Olympic villages

Olympic Villages

The Atlanta Olympics had nine (9) Olympic villages. The largest site was on the Georgia Tech campus. At the time Atlanta bid for the Olympic Games, Georgia Tech had a shortage of dorm beds. The Olympics became a catalyst to raise private funds for 2,800 additional dorm beds on the Georgia Tech campus.

In addition to the main Olympic Village in Atlanta, there were eight (8) satellite Villages for athletes and officials participating in:

Yachting (Savannah, GA Village),

Soccer (football / soccer)

Birmingham, AL Village,

Orlando, Florida Village,

Athens, Georgia Village,

Washington, DC Village,

Miami, Florida Village,

Softball (Columbus, GA Village),

Canoe/kayak-slalom (Cleveland Village)

The Olympic Village for the Tulsa Olympics would consist of decentralized facilities at least seven (7) or more area Universities. 

The IOC application specifies capacity for 16,000 athletes and coaches.

The 2024 Games could be a catalyst for private fundraising for additional dorm beds at area universities.

Olympic villages in Tulsa could be at

The University of Tulsa (800 dorm beds, with a possible 2,751 due to nearby campus apartments),

Oral Roberts University (2,218 beds).

In Oklahoma City, Olympic villages would be at

The University of Oklahoma (5,668 dorm beds), Norman, OK and

The University of Central Oklahoma (1,727 dorm beds) in Edmond, OK.

In Stillwater, OK, Oklahoma State University would have an Olympic village (4,900 dorm beds).

Other Olympic Villages could include:

Miami,OK,Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (600 dorm beds).

Tahlequah , Northeastern State University (800 dorm beds).