National Training Centres

In 2009, national training centres (CTOs - Centra voor Topsport en Onderwijs) and national elite sport centres (NTCs – National Topsport Centra) were established, offering training facilities, housing, education, (para)medical and other specialist knowledge, close together. Currenlty, there are five CTOs, in Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Heerenveen, Papendal and in the Den Haag-Rotterdam-Dordrecht metropole area. A total of approximatley 1,000 elite athletes from about 25 sports federations use the CTOs’ facilities.