you	
                                                                       experiences. A mecca for artists, craftsmen, and even a few
plan	 to	 return.	 If	 you	 get	 lost,	 stuck	 or	 injured,	 please	
                                                                       witches’	covens,	the	area	offers	a	variety	of	quaint	shops	
contact	 emergency	 personnel	 and	 the	 Front	 Desk	 at	
                                                                       and	cafes	crammed	into	only	a	few	blocks	of	each	town.	
(719)	866-4444	as	soon	as	possible.	
                                                                       There is also an array of interesting pubs and bars spotting
                                                                       the area.

                                                                       www.manitousprings.org, (719) 685-5059
                                                                       www.history.oldcolo.com, (719) 635-7506




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the Broadmoor                                                           St. mary’s Falls trail
The Broadmoor is a destination in itself, even if you are not           This	4-mile	trail	begins	at	the	top	of	Helen	Hunt	Falls	and	
staying there. This resort at the foot of Cheyenne Mountain             leads	to	St.	Mary’s	Falls.	Cross	the	bridge	and	follow	the	
is one of only eight in America to be awarded Mobil’s                   path on the far side of the stream. Expect a half day there
five-star	 rating.	 The	 complex	 contains	 three	 hotels,	 three	      and	back.	To	reach	the	trailhead	at	the	far	western	end	of	
championship	 golf	 courses,	 16	 tennis	 courts,	 a	 carriage	         North Cheyenne Canyon, head west on Cheyenne Blvd.
museum,	 several	 excellent	 restaurants,	 three	 spring-fed	           off	of	I-25	from	Colorado	Springs.
pools, a shooting grounds, a row of designer shops, an
                                                                        Waldo canyon
ice arena, and several pubs. Spend a few hours strolling
around	the	lake	behind	the	Broadmoor	West	and,	for	a	real	              Located	 west	 of	 Colorado	 Springs	 on	 Hwy.	 24	 toward	
treat, go for Sunday brunch.                                            Woodland	 Park,	 the	 Waldo	 Canyon	 trail	 has	 a	 7-mile	
                                                                        loop of moderate difficulty and serves as an excellent trail
www.broadmooor.com, (719)634-7711                                       running area.


Outdoor Activities
                                                                        the manitou Springs incline
                                                                        Located	 just	 past	 the	 Cog	 Railway	 Station	 in	 Manitou	
The best way to experience the varied and beautiful
                                                                        Springs	this	1.5-mile	straight	up	trail	of	stairs	is	more	of	a	
country	of	Colorado	is	by	getting	into	the	back	country	for	
                                                                        workout	than	leisure	hiking.
a	hike.	Colorado	public	lands	include	11	national	forests	
(comprising a fifth of Colorado), more than two dozen                   Visit www.trails.com for more information.
wilderness areas, Bureau of Land Management land, 2
National	Parks,	5	National	Monuments,	and	40	State	Parks.	              mountain Biking
The Colorado Springs area is no different and has a wealth              With Colorado Springs’ close proximity to the mountains
of	hiking	trails.	Treks	range	from	hour-long	strolls	to	two-            there are numerous scenic and challenging mountain
day	backpacking	ventures.                                               biking	trails.	Mountain	bike	rentals	are	also	available	in	a	
                                                                        variety of convenient locations. Gold Camp Road and trails
Bear creek Regional park                                                branching off from it offer many popular rides of varying
Bear	 Creek	 Park	 consists	 of	 five	 miles	 of	 easy	 trails	 with	   difficulty. Old Ute Trail, St. Mary’s Trail, and Waldo Canyon
access for those with disabilities. An ecologist’s dream, the           are	also	excellent	mountain	bike	trails.	In	town,	try	the	trails	
park	contains	a	nature	center.                                          that	run	through	Palmer	Park,	which	can	be	accessed	off	
                                                                        Maizeland Road between Chelton and Academy Blvd.
north cheyenne canyon trail
This	5-mile	loop	has	an	easy	grade,	passes	through	springs	             indoor Rock climbing
and provides expansive views of the canyon and Colorado                 4650	Northpark	Dr.	
Springs. To get there, head west on Cheyenne Blvd off of                www.sportclimbcs.com, (719) 260-1050
I-25.	The	trail	begins	just	past	the	canyon	entrance,	on	the	
left side of the road.

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              Fishing                                                             Four corners Rafting
              manitou lake                                                        Since	 1976,	 offering	 trips	 down	 the	 Arkansas	 River.	
              Locals suggest using salmon eggs and worms to land                  2-hour	drive	from	the	Springs	with	fair	prices	and	liberal	
  O utdo or   rainbow trout. Located seven miles north of Woodland                cancellation	policies.	Call	1-800-332-RAFT	for	reservations	
A ctivities   Park	on	Hwy	67.                                                     and more information.


              elevenmile canyon and Reservoir                                     downhill Skiing
              Plenty of brown and rainbow trout in the water of the               Few	 places	 can	 boast	 the	 abundance	 of	 powder	 snow,	
              South	Platte	River	in	this	scenic	canyon	40	miles	west	of	          vertical	drop,	and	striking	views	that	ski	slopes	in	Colorado	
              Colorado Springs.                                                   can.	 Each	 location	 features	 its	 own	 character	 and	 skiers	
                                                                                  should consider certain factors when planning their trips.
              Rampart Reservoir
                                                                                  Vail, Aspen, and Summit County slopes are world class
              Ten	miles	of	excellent	shore-line	fishing	located	8	miles	east	
                                                                                  resorts and the prices reflect that status. Telluride, Steamboat
              of	Woodland	Park	on	Rampart	Range	Road.
                                                                                  Springs,	Crested	Butte,	and	Winter	Park	offer	atmospheres	
                                                                                  that	are	a	bit	more	low	key,	but	great	mountains.	For	a	more	
              Horseback Riding
                                                                                  economical	trip,	consider	Monarch	Ski	Area.	Colorado’s	ski	
              With Colorado’s beautiful scenery and rugged nature,
                                                                                  season	is	well	underway	in	November	and	is	peak	in	January	
              horseback	riding	has	proven	to	be	a	very	popular	recreational	
                                                                                  and	 February.	 The	 season	 usually	 extends	 into	 April	 with	
              sport. The Springs offers some excellent opportunities and
                                                                                  places such as Arapahoe Basin staying open as late as May.
              facilities	for	horseback	riding.
                                                                                  Discounted	lift	tickets	are	offered	early	and	late	season	and	

              academy Riding Stables                                              it	is	usually	cheaper	to	rent	equipment	in	Colorado	Springs	

              This	 stable	 rents	 horses	 for	 one	 and	 two-hour	 guided	       or Denver before heading to the mountains.

              tours	through	Garden	of	the	Gods.	Seeing	the	park	from	a	
                                                                                  Arapahoe Basin    1-800-248-0732         arapahoebasin.com
              saddle is a good way to avoid the carloads of tourists and
                                                                                  Aspen             1-800-872-7547         aspensnowmass.com
              visitors. Riders must be at least 8 years old and reservations
              are highly suggested.                                               Breckenridge      1-800-789-7609         breckenridge.snow.com
                                                                                  Keystone          1-800-842-7415         keystoneresorts.com
              mark Reyner Stables
                                                                                  Loveland          1-800-736-3754         skiloveland.com
              Horses	are	rented	by	the	hour	in	Palmer	Park	in	an	unspoiled	
              natural area located in the northeast section of Colorado           monarch           1-800-228-7943         skimonarch.com
              Springs.                                                            Steamboat         1-800-872-7547         steamboat.com
                                                                                  Vail              1-800-525-2257         vailresorts.com
              Whitewater Rafting
                                                                                  Winter Park       1-800-453-2525         skiwinterpark.com
              echo canyon River expeditions
              Since	 1978,	 offers	 trips	 ranging	 from	 half	 day	 to	 three	
              days. Located eight miles west of Canon City and boasting
              rafting	trips	through	the	Royal	Gorge.	Call	1-800-748-2953	
              for more information and reservations.                                                                   COLOR ADO
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              cross country Skiing
              Cross-country	 skiing	 is	 also	 a	 popular	 pastime	 with	
              numerous trails in the Colorado Springs area.
  O utdo or
A ctivities   the crags and mueller State park
              The	 best	 cross-country	 skiing	 in	 the	 Pikes	 Peak	 area	 lies	
              about	30	miles	away.	With	90	miles	of	trails,	it	is	a	popular	
              destination	for	novices	and	experts	alike.

              Rampart Reservoir
              Located	 8	 miles	 east	 of	 Woodland	 Park,	 the	 13	 mile	
              Lakeshore	 Trail	 around	 the	 lake	 makes	 for	 a	 good	 day	
              of	skiing.

              parks, Running trails, Bicycling trails
                                                                                    Otc planned excursions
              There	 are	 two	 parks	 within	 walking/running	 distance	 to	
                                                                                    From	time	to	time,	excursions	are	organized	by	the	OTC,	
              the	 Training	 Center.	 Memorial	 Park	 is	 about	 one	 quarter	
                                                                                    including a trip to Denver for a sporting game or event,
              mile	south	across	Pikes	Peak	Avenue.	The	distance	of	the	
                                                                                    or	 to	 Six	 Flags-Elitch	 Gardens,	 or	 to	 a	 Sky	 Sox	 game	 in	
              trail	(concrete)	around	the	lake	is	1¼	mile,	and	there	are	
                                                                                    Colorado Springs. The OTC staff welcomes any ideas you
              other short trails in and around the area. Monument Valley
                                                                                    may have about possibilities for group excursions. See the
              Park	is	about	1½	miles	west,	with	access	at	various	points,	
                                                                                    Athlete Services team for current activities.
              including	Boulder	Crescent	Avenue.	This	park	is	among	the	
              finest	running/walking/cycling	surface	in	the	area	as	it	is	all	
              natural surface, flat, well maintained, with water fountains
              and facilities.

              For	further	information	on	local	biking	and	running	trails,	
              call	the	Pikes	Peak	Trails	Coalition	at	596-5640.	Tennis	courts	
              are available throughout the City, with the closest courts
              being immediately west of Memorial Hospital on Boulder
              Avenue,	also	at	Memorial	Park,	Shooks	Run	(about	3/4	mile	
              west	on	Boulder,	then	right),	and	Monument	Valley	Park,	in	
              two	locations.	For	more	information	about	Parks,	call	the	
              City	Parks	and	Recreation	Department	at	578-6640.




