Everything You Need to Know About SPIRE Institute

SPIRE Institute is one of the most spectacular sports academies in the nation. Every year, thousands of athletes flock here adrenaline-pumping events, elite-level training, and spectacular sports programs. Read on to learn more about this one-of-a-kind sporting oasis! Afterward, it’s time to start planning your trip. Athletes can keep their bodies functioning at peak-performance with the help of our massage treatments. Our deep tissue massage is the best way to relieve tension from overworked muscles!

Welcome to SPIRE Institute!

About the Sports Institute: What Sets SPIRE Apart

SPIRE Institue dedicates itself to training and preparing elite-level high school and postgraduate athletes from across the nation. Year after year, it is chosen as the official Olympic and Paralympic training site for the United States, and with good reason. Rather than focusing solely on athletic performance, the institute focuses on the athlete as a whole. The result is a phenomenal development of heart, character, independence, and a strong appreciation and commitment to teamwork.

Academy Programs

SPIRE is home to several renowned sports programs. You’ll find track and field, basketball, swimming, and a specialty program dedicated to preparing future college athletes. If you are interested in any of the programs, you must apply for acceptance. Find more about the application process by visiting the SPIRE Institute website.

Helpful Information for Parents & Athletes

  • In addition to academy programs, SPIRE also offers camps for children and young adults ages 12 to 19. Basketball, swimming, and track and field camps are available. Camps typically last seven days.
  • No outside food and beverages are allowed at SPIRE. A breakfast buffet along with a salad bar, pizza station, soups, and more are available for lunch at the institute’s dining area. If you’d prefer to plan your meals somewhere else, take a look at our restaurant blog for local recommendations.
  • If you are a parent and your child is in training, take some time to yourself to enjoy the area! Our resort is only a short trip away from SPIRE. In the area, you’ll find wineries, golf courses, and more. Learn more by viewing our free Geneva-on-the-Lake Vacation Guide.

Fuel Up and Rest at The Lakehouse Inn Resor

After an exciting day of training at SPIRE Institute, head home to The Lakehouse Inn Resort for the ultimate athlete’s retreat. Book the Lake Erie Suite and enjoy an oversized whirlpool tub where you’ll find relief for worked muscles. In the morning, get the fuel you need for a day of competition with our complimentary, farm-to-table breakfast. Deep tissue massages and easy beach access are a few other perks to enjoy during your stay. Our boutique bed and breakfast is only 15 minutes away from SPIRE! When you are ready to plan your trip, check our availability and book your stay. We can’t wait to host you at The Lakehouse Inn Resort!

Remember to download your free Geneva-on-the-Lake Vacation Guide to find more recommendations on things to do in the area, including restaurants, shopping, outdoor recreation, and more!