Demmer Center Community Olympic Program Development Certification
US Olympic Committee Certifies the Demmer Center as a Community Olympic Development Program Sports Facility.
July 17, 2015
The Demmer Center is expanding Olympic and Paralympic sport outreach and awareness by promoting diversity and providing more opportunities for young athletes to train from the ground up to becoming the next Olympian or Paralympian.
The US Olympic Committee has certified the Demmer Center as a Community Olympic Sports Development Program Sports Facility.
The Demmer Center’s Community Olympic Development Program vision includes the following:
- Developing a community-based sport club that recruits and involves diverse youth and adults with and without physical and visual disabilities in sports and physical activities regardless of skill level or interest.
- Developing a comprehensive, community-based Olympic and Paralympic sport club network as a foundation for an athlete pipeline.
- Providing community-based sport program opportunities for injured service members and veterans to continue sport participation upon integration back into their home communities.
- Creating a national, unified, community-based Olympic and Paralympic sport club network that provides a grassroots branding campaign to educate individuals on the opportunities and benefits inherent in sports and physical activities for diverse people with or without physical and visual disabilities.