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Local Activities
For	 information	 about	 entertainment,	 sporting	 activities,	   •	 Pan	for	gold.
theaters, etc. that are available in Colorado Springs and the
                                                                  •	 Spring	and	summer—visit	Breckenridge	and	
surrounding	areas,	check	out	the	Entertainment	Notebook	
                                                                    surrounding	areas.	Bike	rentals	are	cheap	and	the	
which	is	kept	at	the	Reception	Desk	in	the	Athlete	Center.	
                                                                    trails	are	great	for	cycling,	running,	walking,	even	
Fun ideas:                                                          rollerblading.	The	greatest	in	daytime	hiking!	You	can	
                                                                    get free maps at most local shops.
•	 Take	a	group	to	Boulder	and	visit	Pearl	Street	Mall,	and	
  all	the	great	places	to	eat!	Visit	the	CU	campus	or	the	        •	 Take	an	all	day	bike	ride	on	the	Santa	Fe	Trail	(Trail	
  Boulder	Reservoir.	Hike	the	Flat	Irons.                           heads	located	at	south	and	middle	sections	of	Air	Force	
                                                                    Academy). A trail map is available for reference at the
•	 Sing	karaoke	at	The	Finish	Line	Lounge	(Intersection	of	
                                                                    Reception	Desk.
  Monument	St	and	Union	Blvd)	(719)	634-9870
                                                                  •	 Hike	Pikes	Peak!	Hike	any	mountain!
•	 Summertime—Don’t	miss	the	Renaissance	Festival	in	
  Larkspur	(June–Sept.)	or	the	Hot	Air	Balloon	Festival	          •	 Attend	sports	competitions	on	Complex!	
  Labor	Day	Weekend	in	Colorado	Springs.
                                                                  •	 Cheer	for	your	fellow	athletes!
•	 Symphony	in	the	Park	series	throughout	summertime	
                                                                  •	 Stroll	through	Old	Colorado	City	or	Manitou	Springs.
  (free!).
                                                                  •	 Go	to	Horse	Tooth	Reservoir	in	Ft.	Collins.
•	 4th	of	July—Symphony	and	Fireworks	at	Memorial	
  Park,	Colorado	Springs.                                         •	 Cycle,	run,	picnic	in	Waterton	Canyon	(south	Denver).

•	 Go	to	Denver!	Visit:                                           •	 Visit	Lookout	Mountain	in	Golden.

  – Denver Zoo                                                    •	 Go	to	Cripple	Creek	for	a	mining	tour	or	hiking.

  –	 IMAX	Theater,	Info:	(303)	370-6300	                          •	 Camp	and	climb	mountains	in	Estes	Park.
     or	call	303/322-7009	for	reservations)
                                                                  •	 Go	to	Santa	Fe,	New	Mexico—outdoor	opera,	music	
  – Denver Museum of Natural History                                festivals,	all	kinds	of	art,	shopping,	and	fantastic	food!	
  – Denver Art Museum                                               (approximately	6	hours	south).
     (closed Mondays)

  –	 Tattered	Cover	Book	Store	
     (the greatest you’ve
     ever seen)

  –	 16th	Street	Mall




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Shopping (listed by proximity to the cSOtc)              cultural activities
citadel mall                                             the pikes peak center, located downtown on Cascade
located on Platte and Academy                            Avenue,	 offers	 year-round	 entertainment,	 including	
(719)	591-5515                                           symphony,	 new	 age,	 jazz,	 opera,	 plays,	 etc.	 For	 most	
                                                         symphonies	the	Center	offers	tickets	as	low	as	$5.00	per	
downtown colorado Springs
                                                         seat	 in	 the	 balcony	 sections.	 The	 number	 for	 the	 Ticket	
turn right out of front entrance of OTC onto Boulder.
                                                         Office	is:	(719)	520-7469.
Head	towards	the	mountains	and	turn	left	on	Tejon

chapel Hills mall                                        the colorado Springs Fine arts center is located on
located on N. Academy                                    30	 West	 Dale	 Street,	 downtown.	 It	 offers	 a	 “classic	 film	
(719)	594-0111                                           series” (on going), art, sculpture, a gift shop, and a fine art
                                                         library. Many special cultural events and festivals are also
Old colorado city and manitou Springs
                                                         scheduled.
take	Colorado	Avenue	west	and	pass	under	I-25	towards	
Old Colorado City                                        Try a concert at Red Rocks ampitheatre in Denver, or
                                                         the Jazz Festival in Telluride (July).
Briargate mall
I-25N,	exit	Briargate	
(719)	265-6264

castle Rock Factory Outlet Shops
about	45	minutes	North	towards	Denver	off	I-25
1-800-245-8351

park meadows mall
located	off	of	I-25N	exit	County	Line	Rd.
(303)	792-2999

cherry creek mall
located	off	I-25N	to	Denver	exit	University	Dr.—
2 miles north on University

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Dining Out
WitHin WalKinG diStance              Jack Quinn’s (irish pub)             metRO aRea
dragon Gate (chinese)                21	S.	Tejon	St.		 	        	     	   adams mountain café
Intersection of                      (719)	385-0766                       110 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs
Boulder St. and Union Blvd.                                               (719)	685-1430
                                     Jose muldoon’s (mexican)
(719)	633-1166
                                     222	N.	Tejon	St.	 	        	     	   amanda’s Fonda
papa John’s pizza                    (719)	636-2311                       3625	W.	Colorado	Ave.		 	         	
Union Blvd. between                                                       (719)	227-1975
                                     Josh and John’s (ice cream)
Monument St. and Williamette Ave.
                                     111	E.	Pikes	Peak		        	         cold Stone creamery
(719)	473-7272
                                     (719)	632-0299                       765	N.	Academy	Blvd.	     	       	
taco Bell                                                                 (719)	637-1110
                                     mcKenzie’s chophouse
Union Blvd. between
                                     (Fine dining)                        Joe’s crab Shack
Monument St. and Williamette Ave.
                                     128	S.	Tejon	St.	 	        	     	   805 Citadel Dr. E.
(719)	471-4151
                                     (719)	635-3536                       (719)	380-7620
Burger King
                                     Old chicago                          the loop
Intersection of Platte St.
                                     (pizza and a variety of foods)       965	Manitou	Ave.,	Manitou	Springs	
and Union Blvd.
                                     118	N.	Tejon	St.	 	        	     	   (719)	685-9344
7-eleven                             (719)	634-8812
                                                                          mcdonalds
Intersection of Platte St.
                                     phantom canyon (Brewery & pub)       207	N.	Wahsatch	Ave.		    	       	
and Union Blvd.
                                     2	E.	Pikes	Peak	Ave.	      	     	   (719)	634-7589
Raven’s nest coffee                  (719)	635-2800
                                                                          Outback
Intersection of E. Boulder St.
                                     the Ritz (Bar & Grill)               2825 Geyser Dr.
and N. Institute St.
                                     15	S.	Tejon	St.	   	       	     	   (719)	527-8745
(719)	632-3433
                                     (719)	635-8484
                                                                          panera
dOWntOWn
                                     Fujiyama (Sushi)                     (locations through cO Springs)
Blue Star (Fine dining)
                                     28	S.	Tejon	St.	   	       	     	   1832	Southgate	Rd.		      	       	
1645	S.	Tejon	St.			         	   	
                                     (719)	630-1167                       (719)	389-0808
(719)	632-1086

                                     Sonterra Grill (mexican)             texas Road House
chipotle (mexican)
                                     28B	S.	Tejon	St.	 	        	         595 S. 8th St.
17	S.	Tejon	St.	   	         	   	
                                     (719)	471-9222                       (719)	473-9711
(719)	572-1727

                                     el taco Rey
il Vicino
                                     330	E.	Colorado	Ave.	      	     	
(Wood Oven pizza & Brewery)
                                     (719)	475-9722                                        COLOR ADO
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Wahoo’s Fish tacos (located on        Florissant Fossil Beds national   Royal Gorge Bridge & park
n. academy & n. powers)               monument                          275-7507
7495	N.	Academy	Blvd.		 	         	   748-3253                          www.royalgorgebridge.com
(719)	623-0263                        www.nps.gov/flfo
                                                                        Seven Falls
Wines of colorado                     Flying W Ranch                    632-0752
8045	W.	US	Highway	24,	Cascade	       598-4000                          www.sevenfalls.com
(719)	684-0900                        www.flyingw.com
                                                                        World Figure Skating museum &
la casita                             Garden of the Gods                Hall of Fame
306	S.	8th	St.	   	       	           634-6666                          635-5200
(719)	633-9616                        www.gardenofthegods.com           www.worldskatingmuseum.org

                                      Ghost town museum                 Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun
Area Directory                        634-0696                          578-5367	
cUltURal centeRS,                     www.ghosttownmuseum.com           www.cmzoo.org/shrine.html
mUSeUmS & attRactiOnS
                                      manitou cliff dwelling museum
american numismatic museum                                              cOnVenience StOReS
                                      685-5242
632-2646                                                                target
                                      www.cliffdwellingsmuseum.com
www.money.org                                                           335	North	Academy	Boulevard	    	
                                      miramont castle museum            (719)	596-6220
Bear creak nature center
                                      685-1011
520-6387                                                                Walgreens
                                      north pole/Santa’s Workshop       350	North	Union	Boulevard
Black Forest Observatory
                                      684-9432                          (719)	442-2356
495-3828
                                      www.santas-colo.com
                                                                        Walgreens (open 24 hours)
carriage museum
                                      Old colorado city                 920 North Circle Drive
634-7711
                                      www.shopoldcolroadocity.com       (719)	473-9090
cave of the Winds
                                      pioneers museum                   Wal-mart (open 24 hours)
685-5444	or	634-2888
                                      578-6650                          3201	East	Platte	Avenue
www.caveofthewinds.com
                                      www.cspm.org                      (719)	578-9164
cripple creek
                                      pro Rodeo Hall of Fame &
www.cripple-creek.co.us
                                      museum of the american cowboy
Fine arts center                      528-4764
634-5581                              www.prorodeohalloffame.com

                                      Rock ledge Ranch Historic Site                   COLOR ADO
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             mOVie tHeateRS                      Harmony Bowl                      mountasia Family Fun center
             tinseltown                          3845	North	Academy                1825 Dominion Way
             1545	East	Cheyenne	Mtn.	Boulevard   (719)	591-1000                    (719)	594-0760
             (719)	576-0593
                                                 King pin lanes
                                                 3410	North	Academy                tenniS
             carmike 10
             1550 Pulsar Drive                   (719)	574-0820                    Boulder park
             (719)	573-0256                                                        Two courts are located in close

      Area                                       GOlF cOURSeS                      proximity	to	the	OTC	one	block	west	
D irectory   Kimball’s twin peaks theater
                                                 patty Jewett Golf course          next to the Memorial Hospital.
             115	East	Pikes	Peak
                                                 900 East Espanola
             (719)	447-1945                                                        memorial park tennis center
                                                 (719)	385-6934
                                                                                   Located	 at	 E.	 Pikes	 Peak	 Ave.	 and	
             chapel Hills 15                                                       Hancock	St.	near	the	Velodrome.
                                                 Valley Hi municipal Golf course
             1710	Briargate
                                                 610	South	Chelton
             (719)	594-6000                                                        Bear creek park
                                                 (719)	385-6911
                                                                                   Corner of Argus and 21st Streets.
             cinemark 16 carefree circle
                                                 cherokee Ridge Golf course
             3305	Cinema	Point                                                     monument Valley park
                                                 1850	Tuskegee	Place
             (719)	596-0442                                                        Located near Cache La Poudre Ave.,
                                                 (719)	597-2637
                                                                                   next	to	Monument	Creek.
             picture Show citadel crossing
                                                 pine creek Golf club
             901 North Academy                                                     Shooks Run
                                                 (719)	594-9999
             (719)	574-2506	 	         	                                           Two courts on El Paso off of

                                                 apple tree                        Boulder St.

