The Chicago Training Center, using the sport of competitive rowing, creates opportunities for Chicago youth to challenge themselves to achieve their athletic and academic potential. CTC’s nurturing environment motivates students to become physically fit, build teamwork, self-esteem and leadership skills, as well as develop and advance their educational and life goals.
CTC Core Values
CTC embraces the ideals of Sportsmanship and all the necessary components of athletic activity – teamwork, fitness, discipline, leadership skills, the building of self esteem, and competition.
CTC Expands Horizons using a personal mentoring system, involves Chicago youth in networking opportunities, and inspires all participants to achieve academically and athletically.
CTC encourages Community Responsibility by developing and using each member’s leadership skills in a way to be a positive influence and role model within their community, in an effort to enact positive change for future generations.