The High Performance Centre (in Catalonian, Centre d'alt Rendiment, CAR) is an organisation which gives support to sport so that it can be competitive at an international level, optimizing resources of the highest technical and scientific quality. The aim is to provide the athletes with everything necessary for their complete training so that we can share the knowledge of their activities.
The CAR considers the academic and humane training of each individual just as, or more important than the sports training. With this as a priority, the CAR gives athletes all the necessary help needed for their educational development. The CAR athletes can attend classes of "Batxillerato" and "ESO" (compulsory secondary education) in the secondary school which is situated in the sports facilities, with a highly qualified staff.
The CAR has a hall of residence for training camps. A lot of national and international sports teams use the CAR for their preparation ( football, handball, volleyball, hockey, tennis, swimming, gymnastics, teakwondo,etc)
The CAR is a public rights organization according to the regulations in Chapter III of law 4/85, 29 March, which was made by the law 13/88, 31 December ( DOGC 1088 ). It has its own legal requirements which works as a commercial organization and is autonomous. It is linked with the General Secretary of Sport, and has a financial agreement with the High Sports Council.