             BOWlinG laneS                       (719)	382-3649
                                                                                   ROlleR SKatinG
             Bowl mor lanes
                                                 Springs Ranch
             31	West	Las	Vegas                                                     Bosanova Roller Skating center
                                                 (719)	573-4864
             (719)	634-8876                                                        2903	North	Prospect
                                                                                   (719)	634-1222
             Brunswick circle lanes              miniatURe GOlF cOURSeS
             999 North Circle Drive              Hitts miniature Golf              Skate city
             (719)	596-5257                      3402	North	Academy                1920 North Academy

                                                 (719)	591-1146                    (719)	597-6066
             tempo Bowl
             1810	Eastlake	Boulevard             putter park
             (719)	475-1542                      3777	Bradley	Road
                                                 (719)	392-7177

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             ice SKatinG                           Keystone                            couture’s Fabric care
             Sertich ice center                    Information:                        801	North	Tejon
             1705	East	Pikes	Peak                  (970)	496-2316	or	(877)	625-1556    (719)	633-3855
             (719)	385-5983                        www.keystone.snow.com
                                                                                       Valli Hi laundry
             ice Hall                              Ski cooper                          507	South	Circle	Drive
             3185	Venetucci	Boulevard              Information:	(800)	707-6114         (719)	447-9343	
             (719)	477-2150                        www.skicooper.com

      Area                                         arapahoe Basin Ski area
                                                                                       pOSt OFFice
D irectory   SKi ReSORtS                                                               antares Station
                                                   Information:
             Beaver creek Resort                                                       2641	Uintah	Street
                                                   888-ARAPAHOE	(888)	272-7246
             Vail Information Center:                                                  (719)	633-7196
                                                   www.arapahoebasin.com
             (970)	949-9090                                                            www.usps.com
             www.beavercreek.snow.com              telluride                           Post Office Hours
                                                   General	Inquiries:	(970)	728-6900   Monday	thru	Friday:	
             copper mountain                       www.tellurideskiresort.com          7:30	a.m.	–	5:30	p.m.
             Guest Services/General Info:
                                                                                       Saturday	7:30	a.m.	–	1:00	p.m.
             (866)	841-2481                        Winter park
                                                                                       Closed Sundays
             www.coppercolorado.com                Information:	(800)	979-0332
                                                   www.skiwinterpark.com
             monarch Ski Resort                                                        caR RepaiRS
             Information:	(888)	996-7669           dRy cleaneRS                        (These are AAA Approved
             www.skimonarch.com                                                        Auto Repair facilities)
                                                   One Stop dry cleaners
             Steamboat                             2423	North	Union	Boulevard          autohouse
             Information:	(970)	879-6111           (719)	471-7481                      310	North	Prairie	Road
             www.steamboat.com                                                         (719)	632-0410
                                                   north circle cleaners
             aspen                                 1827	North	Circle	Drive             auto tech plaza – Fillmore
             Information:	(800)	975-6787           (719)	633-4309                      425	West	Fillmore	Street
             www.skiaspencolorado.net                                                  (719)	520-5777
                                                   ameri cleaners
             Vail                                  3875	East	Pikes	Peak                auto tech plaza – 21st Street
             Customer	Service:	(888)	605-7573      (719)	591-2510                      1548	South	21st	Street
             www.vail.snow.com                                                         (719)	475-9424
                                                   Seoul cleaners
             Breckenridge                          9 South Circle Drive
             General	Information:	(970)	453-5000   (719)	471-7233
             www.breckenridge.snow.com
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             midas auto Systems experts     microtel inn & Suites           First church of christ Science
             4055	North	Academy             7265	Commerce	Center	Drive      325	North	Cascade	Avenue
             (719)	593-1295                 (719)	598-7500                  (719)	632-0051

             academy car care & Repair      Radisson Hotel                  Grace episcopal church
             1804	North	Academy             1645	North	Newport	Road         601	Tejon
             (719)	573-5973                 (719)	597-7000                  (719)	633-5529

             import auto technicians        Ramada inn airport              the lord’s church – Full Gospel
      Area   2365	La	Montanta	Way           520 North Murray Boulevard      25	North	Tejon
D irectory
             (719)	260-0992                 (719)	596-7660                  (719)	389-0282

                                            Residence inn                   immanuel lutheran
             HOtelS
                                            2765	Geyser	Drive               846	East	Pikes	Peak
             antlers Hilton
                                            (719)	576-0101                  (719)	636-5011
             4	South	Cascade	Avenue
             (719)	473-5600                 Sheraton colorado Springs       First United methodist church
                                            2886	South	Circle	Drive         420	North	Nevada
             Best Western executive inn
                                            (719)	576-5900                  (719)	596-2598
             1440	Harrison	Road
             (719)	576-2371                                                 central 7th day adventist church
                                            cHURcHeS
                                                                            1305	North	Union
             double tree—World arena        circle drive Baptist church
                                                                            (719)	634-1682
             1775	East	Cheyenne	Mountain	   801 North Circle Drive
             Boulevard                      (719)	574-3155                  temple Shalom
             (719)	560-8900                                                 1523	East	Monument	Street
                                            First Southern Baptist church
                                                                            (719)	634-5311
             econo lodge                    1409	Palmer	Park	Boulevard
             714	North	Nevada	Avenue        (719)	633-4625                  First Friend church—Quaker
             (719)	636-3385                                                 2748	East	Pikes	Peak
                                            St. mary’s catholic church
                                                                            (719)	635-4011
             Holiday inn express            22 West Kiowa
             1855 Aeroplaza Drive           (719)	473-4633                  corpus christi catholic church
             (719)	380-8516                                                 2318	North	Cascade	Avenue
                                            SGi-USa Buddhist
                                                                            (719)	633-1457
             la Quinta inn                  703	Arrwanna
             2750	Geyser	Drive              (719)	635-8968                  First presbyterian church
             (719)	527-4788                                                 219	East	Bijou
                                            central church of nazarene
                                                                            (719)	471-3763
                                            2550 East San Miguel
                                            (719)	632-6595                                   COLOR ADO
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             christ temple apostolic church—   BanKS                                First Bank*
             pentecostal                       (Those with (*) have multiple        2790	Briargate	Boulevard	
             317	East	Boulder                  branches. Please call the number     (719)	535-9000
             (719)	635-3096                    |listed for additional locations.)
                                                                                    peoples national Bank*
             church of latter day Saints       Bank at Broadmoor*                   102	South	Tejon	Street	#	101
             2750	Melissa	Drive                501	South	Tejon	Street               (719)	632-6700	
             (719)	635-5930                    (719)	633-2695	
                                                                                    tcF national Bank*
      Area   austin Bluffs congregation—                                            5845	Constitution	Avenue
D irectory                                     Bank One*
             Jehovah’s Witness                 30	East	Pikes	Peak	Avenue            (719)	591-8497	
             1420	Acadia	Drive                 (719)	227-6405
                                                                                    US Bank*
             (719)	598-0105
                                               chase*                               6	South	Tejon	Street	
                                               4190	Austin	Bluffs	Pkwy.             (719)	630-4200
                                               (719)	227-6315
                                                                                    UmB Bank*
                                               compass Bank                         5910 Galley Road
                                               2805 Dublin Boulevard                (719)	597-3200
                                               (719)	264-1418
                                                                                    Wells Fargo Bank*
                                                                                    3275	West	Colorado	Avenue	#	101	
                                                                                    (719)	636-1361




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General Ìnformation
Sitting	in	the	shadows	of	the	Adirondack	Mountains	is	the	small,	quiet	village	of	Lake	Placid,	it	is	
the	home	of	the	1932	and	1980	Olympic	Winter	Games.	Athletes	continue	to	train	and	compete	on	
the same venues that were used at the 1980 Winter Olympics.

In	October	1987,	the	State	of	New	York’s	Olympic	Regional	       to	 the	 biathlon	 range,	 cross	 country	 ski	 venue	 and	 the	
Development Authority (ORDA) assisted the United States          combined	track	for	all	three	sliding	disciplines.	The	Olympic	
Olympic Committee (USOC) with improvements to the                Jumping	Complex	is	home	to	a	750,000	gallon	pool	that	
program by building new housing, dining and gymnasium            trains freestyle aerial athletes during the summer and four
facilities to specifications. In 1989, a new Olympic Training    ski	 jumps	 (K18,	 K48,	 K90	 and	 the	 K120)	 that	 are	 used	
Center was completed on 29 acres of land. The scenic             year	round.	The	bobsled	track	and	cross	country	track	are	
wood-framed	housing	complex	features	96	spacious	rooms	          located	 6	 miles	 east	 of	 the	 Olympic	 Training	 Center	 on	
and each room includes plenty of closet space, along with        Route	73.
a private bath, television and wireless internet.
                                                                 Other	 than	 hosting	 winter	 sports	 in	 Lake	 Placid	 at	 the	
The	multi-faceted	center	has	large,	comfortable	lounges,	        OTC,	there	are	many	summer	sports	that	visit	Lake	Placid.	
study rooms, game rooms, internet cafe and laundry               These include archery, athletics, badminton, boxing,
facilities for the athletes. In the athlete support complex      cycling,	 judo,	 karate,	 kayaking,	 rhythmic	 gymnastics,	
there is a three court gymnasium with a state of the art         rowing,     synchronized     swimming,      team    handball,
hardwood	 floor	 and	 running	 track.	 The	 complex	 also	       volleyball and wrestling.
includes	 a	 dining	 hall	 with	 a	 beautiful	 glass-enclosed	
dining	 area,	 a	 fully-equipped	 weight	 room,	 meeting	
rooms, Athlete Performance Division, Sports Medicine,
administrative offices and an AT&T Athlete Service Center.
Everything at the Training Center is under one roof (a plus
during the winter time). The dining hall, the Olympic Spirit
Store, and the gym can all be accessed without stepping
foot outside the building.

