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City joins U.S. Olympic Committee to celebrate Olympic Day with FREE youth sports clinics
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

The City of Colorado Springs, America’s Olympic City and Proud Home of the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), is joining the USOC and more than 250 communities across the United States in celebrating Olympic Day with FREE youth sports clinics on Saturday, June 22. Youth in Colorado Springs will have the unique opportunity to celebrate Olympic Day with some of the top U.S. players and coaches. Youth ages 7-15 can register now for one of the following sports clinics: golf, soccer, volleyball, rugby or triathlon. The event will kick off at 9 a.m. on the east side of Prospect Lake with the Olympic torch lighting and motivational words from T.C. Dantzler, a 2008 Olympian in the sport of Greco-Roman wrestling. 

Saturday, June 22
Free Youth Clinics at Memorial Park
9 – 11:30 a.m.

  • Rugby- Led by USA Rugby
  • Soccer - Led by Pride Soccer
  • Golf - Led by First Tee
  • Volleyball - Led by USA Volleyball
  • Triathlon- Led by USA Triathlon

About Olympic Day

To commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games, Olympic Day is observed annually on June 23 around the world. Olympic Day is not only a celebration, but an international effort to promote fitness and well-being in addition to the Olympic Ideals of fair play, perseverance, respect and sportsmanship. Thousands of people of all ages in more than 160 countries will participate in Olympic Day. For more information about Olympic Day activities in the U.S., visit For more information about worldwide Olympic Day activities, visit