Offers for Visiting & Resident Athletes
Welcome to Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA home to an abundance of national and international sporting headquarters. As a community that truly welcomes athletes, we are proud to offer the “Athletes Welcome” program to credentialed athletes here for official training and/or competitions. Once you arrive for your event, you will receive your Athletes Welcome credential from your event host. Simply show your Athletes Welcome card at the participating businesses to receive the offers below. It is our way to share our beautiful city and invite you to stay long and visit often. Check back frequently as we will update available offers. Enjoy Colorado Springs, and thanks for visiting. For questions, call 719-385-5253 or email us at OlympicCityUSA@ColoradoSprings.Gov.
10% off the Discovery Tour, Lantern Tour and the Outdoor Attractions. Please use code OTC2017.
ADVENTURE, INSIDE AND OUT. Discovered in 1881, Cave of the Winds Mountain Park has been a must-see Colorado Springs attraction for travelers for more than a century. We’re one of the premiere show caves in the United States – and, at 7,000 feet, we’re also one of the highest! Choose from three tours, enjoy spectacular scenery, daring attractions and rides, family-friendly and kid-friendly activities atop breathtaking Williams Canyon. From mild to wild, exploring and soaring, we’re the perfect Colorado experience inside the mountain and out! Don’t forget to check out the TERROR-dactyl while you are here.
30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Buy one entry, get one entry free!
The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region's first and only dedicated space, science and technology center and museum. It is an interactive, education focused destination that advances science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) in the exciting context of space exploration, development and utilization.
A special entry rate of $9 per person
Explore the fascinating architecture of the ancient Anasazi and browse through two museums featuring cultural displays all overlooking the historic town of Manitou Springs. The magic and mystery of the Native American culture is sure to delight visitors of all ages.
Credentialed Athletes and their guests will receive the group discounted toll rate. Credentialed person must be present at the Gateway.
Few places in the world so grand in scale are also accessible to experience first-hand. The safe, scenic 19-mile highway provides you the opportunity to enjoy Pikes Peak at your leisure. Along the way, discover the North Slope Recreation Area, Crystal Reservoir Gift Shop, Historic Glen Cove Inn, and the Summit House. There are three lakes for fishing (May-Oct), picnic areas, hiking trails, and breathtaking views.
$3 off regular adult/senior admission.
The colorful history and equally colorful legends of professional rodeo live on at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy. Experience preserves of professional rodeo, its history, and the legends who have made rodeo what it is today! Allow at least an hour to tour the whole museum.
Conveniently located in Memorial Park, this indoor ice rink offers year round skating. Featuring an NHL size ice surface, this 35,000 square ft. municipal rink strives to provide ice time for all ages, ability levels and ice disciplines.
Credentialed Athletes will receive ½ price admission to all public skate, free skate and public hockey sessions.
1705 East Pikes Peak Avenue
(in Memorial Park, Corner of Pikes Peak and Union)
Call 719-385-5983 for Schedules
Buy one, get one free admission
The Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI) is the Museum That Works!
WMMI is a non-profit museum with a mission to preserve and interpret the rich mining history of Colorado and the American West! The exciting history of mining is brought to life through a variety of exhibits complete with daily guided tours included with admission.Open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (719) 488-0880
Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
Have you ever seen an Olympic gold medal in person? The World Figure Skating Museum & Hall of Fame has several on display, including gold medals won by Kristi Yamaguchi, Tara Lipinski and Scott Hamilton. The two-floor museum features costumes worn by Michelle Kwan, Brian Boitano, Meryl Davis & Charlie White, an original Andy Warhol painting of Dorothy Hamill and so much more. The only museum of its kind, you’ll be surprised to see just how much figure skating history you know! Contact: 719-635-5200.
