Grand Park Events Center now open in Westfield
WESTFIELD, Ind. (July 22, 2016) - Grand Park Sports Campus, a 400-acre outdoor sports complex in Westfield, Indiana, will open its second indoor facility Friday, July 22. The Grand Park Events Center features three full-size professional soccer fields that can be used for recreational and competitive play for all field sports.
The 377,000-square-foot space also includes office space, locker rooms, meeting rooms, a Jonathan Byrd’s family dining restaurant, club-level lounge and private boxes with views of the fields. Future plans also include an on-site workout room and retail. The indoor fields will make Grand Park an attractive option for sporting events year-round.
“The potential for the space is unlimited,” said William Knox, director of Hamilton County Sports Authority. “We’re excited to begin exploring the possibilities of hosting a wide variety of events.”
“This new facility builds upon the success we’ve already experienced with the outdoor sports campus,” said Westfield Mayor Andy Cook. “It adds a key component for Grand Park to become a year-round destination.”
Because of the scale of the facility, Grand Park is also evaluating options for hosting nonsporting events as well. Grand Park Events Center includes multiuse space for trade shows, live entertainment, conventions and special event programming.
About Grand Park Sports Campus
Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana, is a destination like no other. The thoughtfully designed 400-acre Grand Park Sports Campus features 26 baseball and softball diamonds, 31 multipurpose fields for soccer, football, and lacrosse. The Grand Park Events Center will celebrate its grand opening July 21-23. The facility features three full-sized indoor soccer fields, a restaurant and administrative offices. The Jonathan Byrd’s Fieldhouse indoor basketball/volleyball facility opened in January 2016. Grand Park also features an abundance of green space and more than 10 miles of pedestrian/bicycle trails, including the largest trailhead on the Monon Corridor.
More than 1.5 million sports visitors participate in or attend tournaments and events at the Grand Park Sports Campus on an annual basis, making the surrounding area a prime location for economic development. The master plan outlines approximately 1,400 acres of land available for residential and commercial development, including hospitality (hotel, restaurant and retail), mixed-use, life science and corporate office uses.
Visit GrandPark.org for more information.
About Hamilton County Sports Authority
Hamilton County Sports Authority, a division of Hamilton County Tourism, Inc., is a leading promoter of regional and amateur sports development in Hamilton County, Indiana. Hamilton County Sports Authority offers a mix of consulting and support services to amateur, not-for-profit sporting events. Visit http://www.visithamiltoncounty.com/sports for more information.