There's no doubt that "Charlotte's got a lot"! Leading up to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio De Janiero, Charlotte, North Carolina will host a handful of entertaining events to attend with family and friends. So mark your calendars and help support these Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls!
April 7-9, 2016
Head over the the U.S. National Whitewater Center as canoers and kayakers brave raging rapids during slalom trials. Click here fore more information.
May 12-15, 2016
The Arena Pro Swim Series at Charlotte takes place May 12-15 in Charlotte, NC. at the Mecklenberg County Aquatics Center. The swim meet serves as a FINA-approved competition where swimmers can achieve qualifying times for the 2016 trials. The Charlotte area is home to a number of potential Team USA athletes, which makes this swim meet a live opportunity to see top level Olympic swimming,
June 30-July 2, 2016
Multiple venues around the Queen City will host the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for cycling, swimming and athletics. For the first time in U.S. Paralympics’ history, the trials will feature three sports being contested concurrently, all within the city of Charlotte. Set to be the largest Paralympic trials in US history, the 2016 US Paralympic Team Trials will host more than 400 athletes competing for a chance to advance to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as a member of Team USA on the cycling, swimming or athletics teams!
The effort to bring the Paralympics trials to Mecklenburg includes the work of a number of County organizations working together, including Partners for Parks, Active Charlotte, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, and others.
Our team at Charlotte Sports Performance and Rehab is looking forward to supporting these athletes and our active city!