The training and competition facilities are managed by
ORDA and include facilities for all the winter sports. The
Olympic	Center	hosted	the	speed	skating	events,	hockey	
games	and	figure	skating	events	in	1980.	It	was	home	to	the	
“Miracle	on	Ice”	Men’s	Hockey	Team.	Whiteface	Mountain	
is home to the freestyle mogul events, snowboarding
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Ìmportant Numbers
Registration desk .................................. (518)	523-2600              Sports medicine clinic hours
Residential life: Julie Garrett ................ (518)	523-8440                  M–F:	8:00	a.m.	–	12:00	p.m.	and	1:00	–	5:00	p.m.	
maintenance (7:00	a.m.	–	4:30	p.m.) .... (518)	523-8457                          Sat	and	Sun	are	subjected	to	change	and	will	be	posted

dining Hall ....................................................... ext.	3601	   after Hours emergency cell phone
(have	to	call	front	desk	first) .................or	(518)	523-2600               Access	via	Front	Desk ............................... (518)	523-2600

U.S. Olympic Spirit Store                                                        adirondack medical center ................. (518)	523-3311
(on-complex) ............................................ (518)	523-4856         Right aide .............................................. (518)	523-5305
(off-complex)	........................................... (518)	523-7207         Hours:	M–F:	8:00	a.m.	–	12:00	p.m.,	1:00	–	5:00	p.m.
                                                                                 Sat	and	Sun	vary,	check	door	for	hours
it Help desk .......................................... (719)	866-4537

Head athletic trainer: Peter Toohey...... (518)	523-8423                         emergencies at the track

Front desk .............................................. (518)	523-2600         will be handled by ORda, ................... (518)	523-8807

Sports medicine clinic Office............... (518)	523-8450                      Ice	is	available	at	the	front	desk	and	in	the	dorms
Security................................................... (518)	523-2600	
                                                                                 AED’s	are	located	at	the	front	desk,	sports	medicine	clinic,	
                                                                                 and weight room

                                                                                 General safety concerns: Ice and snow

                                                                                 dorm contacts
                                                                                 Julie Garrett
                                                                                 Office:	(518)	523-8440
                                                                                 Cell:	(518)420-2112

                                                                                 director, lake placid training center:
                                                                                 Jack Favro
                                                                                 Office:	(518)	523-8422
                                                                                 Cell:	(518)	572-8257

                                                                                 Facilities manager:
                                                                                 thomas Smith
                                                                                 Office:	(518)	523-8436
                                                                                 Cell:	(518)	572-8232




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Directions
From albany airport
Follow	the	signs	for	I-87N.	Follow	route	87	until	exit	30;	                To arrange for individual transportation, guests must sign up
take	exit	30;	at	the	end	of	the	exit	ramp	turn	left.	Follow	               on	the	transportation	request	sheet	located	at	the	Athlete	
that	road	(route	9N	then	route	73)	through	Keene	Valley	                   Center	 Registration	 Desk.	 All travel requests must be
and	 then	 Keene.	 When	 at	 the	 ski	 jumps	 and	 the	 horse	             made 2 weeks in advance of travel date. Interns need
show	 grounds	 there	 will	 be	 a	 “Y”;	 turn	 left	 at	 the	 “Y”.	        to	communicate	with	the	Front	Desk	to	make	sure	a	shuttle	
Follow	the	road	for	about	a	mile.	The	OTC	is	on	the	right.                 is available and/or does not change times or dates prior to
                                                                           his/her arrival or departure.
From Burlington airport
Follow	signs	to	I-89.	Take	the	Vergennes	exit.	Follow	route	               around lake placid
7,	 until	 route	 22A.	 Follow	 route	 22A	 to	 Addison,	 VT.	 In	         Taxis:	(518)	523-4741	or	(518)	523-9091
Addison	 take	 route	 17.	 Follow	 signs	 for	 Bridge	 to	 New	
                                                                           emergencies and Special Requests
York.	Cross	the	Crown	Point	Bridge.	Stay	on	that	road	until	
it ends. Turn right on route 22, continue in to Westport.                  If	you	have	a	last	minute	transportation	request	(Emergency),	
Bear left onto route 9N Elizabethtown. Stay on route 9N                    it will be supported with scheduled transportation or will
until the end. At the intersection, turn right on to route                 be scheduled as needed.
73.	Go	through	Keene,	and	then	when	at	the	ski	jumps	
and	the	horse	show	grounds	there	will	be	a	“Y”;	turn	left	
at	the	“Y”.	Follow	the	road	for	about	a	mile.	The	OTC	is	
on the right.


Transportation
A shuttle service is provided to/from Albany Airport,
Burlington	 Airport,	 Plattsburgh	 or	 Saranac	 Lake.	 Please	
contact	 your	 supervisor	 or	 the	 Front	 Desk	 at	 (518)	 523-
2600	at	least	2	weeks	prior	to	your	arrival	to	schedule	a	
pick-up	 from	 the	 airport.	 Most	 interns	 bring	 their	 own	
cars	 and	 former	 Lake	 Placid	 interns	 recommend	 you	 do	
so	 if	 possible.	 Lake	 Placid	 offers	 a	 trolley	 that	 runs	 solely	
throughout	town.	Avid	hikers	will	want	a	car	to	get	out	to	
the trailheads located between a few miles and 20 miles
away. Montreal is only 2 hours away, so you will need your
passport.	 New	 York	 City	 and	 Boston	 are	 5	 hours	 away,	
Buffalo	is	6	hours	away,	and	Syracuse	is	3	hours	away.




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Housing and Check-Ìn
Housing	is	broken	up	into	4	nodes	on	2	floors	(1A,	1B,	1C,	      Upon	 arrival	 on	 the	 Olympic	 Complex,	 please	 check-in	
1D, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D). Bathrooms are available in each room.       at	the	Front	Desk.	You	may	check-in	at	the	desk	any	day	
Each bathroom has towels, toilet, showers, hair dryer, cups,     of	the	week	after	3:00	p.m.	When	checking	in,	the	staff	
ice bins, and soap.                                              member	 working	 will	 ask	 you	 for	 your	 completed	 intern	
                                                                 paperwork.	
Each	dorm	room	has	3	beds,	a	television	with	a	DVD/VCR	
player,	a	desk,	internet,	a	phone	+	long	distance	calling,	an	   The Dorm Supervisor resides at the Olympic Training Center
iron and an ironing board, a fridge, dressers, and hangers.      with their office located in the Administration offices of the
The	common	rooms	have	a	kitchenette,	a	computer	room,	           Support building.
and a laundry room (laundry detergent is not available).
                                                                 The Dorm Supervisor will conduct orientations for all
The main lobby has a pool table, a foosball table, and a
                                                                 incoming programs outlining OTC policies and procedures.
ping pong table.
                                                                 He/she is then responsible for enforcing the policies and
Housekeeping	 will	 empty	 your	 trash	 and	 change	 your	       procedures related to behavior and dorm life.
towels	daily.	Contact	housekeeping	for	additional	linens	or	
                                                                 After hours the Dorm Supervisor can be reached via cell
toiletries	(office	is	located	on	the	2nd	floor-Node	B).	Linen	
                                                                 phone. The Dorm Supervisor resides in Room 202.
exchange	is	done	every	Wednesday	or	as	often	as	you	like.	
If you wish to have your bed linen changed, please strip
your bed, place sheets in your pillowcase and place them by      Storage Rooms
the bathroom door with your towels. It is the responsibility
                                                                 These rooms are located on the 1st floor and accessed
of the intern to clean his/her own rooms.
                                                                 with your ID card. All bikes, rollerblades, sleds, skis, etc.
                                                                 are to be placed in these rooms. Storage rooms are video
                                                                 monitored for security. Cleaning rags are available from
                                                                 Housekeeping.




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         Dining

         HOURS
         monday - Sunday
         Breakfast


yUM!!!
         7:00	a.m.	–	9:30	a.m.	


                                                               exercise Facilities
         lunch
         11:00	a.m.	–	1:30	p.m.	
                                                               The Performance Service Weight Room is supervised
         dinner                                                full time by a NSCA certified strength and conditioning
         5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.                                 coordinator and a student intern strength coach. The
                                                               Strength and Conditioning Performance Center (SCPC) is
         take out Food policy: Dishes (including plates,
                                                               open Monday through Saturday. Specific hours are posted
         cups, bowls, silverware, etc.) may not be removed
                                                               next	to	the	SCPC	entrance.	Exercise	bikes	located	outside	
         from the dining hall.
                                                               the	 Performance	 Service	 Weight	 Room	 are	 available	 24	
         conduct in the dining Hall                            hours a day. The cardio room is located on the 1st floor
                                                               –	 Node	 A	 Housing.	 This	 room	 is	 open	 24	 hours	 a	 day.	
         •	 You	are	responsible	for	busing	your	own	
                                                               Equipment	includes	a	treadmill	and	two	ellipticals.
           tables. Please return all dishes to the carousel.


                                                               Ìnternet
         •	 “No	shirt,	no	shoes,	no	service.”

         •	 Bags	are	to	be	stowed	in	the	front	entrance	to	
                                                               Wireless access is available throughout the OTC Complex:
           the dining hall to ensure a safe environment
                                                               network name (SSid):                 Goldnet
           for everyone.
                                                               i.p. address:                        802.11
                                                                                                    a, b and g supported

                                                               Wireless network interface must Be Set For dHcp


                                                               Laundry
                                                               Laundry facilities are located on the 1st floor at the end
                                                               of	Node	D.	Hours	are	7:00	a.m.–10:00	p.m.	The	last	load	
                                                               goes in at 9:00 p.m. and the facility closes at 10:00 p.m.
                                                               Detergent is available from the vending machine located in
                                                               the	laundry	room.	Please	keep	this	area	clean.




