Up-And-Coming Sports Complexes

Photo courtesy of Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center

A number of new complexes are currently under construction and will be completed in the near future.

Noblesville, Ind., will be home to the 130,000-squarefoot FIELDHOUSE AT FINCH CREEK PARK, which will include five hardwood courts, 75,000 square feet of indoor turf and a 10,000-square-foot physical therapy center. It is expected to open in spring 2018 and will be used for basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, pickle ball, baseball, flag football, soccer, lacrosse, softball and futsal.

The CHESTERFIELD SPORTS COMPLEX, a state-of-the-art ice and multi-sport facility, is being developed in Chesterfield Valley, Mo. to replace the Hardees IcePlex. The 78,000-square-foot facility will feature two NHL-size sheets of ice, in addition to space for indoor soccer and box lacrosse.

The new complex is a public-private partnership and will be owned and operated by the Chesterfield Hockey Association, a non-profit organization.

December 2017 is the expected opening for the NATIONAL TRAINING AND COACHING DEVELOPMENT CENTER in Kansas City, Kan. This first-class center is intended to develop elite players, coaches and referees of all ages. The facility will be capable of hosting clubs and national teams from around the world in its stunning facilities and cutting-edge amenities, including five full-size fields, an 80,000-square-foot building and the nearby Wyandotte Youth Soccer Complex.

In the heart of the Midwest, in Bettendorf, Iowa, the multi-million dollar BETTPLEX COMPLEX will feature everything from indoor baseball to sand volleyball. The complex will be enhanced with bowling and a restaurant. Developers of Bettplex hope to start games at the complex by 2018.

SPORTS FORCE PARKS AT CEDAR POINT SPORTS CENTER in Sandusky, Ohio, is projected to host a myriad of youth sports tournaments and will include nine multi-purpose synthetic turf fields, featuring four NCAA regulation softball fields, eight NCAA regulation soccer and lacrosse fields, one championship softball and baseball stadium, one ADA-accessible community use field and sport-specific training areas. Families attending tournaments will also be able to enjoy an 18-hole miniature golf course, a trampoline play structure, a towering ropes course, and a great lawn for outdoor activities.

The Detroit Fitness Foundation is building a $4 million velodrome and sports complex in a park near the city’s Midtown neighborhood, which will open by late September 2017. The DETROIT VELODROME be the second indoor velodrome in the country. The complex will feature an Olympic-style cycling velodrome, infield fitness area and cafe, a walking track, and a track for running and skating. The fitness foundation plans to hold community events, free access, and sports equipment for children and adults.

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