SportsEvents Magazine

NOV 2016

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www.sportseventsmagazine.com November 2016 33 of a $2.6 million athletic complex that features two side-by-side, competi- tion-size lighted artificial-turf fields. It is the only turf facility in the Hampton Roads region with side-by-side fields with lights. The artificial-turf fields are pre-lined for soccer, field hockey, women's lacrosse and men's lacrosse, and spectator seating accommodates approxi- mately 500 fans. WASHINGTON Harbour Pointe Badminton Club MUKILTEO — A new dedicated bad- minton facility with 12 international-size courts opened this year in Snohomish County. The Harbour Pointe facility has a pro shop, upstairs viewing area and badminton equipment locker area. The facility hosted the 2016 USA Badminton Junior Nationals in July. Willis Tucker County Park In Snohomish Completes Sand Volleyball Courts SNOHOMISH — Snohomish County Parks completed Phase 3B of Willis Tucker County Park in July, which added four sand volleyball courts. Snohomish County Sports Commission is partnering with the local beach volleyball group, Beach VBC, to help grow the sport of beach volleyball. Kasch Park In Everett Renovates Two Soccer Fields EVERETT — City of Everett convert- ed two soccer fields at Kasch Park into multiple-use fields, replaced the artificial turf on all of the park's fields, relined them and changed the goal posts, which will allow the fields to be used for boys and girls lacrosse, Ultimate Frisbee and flag football in addition to soccer. LED lighting was also installed at the park. WISCONSIN Five Field Complex Opens In Eau Claire EAU CLAIRE — Jeffers Park's Reit Family Fields is a new five-field complex in Eau Claire with covered dugouts and bleachers at each field. Nation's Oldest Velodrome Gets Improvements KENOSHA — Kenosha's Velodrome, the country's oldest operating velodrome, has received nearly $700,000 worth of improvements, including a new concrete track and increasing banked turns from 24 to 28 degrees to meet national race standards, all in an effort to bring it back to national prominence. Copeland Park Receives $800,000 Renovation LA CROSSE — Crosse's Copeland Park in La Crosse received an $800,000 enhancement, including a new pro shop and ticket office. This facility is home to UW-La Crosse baseball teams and the La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods League, the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams. n ColumbusGAsports.com ONE CITY great Sports Council Columbus, Georgia P.O. Box 1519 | Columbus, GA 31902 | 706.660.1996 COLUMBUS, GEORGIA soccer basketball rafting/kayaking running cycling fishing wrestling cheerleading football tennis golf softball baseball hockey skating swimming Photo by: Aero Photo Special Feature: NEW & RENOVATED SPORTS VENUES

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