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Address/Mail                                                       P hones
Mailboxes	 are	 located	 next	 to	 the	 Front	 Desk.	 Your	 box	   On-complex	phone	numbers	may	be	reached	by	any	on-
number is the same as your room number. Mail can be                complex	 phone	 by	 dialing	 the	 last	 4	 digits	 of	 the	 phone	
picked	up	here	24	hours	a	day,	7	days	a	week.	If	you	have	         number (i.e. the extension)
a delivery, a notice will be put in your mailbox and you
                                                                   Off-complex	 phone	 numbers	 may	 be	 reached	 by	 dialing	
can	pick	it	up	at	the	front	desk.	Stamps	and	envelopes	are	
                                                                   9 + phone number
available	for	sale	at	the	Front	Desk.	Outgoing	mail	can	be	
placed in the dropbox in the main lobby.
                                                                   Long Distance calls can only be made from complex phones
                                                                   by using a calling card or a credit card. Dial 9 and follow the
To	 receive	 letters	 or	 packages	 at	 the	 Olympic	 Training	
                                                                   directions on the card.
Center, please have them addressed as follows:

                                                                   Room to Room: .................................... Dial	3	+	Room	#
Name
Intern, Department                                                 local calls:........................................Dial	9	+	523	or	891
Olympic Training Center
                                                                   long distance calls: .........Dial	9	+	#	and	Calling	Card	#
196	Old	Military	Rd
                                                                   direct to Room: .................(518)	523-8443	3	+	Room	#
Lake	Placid,	NY	12946
                                                                   Otc Front desk: ....................................(518)	523-2600

Printer/Fax/Copy Machine                                           Otc Fax: .................................................(518)	523-4790

Printers and copy machines are located in the computer             tdd phone:
rooms,	and	a	fax	machine	is	available	for	use	at	the	Front	        TDD	phone	is	located	at	the	front	desk	for	your	use
Desk.	All	are	free	of	charge.



AT M
An ATM Machine is located in the Main Lobby.




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Voicemail                                                        Room Changes
You must first record a greeting for the Audix system to         Room changes must be approved by the intern manager
respond to your callers. If you do not have a greeting,          and OTC Operations.
your voicemail will be set to the former resident’s

                                                                 Lost and Found
name. To obtain your personal voice mail box number and
instructions	for	resetting	voicemail	please	contact	the	Front	
Desk	at	ext.	2600.                                               All	Lost	&	Found	items	are	turned	into	Housekeeping.	Call	
                                                                 ext.	8426	for	Lost	and	Found	items.
Your box will hold a maximum of 10 messages (this

                                                                 Olympic Spirit Store
includes any combination of new and saved messages) and
each message can be up to 2 minutes in length. If your box
exceeds 10 messages, callers will be instructed that your        On-complex:	      (518)	523-4856
box is full and they will be unable to leave a message. You
                                                                 Off-complex:	 (518)	523-7207
have the responsibility of emptying your voicemail box in
order to continue to receive new messages.
                                                                 Store Hours:      Monday–Saturday
                                                                                   9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Every voicemail box in the system is password protected
                                                                                   Sunday
with a minimum password length of five digits. Your starter
                                                                 	        	        10:00	a.m.	–	7:00	p.m.
password is recorded, so for your protection, please change
your password immediately.
                                                                 OT C and event Ìnformation
A	touch	tone	phone	is	required	for	message	retrieval.	You	
can	retrieve	your	messages	24	hours	a	day,	seven	days	a	         Turn	to	Channel	97	for	information	on	the	Olympic	Training	

week	from	on	and	off	Complex.                                    Center, nutrition information and other news.


•	 To	access	your	voicemail	from	OTC	complex	dial	ext.	          Information boards are updated regularly. One is located

  -------,	then	enter	your	voice-mail	box	and	password.          outside the Housing entrance with another inside the AT&T
                                                                 Connection	Center	located	across	from	the	Front	Desk.	If	
•	 To	access	your	voicemail	from	OFF	OTC	complex	dial	           you wish to post information, see the Operations Intern.
  -----------,	then	enter	your	voice	mail	box	number	and	
  password.
                                                                 Recycling
Upon permanent departure from the OTC, your voicemail
                                                                 There are recycling containers located throughout the
box and any remaining messages will be deleted from the
                                                                 OTC	or	stack	your	recyclables	by	the	wastebasket	in	your	
system.
                                                                 room	for	Housekeeping.	Housekeeping	will	recycle	alkaline	
                                                                 batteries—paper shredders are located in the AT&T
                                                                 Connection Centers. All money collected from bottle and
                                                                 can recycling is donated to the local children’s charities.




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Local Activities
The USOC is providing this information as a convenience        Winter-time activities and events
and is not affiliated with and does not endorse or otherwise   •	 An	annual	event	that’s	welcomed	is	the	Saranac	Lake	
recommend the products and services associated with the          Winter Carnival. Located in the nearby village of
attractions.                                                     Saranac	Lake,	this	celebration	of	winter	is	the	longest-
                                                                 running winter festival in the east.
year-Round activities
•	 Visit	the	John	Brown	Farm	State	Historic	Site,	located	     •	 Love	the	feeling	of	speed	and	freedom?	Snowmobiling	

  just	outside	Lake	Placid,	and	step	back	in	time	(Civil	        is a very popular winter sport and almost anyone can

  War era). His house and barn have been preserved and           do	it!	Don’t	have	a	snowmobile?	No	problem.	You	can	

  some of the original furnishings are still there.              rent	one	in	town,	or	schedule	a	ride	with	Lake	Placid	
                                                                 Snowmobiling.
•	 The	Lake	Placid	Center	for	the	Arts	will	treat	you	to	
  performances	of	all	kinds	of	music,	independent	films,	      •	 Skating	is	a	fun	winter	activity	for	all	age	levels,	and	

  dance troupes, and shows put on by local artists. It’s         one of those things to do that the whole family can

  open	all	year-round,	and	they	even	serve	refreshments!	        enjoy.	Lake	Placid	has	public	skating	at	the	Olympic	
                                                                 speed	skating	oval,	along	with	summer	and	winter	
•	 If	you’re	looking	for	adventurous	things	to	do,	High	         skating	schools	for	the	more	serious	skaters.	
  Peaks	Mountain	Adventures	will	have	whatever	you’re	
  looking	for	in	every	season,	including	ice	climbing,	        •	 Skiing	is	a	Lake	Placid	specialty.	Whether	you	prefer	

  back	country	skiing	and	snowshoeing,	rock	climbing,	           downhill,	cross-country,	or	snowboarding,	this	is	the	

  mountain	biking,	and	kayaking.                                 premier	ski	resort	town	in	the	east.

  www.highpeakscyclery.com                                     •	 If	you	like	to	be	out	in	the	woods	in	the	winter,	

•	 There	are	lots	of	antique	shops	in	the	area,	as	well	as	      try	snowshoeing.	This	is	a	great	way	to	take	in	the	

  wonderful	stores	that	are	unique	to	the	Adirondacks.	          beautiful	snowy	scenery	at	a	slower	pace.	Equipment	

  For	some	things	to	do	on	a	“down”	day,	browse	to	              rentals are available at many locations in town, as well

  your heart’s content among the friendly main street            as at many of the inns and hotels.

  shops,	or	drive	10	miles	to	Saranac	Lake,	which	also	        •	 If	you	crave	an	adrenaline	rush,	try	out	the	Olympic	
  has	wonderful	stores	just	made	for	browsing.	Stop	             bobsled	ride.	This	is	NOT	for	the	faint	of	heart	(or	back).	
  at	The	Raybrook	Frog	on	the	way	for	some	beautiful	            But	what	a	rush!
  Adirondack	furnishings.
                                                               •	 For	a	really	different	sort	of	winter	activity,	try	dog	
•	 Go	to	Montreal!	It	is	only	2	hours	away.	(Remember	to	        sledding. Thunder Mountain Dog Sled Tours offers
  take	your	passport.)                                           an	excursion	on	frozen	Mirror	Lake.	Be	sure	to	dress	

•	 The	local	movie	theater	only	costs	$6	for	new	releases.	      warmly.

•	 The	Price	Chopper	Grocery	store	is	open	24	hours	a	
  day.	Located	at	1930	Saranac	Avenue.




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Summertime activities and events
•	 The	Adirondacks	are	home	to	3,000	lakes	and	ponds	        •	 With	all	these	woods	surrounding	you,	you	just	might	
  and	6,000	miles	of	rivers	and	streams.	With	that	            catch “the camping bug.” Your camping experience
  much	water	around,	canoeing	and	kayaking	outings	            can	range	from	primitive,	back-country	camping	to	a	
  are easy to arrange. As with most other things to do,        camping resort.
  you can choose your level of difficulty, from a paddle
                                                             •	 Biking	is	a	great	way	to	experience	the	Adirondacks.	
  around	Mirror	Lake	to	white-water	rafting	or	a	paddle-
                                                               You	can	rent	bikes	in	town	if	you	don’t	have	your	own,	
  and-portage	adventure	into	the	heart	of	the	St.	Regis	
                                                               and	then	take	a	leisurely	ride	along	the	trails.	Or,	if	you	
  Wilderness Canoe Area.
                                                               crave	speed	and	adventure,	try	mountain	biking	down	
•	 Both	lakes	in	Lake	Placid	are	famous	for	their	trout-       Whiteface.
  fishing,	with	beautiful	lake	and	rainbow	trout.	If	you	
                                                             •	 If	you	love	golf,	there’s	nothing	better	than	playing	
  prefer	fly-fishing	instead,	try	the	mighty	Ausable	
                                                               your	favorite	game	surrounded	by	the	Adirondack	
  River—not	only	are	the	fish	great,	so	is	the	scenery!	
                                                               High	Peaks.	The	Lake	Placid	area	has	5	courses	within	
•	 Lake	Placid	has	a	marina	where	you	can	cruise	the	          a	10-mile	radius;	all	are	exciting	and	challenging,	with	
  calm	waters	of	Mirror	Lake	in	an	hour-long,	narrated	        picturesque	holes	and	mountain	views.	
  tour. If you have your own boat, there are about 10
                                                             •	 Stroll	through	the	Lake	Placid	Farmers’	Market	and	
  boat-launch	sites	within	a	20-mile	radius	that	you	
                                                               buy	some	fresh	produce	and	baked	goods	for	a	picnic	
  can	set	off	from.	And	there	are	quite	a	few	places	
                                                               by	the	lake.	This	is	an	awesome	market,	and	you	can	
  to rent or buy boats, too. This is one of those nice,
                                                               find all sorts of items in addition to the produce—
  relaxing things to do.
                                                               maple	syrup,	cheese,	free-range	poultry,	bedding	
•	 The	High	Peaks	Area	surrounding	Lake	Placid	is	a	           plants,	hand-woven	shawls,	ornamental	ironwork,	
  destination	for	hikers.	Whether	you’re	a	serious	hiker,	     and original art and prints.
  maybe	trying	to	be	a	46’er,	or	you	just	want	to	get	out	
  in the woods and inhale the scenery, you’ll find a trail
  that’s	just	your	cup	of	tea.	There	are	46	peaks	over	
  4000	feet,	and	many	mountains	just	under.

