From the Desk of Mayor Ken Ritter:
Exciting News! The Youngsville City Council has adopted the Master Plan for our latest expansion phase of the Youngsville Sports Complex. This expansion will be on the city’s 46.5 acres located east of the current complex and Detente Road. Here are some of the highlights:
4 High School/Collegiate Baseball Fields
Home plate-Backstop: 40’
Synthetic turf infield & outfields
Approximately 120 yards wide x 20’ exterior height
Raised earthen berm w/concrete stepped seating
Stage Structure: 32’ wide x 24’ deep x 24’ high (free un-obstructed space)
Ability to see baseball games from top of exterior earthen berm
Pickle Ball Park
8 courts / 2 pods
10 court layout w/ 10’ buffer (20 court max capacity)
Jogging Trail / Fitness Station
With Dynamic Fitness Circuit Training Equipment
Children’s Play Area & Free Play Area
800 Additional Parking Spaces
All LED Lighting
This expansion will:
- Increase participation and programming in the Youngsville Recreational Sports Programs Increases economic development opportunities
- Provide a new outlet for community events and concerts for all to enjoy
- Dirt work is currently underway as the development stage of our construction plans continue.
Thank you to our residents for your feedback since this land acquisition was announced and at last week’s open house and to the design team lead by Dax Douet of CH Fenstermaker & Associates.
This expansion will solidify our position as the premier Sports Complex in the region. It continues our tradition of offering quality youth and adult sports programming and economic development for our region.