Grand Park (Indiana)
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Grand Park Indiana
Grand Park Sports Campus
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Location19000 Grand Park Blvd
Westfield, Indiana, United States
Coordinates40°03?29?N 86°08?56?W / 40.0580029°N 86.1489468°W / 40.0580029; -86.1489468Coordinates: 40°03?29?N 86°08?56?W / 40.0580029°N 86.1489468°W / 40.0580029; -86.1489468
OwnerCity of Westfield
OperatorCity of Westfield, Indiana
Acreage400 acres
SurfaceVarious
Construction
Broke ground2012
Built2012-2014
OpenedJune 21, 2014
Website
Official site

Grand Park Sports Campus is a sports complex located in Westfield, Indiana. The 400-acre (160 ha) park features 26 baseball and softball diamonds, 31 multipurpose fields for soccer, football, and lacrosse. The Grand Park Events Center is now open, featuring three full-sized indoor soccer fields, a restaurant and administrative offices. The Pacers Athletic Center indoor basketball/volleyball facility opened in January 2016. Grand Park also features an abundance of green space and more than 10 miles (16 km) of pedestrian/bicycle trails, including the largest trailhead on the Monon Corridor. The site hosted the 2016 Big Ten Conference Men's Soccer Tournament and the 2017 Big Ten Conference Women's Soccer Tournament.

The sports complex was conceived by mayor Andy Cook, who campaigned on the issue and won over critics of the plan.[1]

Facilities

Pacers Athletic Center

The Pacers Athletic Center is an indoor sporting facility on the complex. It hosts five basketball courts, and two multipurpose indoor courts for various sports.[] The Center is privately owned by the Indiana Pacers NBA team. It was purchased from Johnathan Byrd in 2017.[2]

Grand Park Events Center

The Grand Park Events Center, which opened in the summer of 2016, is a centerpiece of the 400-acre (160 ha) Grand Park Sports Campus, one of the largest sporting complexes in the world. The facility features three full-sized professional turf fields, a spectator lounge, retail space, locker facilities, office and meeting space, and administrative offices. It also includes multi-use space for trade shows, live entertainment, conventions and special event programming, including large indoor field sports events in the massive 370,000-square-foot (34,000 m2) facility.

Grand Park Baseball Complex

The baseball complex features 26 baseball diamonds (8 synthetic, all lighted)

Grand Park Soccer Complex

The soccer complex features 31 soccer fields (7 synthetic turf, 8 lighted). It is the training ground of Indy Eleven.

References

  1. ^ Sikich, Chris (August 5, 2018). "How Westfield's big bet on sports is paying off with Colts training camp and more". Indianapolis Star. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Pacers Sports & Entertainment Acquires Naming Rights to Fieldhouse at Grand Park". Indiana Pacers. Retrieved 2020.

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