•	 Would	you	like	to	really	get	out	into	the	woods	
  and	truly	explore	the	Adirondacks?	A	professional	
  Adirondack	Guide	can	teach	you	all	you	need	to	
  know	about	outdoor	technical	skills	and	will	show	
  you an adventurous time.




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General Ìnformation
The	U.S.	Olympic	Training	Center-Chula	Vista	is	the	first	USOC	training	center	to	be	master-planned	
from the ground up and is dedicated to the development and performance of America’s future
Olympians	and	Paralympians.		Opening	doors	to	athletes	in	1995,	this	year-round,	warm-weather	
facility in Chula Vista, California, was a gift to the United States Olympic Committee from the San
Diego	National	Sports	Training	Foundation,	a	group	of	dedicated	business	and	community	leaders,	
and volunteers who raised the funds to build the Center.

The	 U.S.	 Olympic	 Training	 Center	 rests	 on	 a	 155-acre	      Weather Considerations
complex	adjacent	to	Lower	Otay	Reservoir	in	San	Diego	
                                                                   Chula Vista has mild weather with temperatures ranging
County. The Center operates sport venues and support
                                                                   from	50°F	in	the	winter	to	70°F	in	the	summer.		It	is	always	
facilities	for	the	Olympic	sports	of	archery,	canoe/kayak,	
                                                                   a good idea to wear layers as the temperature tends to be
cycling,	 field	 hockey,	 rowing,	 soccer,	 softball,	 track	 &	
                                                                   cooler in the morning and evenings. Average rainfall is
field,	 BMX	 supercross,	 BMX	 developmental	 and	 beach	
                                                                   about	10	inches	annually;	a	rain	jacket	or	umbrella	is	also	
volleyball. Many additional Olympic sports are able to
                                                                   a good idea.
train at this site.

Through programs developed by the national governing
bodies	of	each	sport,	an	estimated	4,000	athletes	each	year	
will receive the coaching, services and facilities necessary to
be their best.




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Ìmportant Numbers
Numbers shown with four digits are the following format:                            Operations
(619)	482-	XXXX                                                                     ACI Conference Room ..............................................6340

main number ........................................ (619)	656-1500                 ACI Lobby .................................................................6346
                                                                                    Front	Desk....................................................................... 0
director
                                                                                    Justin O’Connell ........................................................6211
Director: Tracy Lamb .................................................6101
                                                                                    Alfredo Pereyra .........................................................6154
Associate Director: Dave Stow ..................................6104
                                                                                    Manager: Dana Schoenwetter ..................................6115
athlete and community Relations                                                     Audrey Tyrrell ............................................................6107
Athlete & Community Relations Intern .....................6215                      USA Room ................................................................6371

Manager:	Janet	Francis .............................................6148            performance Services
                                                                                    Wendy Borlabi ..........................................................6145
Fmd
                                                                                    John Crawley ............................................................6143
Lead: Adrian Garcia...................................................6137
                                                                                    Ross	Flowers..............................................................6169
Agustin Gomezgil .....................................................6105
                                                                                    Eric Lawson ...............................................................6193
Sandy Grogg .............................................................6102	
                                                                                    James Myers..............................................................6138		
Associate Director: Dave Stow .................................6104
                                                                                    Fax	6240
Raul Tellez .................................................................6134
                                                                                    Performance	Services	Fellow .....................................6136
Food & nutrition Services                                                           Performance SR. Lab .................................................6180
Customer	Service	Desk .............................................6149             Performance Services Medical Clinic .........................6141
Cherry Delossantos ...................................................6301          Shannon,	Mike..........................................................6144		
Karl Klein...................................................................6146   Fax	6168

Aurora Medina..........................................................6149         Sports Med. Clinic .....................................................6323

Rotunda ....................................................................6126    Sports Med. Emergency EMERGENCY ONLY ............3333
                                                                                    Strength & Conditioning Intern.................................6235
John Salang...............................................................6313
                                                                                    Stacy Struble .............................................................6142
information technology                                                              Track	Cardio	Room....................................................6351
Ray	Velchek ...............................................................6165     Training Room/ Clinic ................................................6323
                                                                                    Weight Room............................................................6138

                                                                                    program management
                                                                                    Carol James...............................................................6108




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Security                                                                            Observe	 travel	 requirements	 and	 warnings	 when	
Emergency	Quick	Dial	EMERGENCY	ONLY ...............2222                             considering	 travel	 to	 Mexico/	 Tijuana	 (Passport	 required).	
Security	Front	Gate ...................................................6114         At this time, travel to Mexico is not recommended.

Security Site Supervisor .............................................6113
AJ Wilson ..................................................................6110    Directions
                                                                                    to the chula Vista Olympic training center
Spirit Store
                                                                                    From i-5
Spirit Store ................................................................6120
                                                                                    •	 Take	54	East	to	I-805	into	Chula	Vista
VC	Sec.	Kiosk ............................................................6228
Visitor Center ............................................................6222     •	 Exit	Olympic	Parkway

                                                                                    •	 Drive	approximately	eight	miles	and	turn	right	into	the	
track & Field
                                                                                      Copley Visitor Center
Joaquim	Cruz ............................................................6151
Al Joyner ...................................................................6207   •	 To	get	to	the	athlete	check	in	area	go	past	the	Copley	

Toby Lemon ..............................................................6216         Visitor Center and turn right on Wueste Rd.

                                                                                    •	 Enter	at	the	Security	Gate.
additional information
All rooms on complex have a phone. Yellow Crisis phones                             From San diego international airport

are located throughout campus.                                                      •	 Head	west	on	Terminal	Airport	Rd

                                                                                    •	 Slight	left	towards	N.	Harbor	Dr.
AED’s are located in the medical clinic, the archery complex,
and boathouse.                                                                      •	 Turn	left	at	N.	Harbor	Dr.

Sharp Health Care Chula Vista ................. (619)	482-5800                      •	 Turn	Left	at	W.	Grape	St.

Walgreens ................................................ (619)	591-7079           •	 Stay	right	to	merge	onto	I-5	South
Ice is available outside of the performance services medical
                                                                                    •	 Take	the	exit	onto	CA-94	East
clinic.
                                                                                    •	 Take	the	exit	onto	I-805	South
The	Athlete	Check-In	acts	as	your	main	point	of	contact	
                                                                                    •	 Take	exit	4	for	E	Orange	Ave/Olympic	Pkwy
for	 all	 OTC	 departments.	 Please	 call	 for	 questions	
and assistance. Dial “0” from any complex phone or                                  •	 Turn	left	at	Olympic	Pkwy/E	Orange	Ave
(619)	656-1500.
                                                                                    •	 Continue	on	Olympic	Parkway	to	Wueste	Rd.


Safety Concerns
                                                                                    •	 Turn	right	on	Wueste	Rd	and	enter	the	training	
                                                                                      center at the Security Gate.
Heat,	sun	exposure,	earthquakes,	wild	fires,	rattle	snakes,	
scorpions, and bugs (shake out shoes if you leave them
outside at night).




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From laX                                                      around chula Vista
•	 	Head	south	on	World	Way	toward	West	Way                   taxis: Can be called by the Operations Specialist at the
•	 	Take	the	ramp	onto	S	Sepulveda	Blvd                       Registration	 Desk	 or	 you	 can	 call	 Chula	 Vista	 Taxi	 at	
                                                              (619)	421-4466
•	 	Turn	right	onto	the	I-105	E	ramp
                                                              Bus: Route maps can be found in the Athlete Services
•	 	Keep	left	at	the	fork	to	continue	toward	I-105	E	and	
                                                              Center
  merge	onto	I-105	E

•	 	Take	the	I-405	N/I-405	S	exit	toward	Long	Beach/Santa	    Emergencies	and	Special	Requests—See	the	Athlete	Check	
  Monica                                                      In	desk	for	assistance.

•	 	Keep	right	at	the	fork	to	continue	toward	I-405	S	and	
  merge	onto	I-405	S                                          Housing/Check-Ìn
                                                              All interns are housed in buildings with athletes, coaches,
•	 	Take	the	exit	onto	CA-73	S	toward	San	Diego
                                                              and/or other interns. The dormitory in which you will be
•	 	Merge	onto	I-5	S	                                         housed does not have an elevator, so please be prepared

•	 Slight	left	at	I-805	S                                     to carry your personal belongings up the stairs. Each room
                                                              houses	4	persons	per	suite.	You	will	have	a	roommate	and	
•	 Take	exit	4	for	E	Orange	Ave/Olympic	Pkwy                  you will have to share a bathroom with one other person.
•	 	Turn	left	at	Olympic	Pkwy/E	Orange	Ave
                                                              All	 rooms	 are	 double	 occupancy.	 Each	 room	 is	 equipped	
•	 	Continue	on	Olympic	Parkway	to	Wueste	Rd.                 with	 4	 single	 beds,	 2	 full	 service	 bathrooms,	 a	 common	
                                                              area, a couch, one TV with cable service, one refrigerator,
•	 	Turn	right	on	Wueste	Rd	and	enter	the	training	center	
                                                              an air conditioning unit, three telephones (one for each
  at the Security Gate.
                                                              room	and	the	common	area),	window	coverings,	and	Wi-
                                                              Fi.	Each	room	has	one	closet	for	clothes	with	selves	and/or	
Transportation                                                wire	drawers;	the	common	area	also	has	2	small	closets	for	
to San diego international airport                            storage. Additional storage space is available underneath
•	 Shuttles	operate	between	7:00	a.m.	–	7:00	p.m.	            the beds. However, remember that since you will have a
  and	reservations	must	be	made	at	least	96	hours	in	         roommate, you will be sharing the drawers and closet,
  advance.                                                    so	 pack	 appropriately.	 Linens	 include	 one	 blanket,	 one	
                                                              comforter, one set of sheets, one pillow, one pillow case
•	 Please	sign	up	at	Athlete	Check	In	at	least	96	hours	in	
                                                              and one bath towels per person.
  advance of your flight.

•	 Request	made	after	these	deadlines	are	subject	to	
  driver availability.