20% Off Your Order
Address: 445 E. Cheyenne Mtn Blvd Ste D
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-2pm; Saturdays 8am-2pm; Closed Sundays
Welcome to Altitude Nutrition! We serve up healthy shakes, protein coffee, pre/post workout and energizing teas, giving you a delicious way to stay healthy. We are veteran-owned +believe in empowering people to live their best lives while giving back!Check us out on Instagram at @altitudenutrition or on Facebook Altitude Nutrition | Facebook
20% OFF All Dining Outlets in Antlers; excludes Alcohol
- Antlers Grille
- Starbucks (opening in July)
- Piccadilly Bar
- Sportivo Primo
- Ducas Neapolitan Pizza
4 S. Cascade Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80903
BOGO entrees (of equal or lesser value)
Garden of the Gods Trading Post, 719-685-9045
10% off for credentialed athletes
Hours: Monday to Friday 7am to 7:00 pm/ Saturday 8am to 4pm/ Sunday 9am to 4pm
Café Red Point is on a journey to contribute to changing the world for the better. We are concerned over the nutritionally lean food options being consumed as regular parts of the modern diet. We are concerned over the lack of contribution to the local economy and the exploitation of labor by retail establishments. Our aim is to be part of the solution to these issues.
Our goal is to provide nutritionally dense and balanced products that support a healthy diet and contribute to overall health and wellness. We strive to do our part to contribute to our local communities by local sourcing as much as possible and creating honorable employment for those in the local community.
10% Off Food Only for credentialed athletes
Colorado cuisine featuring local breweries, distilleries and farms
$1 off any flagship pint
Hours: Mon – Thurs: 12 pm – 9 pm/ Fri: noon – 10 pm/ Sat: 11 – 10 pm/ Sun: 11 – 8 pm
Goat Patch Brewing Company started like all great ideas - good friends with a common passion sitting around a kitchen table. Before a name, location, recipes, or brand identity, we all agreed on a shared set of values: balanced brews, community engagement, and adventure. We are proud to play a large part in our community and provide Colorado Springs with masterfully crafted, balanced brews.
12% off all purchases for Credential Athletes and Olympic Staff!
Veteran owned local coffee roaster. 406 S. 8th St.
Credentialed athletes receive 10% off total bill for dinner and show or show only.
The Iron Springs Chateau Melodrama Dinner Theater provides evenings of hilarious comedy and quality entertainment. Boo the Villain! / Cheer the Hero! Good old-fashioned fun for the entire family! Come join us for an evening that begins with our three-course meal and the Melodrama immediately following (audience participation is strongly encouraged). After the melodrama, join in a sing-along intermission and Vaudeville-style musical review.
The Iron Springs is located at the base of Pike’s Peak and provides daytime parking for the Incline. Incline Parking is $1.00 off each time you park for the incline. Hours are 6AM to 5PM.
Reservations Strongly Encouraged
10% Off Food Only for credentialed athletes
José Muldoon’s has been a staple of the Springs’ downtown scene for nearly forty years. The menu features authentic Mexican & Tex Mex fare, signature margaritas and a variety of burgers, sandwiches, salads and vegetarian entrees.
222 N. Tejon St Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
10% Off Total Bill / one regular priced item
Naturally Homemade Ice Creams
Downtown – 329 N. Tejon St.
North Colorado Springs – 2710 North Gate Blvd.
Mtn. Shadows – 6896 Centennial Blvd. 80919
Athletes receive 20% off entire order
Address: 2427 N. Union Boulevard, Colorado Springs CO 80909
Buy TWO Tacos, Get One FREE (only TUESDAYS - "Taco Tuesdays")
FREE Horchata or Iced Tea (everyday)
La’au’s Taco Shop serves up fresh, healthy Hawaiian-inspired fare in a relaxed atmosphere (and spacious outdoor patio) nestled in the heart of Colorado Springs.
10% Off Food Only for credentialed athletes
Located in the Historic Alamo Building, MacKenzie’s has been Colorado Springs’ premier dining destination since 1997. For lunch, dinner or a private party, our freshness and quality fulfill your highest expectations with our friendly, yet upscale, contemporary style.
128 S Tejon St Colorado Springs, Colorado
BOGO any non-alcoholic beverage
Hours: Mon–Thurs: 6am–10pm Friday: 6am–11pm Saturday: 7am-11pm Sunday: 7am–9pm
When you think of Colorado Springs, you may think of the Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak or the US Air Force Academy. And while those are all worthwhile attractions in our fair city, located right in the heart of the city, we pride ourselves on being not only a local coffee house, but kind of an institution as well.
Offering a great deal more than coffee, our menu extends to give locals and visitors alike an amazing selection of loose leaf teas, fresh fruit smoothies, sandwiches and desserts. Sit down and stay a spell, and enjoy our complimentary Wi-Fi for a bit, too.
