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MAY 2018

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www.sportseventsmagazine.com May 2018 95 complex with a seating capacity of 16,000. The Field Hockey Complex has one turf field hockey field. Pegula Ice Arena has two rinks. McCoy Natatorium has a six lane, 25- yard pool and a 50-meter Olympic outdoor heated pool. Sarni Tennis Center has six outdoor courts and one indoor court. Contact: Central Pennsylvania CVB, www.visitpennstate.org Chester County From lacrosse tournaments and marathons to hockey championships and cycling clas- sics, Chester County hosts it all. The area offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor complexes, facilities and natural venues for practically any sport. Hotel rooms: 5,000 Major facilities: United Sports has 127,000 square feet of indoor space and 11 fields adjacent to the indoor complex. Ice Line has four NHL-size rinks. West Chester University offers nine multipurpose fields, six hardwood courts and 12 tennis courts. Hollinger Field House is a multipurpose facili- ty. John A. Farrell Stadium hosts track and field. Graham Natatorium has a six-lane pool. Contact: Chester County CVB, www.brandywinevalley.com/sports See Ad On Page 34 Erie With a location on the shores of Lake Erie in the northwestern corner of Pennsylvania, Erie provides visitors both a spectacular natural backdrop and an urban setting for sport of all kinds. Erie is known for its waterfront but it offers so much more, including updated venues, easy access and comfortable accommodations. Hotel rooms: 4,500 Major facilities: Erie Insurance Arena is a multipurpose indoor venue with a capacity for up to 6,900 for basketball. ErieBank Sports Park is a multi-sport venue that features 13 outdoor fields, four indoor basketball courts and, when its renovation is complete, will have two indoor NHL-regu- lation ice sheets. UPMC Park is a 6,000- seat ballpark. Convention center: The Bayfront Convention Center offers 100,000 total square feet of space and 23-foot ceilings in its Great Hall. The venue has hosted sports such as gymnastics, wrestling, basketball, cheer and dance, and powerlifting. Contact: Erie Sports Commission, www.eriesportscommission.com See Ad On Page 84 Hershey Harrisburg One of Hershey Harrisburg's most appeal- ing aspects is its location. The area is within a two-hour drive of Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington D.C. and a three-hour drive from New York and Pittsburgh. This puts Hershey Harrisburg right in the middle of more than 30 million people. The area is also home to the international destination of Hershey, with its amusement park Her- sheypark and HERSHEY'S CHOCOLATE WORLD. ► P E N N S Y L V A N I A t

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