UCO - US Olympic/Paralympic Training Site
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The University of Central Oklahoma became a Paralympic Training Site in 2005. As a training site, the university is home to the U.S. men's and women's sitting volleyball teams. The university is a U.S. Olympic Committee Community Partner and assists Paralympic athletes and with sports programs and other needs:
- Sports Offered: Archery, powerlifting, sitting volleyball, track and field
- About U.S. Paralympics: U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, is dedicated to becoming the world leader in the Paralympic sports movement and to promoting excellence in the lives of persons with physical disabilities. Visit the U.S. Paralympics Web site at usparalympics.org
- Military Sports Programs: Adventure therapy and the Regional Center of Excellence provide our injured active duty servicemen and women, and military veterans, with an opportunity to enhance their physical and emotional rehabilitation through the introduction of paralympic sport and friendly competition.