•	 All	shuttles	depart	from	in	front	of	Athlete	Check	In

•	 Transportation	schedule	is	posted	daily	after	5:00	p.m.	
  for	the	subsequent	three	days	of	travel.


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Towels will be replaced every day and sheets will be                     Houseke eping
replaced	 every	 Friday	 when	 Housekeeping	 cleans	 your	
                                                                         Full	cleaning	of	rooms	begins	at	approximately	9:00	a.m.	
room. In order to conserve energy, the Chula Vista Training
                                                                         and will continue until 2:00 p.m. Bedrooms are cleaned
Center encourages guest to use towels for more than one
                                                                         weekly.	Bathrooms	are	cleaned	daily.	Towels	and	sheets	
day. Any towels that are hung up by 9:00 a.m. will be
                                                                         will be replaced daily if left on the bathroom floor by
considered	re-usable	and	not	be	replaced	for	the	day.		To	
                                                                         9:00 a.m.
get fresh towels or linens place them in a pile by your trash
can.
                                                                         Luggage Storage
The AT&T Center has a large array of lounge furniture,
                                                                         You may store luggage in the Security Building during the
computers with internet service, game table, video games
                                                                         in-between	 time	 of	 your	 final	 check-out	 and	 your	 flight	
and a multiple large screen TV/DVD player.
                                                                         home.
In addition to interns, buildings will house short term guests
to the complex. Others staying on the same floor as the                  Laundry Rooms
interns could be athletes, coaches, and program attendees
                                                                         A	laundry	room	is	located	at	the	end	of	Building	300.	Please	
ranging in age from twelve to sixty plus.
                                                                         be courteous of other guests and remove all laundry when
Upon	arrival	on	the	Olympic	Complex,	please	check-in	at	                 it is finished. Laundry detergent is available in the Athlete
the	Athlete	Check	In.	You	may	check	in	at	the	desk	any	                  Resource	Center.	An	iron	is	available	for	use.	Check	with	
day	 of	 the	 week	 between	 the	 hours	 of	 8:00	 a.m.–	 8:00	          the	front	desk.
p.m.	on	the	weekdays	and	8:00	a.m.–	4:00	p.m.	on	the	
weekends.	Rooms	are	not	guaranteed	to	be	available	until	
2:00	 p.m.	 on	 the	 day	 of	 check	 in	 as	 it	 is	 very	 often	 the	
case	that	someone	may	be	checking	out	of	the	room	on	
the	same	day.		Feel	free	to	arrive	any	time	after	8:00	a.m.	
but	you	may	have	to	leave	your	luggage	at	Athlete	Check	
In or with security until your room can be made available.
When	checking	in,	the	staff	member	working	will	ask	for	
your	completed	intern	paperwork.	Guests	are	not	allowed	
overnight and must leave by 11:00 p.m.




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         Dining                                                         Recycling
         The Dining Hall offers a wide selection of nutritious meals.   The	 Chula	 Vista	 Training	 Center	 makes	 a	 huge	 effort	 to	


         HOURS
                                                                        recycle any and all products that may be recycled. There
                                                                        are blue recycling containers located throughout complex
         Breakfast                                                      and in every suite. Cardboard, paper, plastic, glass and
         7:00	a.m.	–	10:30	a.m.                                         aluminum materials are all encouraged to be recycled. In

yUM!!!   lunch
                                                                        addition,	the	kitchen	staff	aims	to	be	green.		There	are	no	
                                                                        longer food trays being used in the cafeteria in order to
         11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.                                         conserve water and dish washing detergent. This act has
                                                                        also cut down of food waste significantly.
         dinner
         5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
                                                                        exercise Facilities
         *Snacks	and	drinks	are	offered	throughout	the	day.
                                                                        Weight room hours are:
         conduct in the dining Hall                                     8:00	p.m.	–	6:00	p.m.		       Monday	–	Friday
                                                                        9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.        Saturday
         •	 You	are	responsible	for	busing	your	own	tables.	
           Please return your tray to the carousel.                     Feel	free	to	use	the	weight	room	in	your	spare	time	but	
         •	 “No	shirt,	no	shoes,	no	service”.                           please be conscientious of others using this facility. In order
                                                                        to give first preference to those who are in training, contact
         •	 Bags	are	to	be	stowed	in	the	
                                                                        the	 weight	 room	 at	 ext.	 6138	 for	 availability	 or	 talk	 to	
           front entrance to the dining hall
                                                                        someone	at	the	front	desk	in	the	weight	room	if	it	is	busy.
           to ensure a safe environment for
           everyone.                                                    There	are	several	24-hour	fitness	locations	in	close	proximity	
                                                                        to	the	CVOTC.		If	you	would	like	to	get	to	the	gym	but	
         •	 Food	is	prohibited	from	
                                                                        cannot	make	the	hours	of	operation	for	the	weight	room,	
           being	taken	out	of	the	dining	
                                                                        your	 badge	 will	 allow	 you	 free	 entrance	 into	 24-	 hour	
           facility, with the exception of
                                                                        fitness.
           to-go	meals.	

         take out Food policy:                                          The	Eastlake	Community	Pool	is	open	for	all	OTC	guests	
         For	anyone	who	needs	to	get	a	meal	                            and is located approximately 2.5 miles away. Hours are
         on	the	go,	there	are	take	out	boxes	                           everyday	 from	 7:00	 a.m.	 to	 10:00	 p.m.,	 with	 lap	 hours	
         and cups available in the dining hall.                         starting	at	5:00	a.m.	Keys	can	be	checked	out	for	one	day	
                                                                        duration	from	Athlete	Check-In.

                                                                        Eastlake	Community	Pool
                                                                        1150 Woods Dr.
                                                                        Chula Vista, CA 91915




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Address/Mail                                                      P hones
Receiving                                                         For	emergency	calls,	give	your	family	your	room	telephone	
Mail	that	arrives	will	be	held	at	Athlete	Check-In.               number,	office	number	and	the	24-hour	number	listed	for	
                                                                  your	location	in	the	handbook	insert.	As	a	reminder:
To	 receive	 letters	 or	 packages	 at	 the	 Olympic	 Training	
Center, please address them as follows:                           •	 On-complex	phone	numbers	may	be	reached	by	any	
                                                                    on-complex	phone	by	dialing	the	last	4	digits	of	the	
Name
                                                                    phone number (i.e. the extension)
Intern, Department
U.S. Olympic Training Center, Chula Vista                         •	 Off-complex	phone	numbers	may	be	reached	by	dialing	
2800	Olympic	Pkwy                                                   9 + phone number
Chula Vista, CA 91915
                                                                  •	 Long	distance	calls	can	only	be	made	from	complex	
Sending:                                                            phones by using a calling card or a credit card. Dial 9
                                                                    and follow the directions on the card.
letters—	Stamps	can	be	purchased	at	Athlete	Check	In.	
Outgoing	mail	can	be	dropped	at	Athlete	Check	In.                 •	 To	receive	calls	to	your	room,	callers	may	call	(619)	
                                                                    482-6260	and	enter	the	4-digit	number	located	on	the	
packages— Can be sent from the Mail Room located near
                                                                    front of your dorm phone.
Athlete	Check	In.	


Printer/Copy/Fax Machines
The	printer/fax/copy	machine	is	located	at	Athlete	Check	
In. Print/fax/copy services are free to guests.



AT M
The ATM is located in the Visitors Center.




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Voicemail                                                     Lost & Found
You must first record a greeting for the Audix system to      The security office is where all lost and found items are
respond to your callers. If you do not have a greeting,       to be returned. This is the only lost and found location
your voicemail will be set to the former resident’s           on site.
name. To obtain your personal voice mail box number

                                                              Room Changes
and instructions for resetting voicemail please contact the
Operations Department at ext. 0.
                                                              Room changes must be approved by the intern manager
Your box will hold a maximum of 10 messages (this             and OTC Operations.
includes any combination of new and saved messages) and

                                                              equipment Checkout
each message can be up to 2 minutes in length. If your box
exceeds 10 messages, callers will be instructed that your
box is full and they will be unable to leave a message. You   Equipment	can	be	checked	out	at	Athlete	Check-In.
have the responsibility of emptying your voicemail box in
order to continue to receive new messages.                    entertainment
Every voicemail box in the system is password protected       Televisions, games, and other entertainment can be found
with a minimum password length of five digits. Your starter   in the AT&T Center on campus and the study rooms
password is recorded, so for your protection, please change   upstairs in the café.
your password immediately.

A	touch	tone	phone	is	required	for	message	retrieval.	You	
                                                              Olympic Spirit Store
can	retrieve	your	messages	24	hours	a	day,	seven	days	a	      The store is located in the Visitors Center and open Tuesday
week	from	on	and	off	Complex.                                 through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The store
                                                              can	be	reached	at	ext.	6120.
•	 To	access	your	voicemail	from	OTC	complex	dial	ext.	
  6195,	then	enter	your	voice-mail	box	and	password           All employees and interns can receive a 20% discount
                                                              when shopping at the Spirit Store.
•	 To	access	your	voicemail	from	OFF	OTC	complex	
  dial	(619)	482-6195,	then	enter	your	voice	mail	box	
  number and password.                                        Tours
Upon permanent departure from the OTC, your voicemail         The community and athlete relations intern is responsible

box and any remaining messages will be deleted from the       for conducting tours every Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Larger

system.                                                       groups interested in tours may be accommodated by
                                                              appointment	and	all	other	visitors	are	encouraged	to	take	
                                                              the	self-guided	tour	starting	at	the	Spirit	Store.		