Whether you’re on your way to the office, stopping in between classes or just visiting our little corner of the world, we invite you in any day of the week. In fact, take a look at the specials we offer on any given day.
BOGO Coffee anytime at our coffee and cocktail bar located inside Ivywild School. (everyday)
With exceptional seasonal and estate coffee varieties from around the world to original cocktails prepared with freshly squeezed juices, The Principal’s Office is up to something good.
Offer: 30% off food only for credentialed athletes
Facebook: 1 Location
- Powers/Dublin: www.facebook.com/salsabravapowersdublin/
20% off non-alcoholic drinks
Hours: Mon – Fri: 6:30 – 5 pm/ Sat & Sun 7 – 4 pm
Our cafe is nestled in a neighborhood near downtown Colorado Springs. Serving up tasty coffee drinks and light fare, it's the perfect spot for reading, hanging with friends, and drinking coffee.
Offer: 30% off food only for credentialed athletes
Retail and Services
25% off and free shipping.
Created right here in Olympic City USA, Borealis Fat Bikes is the premier fat bike and fat mountain bike in the country.
20% off entire purchase
Our Columbia store is built to be the best by offering footwear, apparel and equipment made to keep you warm, dry, cool and protected in all four seasons to fit any adventure during your visit in Colorado Springs.
20% off for members
Contact: Corey Brown
Olympic Athletes get 25% off per session (out-of-pocket value is $160)
Contact: Will Wan
15% off services
Locally owned and located in beautiful downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado, Lady Godiva salon has been serving the Colorado Springs area for over ten years. We love what we do and it shows. From our warm and welcoming environment, to our outstanding service, you will be surrounded by artistically inspired people that have a true passion for our industry. Our work is guaranteed 100%.
Buy one video, get another for free
9451 Palladium Heights Suite 114, Colorado Springs (217)-494-4600
10% OFF your entire purchase for credentialed athletes (cannot be combined with other offers)
Terra Verde has been downtown’s destination boutique for over 25 years, featuring contemporary clothing, accessories, jewelry and gifts. Come explore!
208 N. Tejon Street (719) 444-8621
Credentialed athletes: 9% OFF PURCHASE
210 N. Tejon Street COS 80903 (719) 227-3674
We are Olympic City USA. Join us!
Help Welcome our Local and Visiting Athletes to Your Establishment
- Through the Athletes Welcome program, we will promote discounts and offers to training and competing athletes and coaches, visiting athletes and local resident Olympic and Paralympic Alumni, encouraging them to visit your place of business
- In return for your support, we will communicate to athletes that use of this discount card is a show of support for their training, and we will encourage them to tweet, pose for photos, etc. This is optional for the athlete.
- Your business will receive an ATHLETES WELCOME Colorado Springs decal for your front window, showing our community that you support our athletes.
*Subject to USOPC Sponsor guidelines and approval
Share the Inspiration
- In an effort to show further proof to our residents that we are activating as Olympic City USA, we will promote your participation in the movement.
- As a partner merchant, we will also keep you updated on athlete appearances, media hits and other events in our city, including athlete visits.
- You will have the opportunity to edit and renew your participation every year.
- Non-commercial events and/or community events may be eligible to receive or Fund an athlete appearance via the Olympic City USA task force. (Please note, some commercial restrictions apply.)
By showing your support for the thousands of athletes who come here to train, you help further the message that Colorado Springs IS Olympic City USA, and you provide a welcoming message to the athletes and coaches who come to our city from across the nation and the world. Thank you.
FAQs for Participants
How many people will you promote the Athletes Welcome app to?
The goal is to promote the app to 15,000 people.
Who will receive them?
We expect the breakdown to be:
- 2,000 athletes, alumni, and coaches attached to the Olympic & Paralympic movements
- 13,000 amateur, youth and professional athletes competing in Colorado Springs this year
How many businesses will participate?
We want to include up to 45 different establishments this year, including a mix of businesses in retail, restaurant, and the tourism attraction industries
How will cards be distributed?
Our partners at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center and our event-organizing partners
** Can I promote my business’s involvement? **
Yes, you can promote your business as part of this City program. Please note, you MAY NOT use Olympic or Paralympic terminology or marks in this promotion, as those are tightly restricted and trademarked.
Can I quit the program or change my offer?
Yes. We will ask for re‑registration every year.