Boarding School

Boarding School

The Eugenio Guerra Cruz Community School Specializing in Sports in the Albergue Olímpico (ECEDAO) is an educational institution that is unique in its kind in Puerto Rico. It was established for the purpose of becoming a center for the development of the best youth sports talent on the island. The three hundred students who reside in the school participate in an intensive program with the necessary academic balance for their integral formation as citizens who will be a credit to society. Its goal is to train responsible citizens and develop the future values of Puerto Rican sports.

The Department of education is responsible for the evaluation, recruitment and supervision of academic teachers and the Olympic Committee is in charge of the technical-sports aspect. The school is a boarding school and is free, with its specialty being a curriculum offering a wide variety of individualized sports disciplines from the seventh to twelfth grades. Additionally, the school is an educational center, allied with the Olympic Committee and the Department of recreation and sports, supported by the center of sports health and exercise sciences, aimed at the comprehensive development of the student athlete, who will use sports as a principal instrument for his cognitive-constructivist and humanities education. Among the sports that the school offers are:

  • Athletics
  • Obstacle course
  • High jump
  • Speed race
  • Pitching
  • Weightlifting
  • Long distance running
  • Boxing
  • Judo

  • Olympic wrestling
  • Swimming
  • Tae kwon do
  • Field tennis
  • Table tennis
  • Air gun target shooting
  • Roller Skating
  • Gymnastics

For more information please call 787-824-1534 or 787-824-2424 or visit the official website: www.ecedao.org