Situated between State Avenue and Parallel Parkway at 1500 N. 90th Street, Wyandotte Sporting Fields is a 52-acre complex that features 12 playing fields – four with natural grass and eight with cutting-edge synthetic turf that provide a premier, soccer-specific playing surface for all levels of play. The venue will draw an estimated 1.3 million visitors annually, making a profound commercial and economic impact in Kansas City, Kansas.
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The complex is conveniently located two miles northeast of the junction of Interstate-70 and Interstate-435 and less than three miles from the Village West Entertainment District and Children’s Mercy Park, the home stadium of Sporting Kansas City. The state-of-the-art National Training and Coaching Center is currently under construction a mile west of the Wyandotte Sporting Fields.
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More than 80,000 Sporting Club Network members will call the Wyandotte Sporting Fields their home training base, including primary tenant KC Fusion. “KC Fusion is very excited to enter a long-term partnership with Sporting Kansas City and call the Wyandotte Sporting Fields home for our club,” said Nate Houser, Executive Director of Metro United Soccer Club.
Wyandotte Sporting Fields will offer more than 1,000 paved parking spaces around the perimeter of the venue and an additional 175 grass parking spaces for larger events. The complex is anchored at the south end by a modern concession and restroom stand, situated near a paved plaza that serves as a gathering space with picnic tables. A sophisticated lightning and tornado siren will accompany the facility’s voice announcement system.
Thursday’s momentous event was held in conjunction with the launch of Sporting Fields + Athletics, a new entity owned and operated by Sporting Club that consists of Wyandotte Sporting Fields and state-of-the-art Swope Soccer Village, built in 2007 with further renovations in 2014, located at 6310 Lewis Rd. in Kansas City, Missouri.