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             Area Directory                  corpus christi parish           Ramada inn: easy on Off Freeway
                                             450	Corral	Canyon	Road          access-W of 805
             BanKS
                                             Bonita,	CA	91902-4072           91 East Bonita Road
             Bank of america
                                             (619)	482-3954                  (619)	425-9999
             2295	Otay	Lakes	Road
                                             corpuschristicatholic.org       ramada.com
             (619)	482-9685
             bankofamerica.com               eastlake community church       lOcal 24-HOUR FitneSS
                                             990 Lane Avenue                 lOcatiOnS
             San diego county credit Union
      Area   2280	Otay	Lakes	Road	
                                             (619)	421-4100                  320	3rd	Avenue
D irectory                                   eastlakechurch.com              (619)	427-2424
             (619)	421-5038
                                                                             24hourfitness.com
             sdccu.com                       First United methodist church
                                             1200 East H Street              1660	Broadway
             Wells Fargo Bank
                                             (619)	656-2525                  (619)	425-6600
             2250	Otay	Lakes	Road		
                                             firstchurchcv.com               24hourfitness.com
             (619)	482-3730
             wellsfargo.com                  new Hope community church       ]870	Amena	Court
                                             925 Hale Place                  (619)	656-0018
             caR RepaiR and maintenance
                                             (619)	482-7087                  24hourfitness.com
             Bonita point 76                 go-newhope.com
             1495	East	H	Street                                              mOVie tHeateRS
             (619)	421-7600                  HOtelS
                                                                             amc theatres - Otay Ranch 12
             bonitapoint76.com               el primero Botique Bed and      2015 Birch Road
                                             Breakfast                       (619)	216-0664	
             pep Boys auto parts,
                                             416	3rd	Avenue
             tires and Service                                               Regal Rancho del Rey 16
                                             (619)	425-4486
             1000 Tierra Del Rey                                             1025 Tierra Del Rey
                                             elprimerohotel.com
             (619)	216-4604                                                  (619)	216-4707
             pepboys.com                     Holiday inn Hotel San diego     acts2-38-39.com
                                             national city
             Big O tires & Service center                                    Ultra Star cinema
                                             700	National	City	Blvd
             399	Broadway                                                    555 Broadway
                                             National City, CA 91950
             (619)	426-6520                                                  (619)	338-4214
                                             (619)	474-2800
             bigosandiego.com                                                ultrastarmovies.com
                                             holidayinn.com

             cHURcHeS
                                             la Quinta inn
             calvary chapel San diego        San diego chula Vista
             1771	East	Palomar	Street        150 Bonita Road
             (619)	421-1100                  (619)	691-1211
             calvarysandiego.com             lq.com


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             ReStaURantS                       pF chang’s china Bistro          the Shops at
             Broken yolk café- eastlake        2015 Birch Road                  las americas Outlet mall
             884	Eastlake	Parkway              (619)	421-2080                   4211	Camino	de	la	Plaza
             (619)	216-1144                    pfchangs.com                     San	Diego,	CA	92173
             thebrokenyolkcafe.com                                              (619)	934-8400
                                               Sushiya
                                                                                www.lasamericas.com
             california pizza Kitchen          2015 Birch Road
             2015 Birch Road                   (619)	216-9600                   Walgreens

      Area   (619)	591-4630
                                               the Brew House at eastlake
                                                                                1430	Eastlake	Parkway
D irectory   cpk.com                                                            (619)	591-7042
                                               871	Showroom	Place
                                                                                walgreens.com
             Frida mexican cuisine San diego   (619)	656-2739
             710	Birch	Rd	                     cloudprofile.com                 Wal-mart
             (619)	216-8666                                                     1360	Eastlake	Parkway
                                               the cheesecake Factory
             fridarestaurant.com                                                (619)	421-3140
                                               2015 Birch Road
                                                                                walmart.com
             King’s Fish House                 (619)	421-2500
             2015 Birch Road                   thecheesecakefactory.com         plaza Bonita Westfield
             (619)	591-1690                                                     (619)	267-2850
                                               SHOppinG VenUeS
             kingsfishhouse.com
                                               eastlake Village center
             mcdonald’s                        (VOnS Shopping center)
             2254	Otay	Lakes	Rd.
                                               eastlake marketplace
             (619)	482-8272
                                               (target Shopping center)
             mcdonalds.com
                                               www.chulavista.com/mall/index.
             miguel’s cocina mexican           html?973451
             Restaurant
                                               Kohl’s
             970	Eastlake	Parkway
                                               2352	Otay	Lakes	Road
             (619)	656-2822
                                               (619)	591-5920
             brigantine.com
                                               kohls.com
             nico’s Steak and chop House
                                               Otay Ranch town center
             2015 Birch Road
                                               2015 Birch Road
             (619)	421-9500
                                               (619)	656-9100
             nicossteak.com
                                               otayranchtowncenter.com




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Local Activities & Attractions                                  coronado

The USOC is providing this information as a convenience         Coronado Peninsula stretches across the harbor from
and is not affiliated with and does not endorse or              downtown. It is a beach resort community that offers a wide
otherwise recommend the products and services                   assortment	of	recreational	activities	like	swimming,	boating	
associated with the attractions.                                and	fishing	and	many	resort	hotels.	Mission	Bay,	just	north	
                                                                of	downtown,	has	an	extensive	shorefront	park	with	two	
Balboa park                                                     family	amusement	facilities:	Sea	World	and	Belmont	Park.	
Welcome	to	Balboa	Park—the	nation’s	largest	urban	cultural	     The “Old Town” section of San Diego to the northeast
park.	Home	to	15	major	museums,	renowned	performing	            includes	six	square	blocks	of	historic	buildings	restored	to	
arts venues, beautiful gardens and the San Diego Zoo, the       their colonial splendor. There are a lot of restaurants, clubs,
Park	has	an	ever-changing	calendar	of	museum	exhibitions,	      boutiques	and	souvenir	shops	in	the	Old	Town	area.	A	bit	
plays, musicals, concerts, and classes—all in the beautiful     further north along the shore lies the beautiful seaside
and	timeless	setting	of	this	must-see	San	Diego	attraction.	    community	of	La	Jolla	with	its	up-scale	shops	and	exclusive	
                                                                hillside homes.
Balboa park Visitors center
1549	El	Prado                                                   www.oldtownsandiego.org
San Diego CA 92101
                                                                disneyland
Tel:	619.239.0512	
http://www.balboapark.org/                                      Disneyland California is most certainly a land of enchantment
                                                                where children and the young at heart find that dreams
Beaches                                                         really	do	come	true.	Disneyland	Park	is	a	seamless	blend	of	
San Diego is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in      yesterday, today and tomorrow. Smiling train conductors,
the	United	States.		A	perfect	day-long	activity	for	weekends	   marching	bands	and	the	clip-clop	of	horse	drawn	carriages	
is	a	trip	to	the	beach.		To	check	out	some	of	the	best	local	   bring	 you	 back	 to	 carefree	 days.	 You	 can	 also	 rocket	
beaches, use this website:                                      through	the	galaxy,	meet	a	mermaid	or	trek	through	the	
                                                                jungle.	Laughter	is	always	in	the	air,	with	friendly	smiles	all	
http://www.sandiego.gov/lifeguard/beaches/                      around. The secret to Disneyland is its ability to change,
                                                                yet remain the same. As Walt Disney said “Disneyland will
                                                                never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as
                                                                there is imagination left in the world.”

                                                                parking address:
                                                                Mickey	&	Friends	Parking	Structure
                                                                1313	S.	Disneyland	Drive
                                                                Anaheim, CA 92802
                                                                Recorded Guest Information
                                                                (714)	781-4565




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Rock climbing                                                        Sea World
San	Diego	County	is	ideal	for	rock	climbing.	Temperatures	           It’s a year full of fun at SeaWorld with seasonal events such
are relatively mild year round, and rain fall approaches             as	Summer	Nights	that	sizzle	with	high-energy	nighttime	
desert-like	 conditions.	 The	 rainy	 season	 is	 January	 thru	     shows	 and	 fireworks.	 Feed	 and	 touch	 dolphins	 and	 bat	
March, but with an average annual rain fall under 10                 rays,	and	get	up-close	to	beluga	whales,	polar	bears,	sharks	
inches even the rainy season is usually dry compared to              and	 penguins.	 Enjoy	 fascinating	 aquariums,	 sea	 turtles,	
many other parts of the country. Summer temperatures                 manatees, and exotic birds from around the world. Create
can sometimes approach 100º at areas farthest from the               memories to last a lifetime at SeaWorld San Diego.
coast, but these hot spells don’t last long.
                                                                     San Diego, CA 92109
To	view	some	rock	climbing	information	and	guides,	visit	            (619)	226-3900
this website:                                                        seaworld.com
http://members.cox.net/sandiegorock/
                                                                     Skydive San diego
the San diego Zoo                                                    Skydive	 San	 Diego	 hosts	 the	 newest,	 safest,	 and	 largest	
The	 San	 Diego	 Zoo	 in	 Balboa	 Park	 is	 one	 of	 the	 largest	   jumpships	 in	 the	 skydiving	 industry.	 The	 flagship	 Twin	
and	most	progressive	zoos	in	the	world,	with	over	4,000	             Otter	holds	23	jumpers,	and	the	Cessna	Caravan	holds	12	
animals of more than 800 species. It is also one of the few          jumpers,	allowing	you	the	opportunity	to	jump	with	your	
zoos in the world that houses the giant panda. It is privately       friends. No other parachute center in the world has newer
operated by the nonprofit Zoological Society of San Diego            planes	than	Skydive	San	Diego!
on	107	acres	(0.43	km2)	of	parkland	leased	from	the	City	
                                                                     13531	Otay	Lakes	Road
of	San	Diego,	and	ownership	of	all	animals,	equipment	and	
                                                                     Jamul,	CA	91935
other assets rests with the City of San Diego.
                                                                     (619)	216-8416
2920 Zoo Drive                                                       skydivesandiego.com
San Diego, CA 92101
(619)	231-1515
sandiegozoo.org




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torrey pines                                                      Other activities
Torrey Pines Golf Course is located on the coastal bluffs of      east Village tavern & Bowl
the Torrey Pines Mesa in La Jolla, CA, which is a Southern        930	Market	Street	          	
California coastal community. Torrey Pines Golf Course is         San	Diego,	CA	92101-7232
about a 20 minute drive from downtown San Diego. Both             (619)	795-4638
Torrey	 Pines	 golf	 courses	 are	 Championship	 18-hole	 golf	   bowlevt.com
courses and are played by the PGA TOUR professionals
                                                                  extraordinary desserts
during	the	Buick	Invitational	of	California	held	each	year	
                                                                  1430	Union	St.		
in	January	or	February.	Both	Torrey	Pines	North	and	Torrey	
                                                                  San Diego, CA 92101
Pines South golf courses provide stunning Pacific Ocean
                                                                  (619)	294-7001
views	from	many	holes	making	these	two	San	Diego	golf	
                                                                  extraordinarydesserts.com
courses	world-renown,	albeit	a	little	over-hyped	and	often	
times not in the best of shape throughout the year or a
                                                                  Knott’s Soak city USa
good value with respect to the significantly higher cost to
                                                                  (619)	661-7373
non-resident	golfers.
                                                                  Salt creek Golf course
7445	Girard	Ave.	
                                                                  (619)	482-4666
La	Jolla,	CA.	92037
858-456-8366                                                      Brunswick premier lanes
www.TorreyPines.com                                               (619)	421-4801




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