Sports come to life at SPIRE Institute. Here, every sport enjoys an Olympic-grade backdrop – whether played in our 750,000 square feet of indoor facilities – or in our beautiful, multi-purpose outdoor stadiums and turf fields complex.

Our facilities aren’t just big and functional; they’re agile. We can convert courts and fields as needed to suit the event at hand, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. SPIRE already hosts clubs, leagues, events and tournaments in multiple sports at the amateur, high school and collegiate championship level.

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Field & Cristal Courts Building

(215,000 sq. ft.)

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Outdoor Football/ Soccer/Lacrosse/     Track Stadium

(covering 9 acres)

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Indoor Track & Field Building

(240,000 sq. ft.)

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Aquatics/       Performance Training/   Medical Center

(293,000 sq. ft. - opening Fall 2011)

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2011 and beyond
 
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Field & Cristal Courts Building (215,000 sq. ft.)

  • One synthetic turf field (Astroturf Game Day) that can be used as a full-size soccer, lacrosse, football, baseball, softball, field hockey and rugby field or be divided into smaller training areas
  • A one-of-a-kind, multipurpose court surface that delivers enhanced training and competition advantages on up to 12 volleyball courts, 6 basketball courts, 9 tennis courts or 6 futsal courts and for a variety of gymnastics and mat sports
  • 10 multipurpose suites overlook the outdoor stadium for use as hospitality suites, team rooms, press boxes or conference rooms
  • Climate controlled mezzanine and bleacher seating, locker rooms, Time Out Café concessions and Field of Beans coffee/snack shop
  • Preliminary fitness center and sports therapy/orthopedics offices
 
Outdoor Stadium Outdoor Stadium

Outdoor Track & Field/Football/Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium(covering 9 acres)

  • Synthetic multi sport, lighted field with an 8-lane, 400-meter polyurethane international track
  • Multiple field event areas: 4 long jump pits, massive high jump apron, 4 pole vault boxes and an adjacent throws stadium – all meeting international standards
  • 2 full timing supported straight-aways allow for fewer preliminary heats and larger, more efficient meets
  • Automatic quick adjusting hurdles; Olympic standard custom Lynx timing system
  • Broadcast standard sound system, lighting and cabling
  • AstroTurf 3D infield accommodates a FIFA sized soccer field, football & men’s/women’s lacrosse
  • National championship setting with a spectator capacity of 10,000, including 5,000 bleacher seats, 1,200 captain’s chairs, press boxes, coaches boxes, luxury suites, a 2,500 seat amphitheater and seating for 2,000 on catered patios
  • Indoor concession areas service both sides of the stadium. Pro-style home and away locker rooms
  • A second track specific field highlighted by its designated ‘throws’ areas, meets IAAF standards for these events and is adjacent to the existing outdoor track areas to allow for superior competitions and spectator viewing 
 
Track and Field Track and Field

Indoor Track & Field Building (240,000 sq. ft.)

  • 8-lane, 300-meter Beynon track, with radius used on outdoor tracks
  • Separate field event area (2 high jump, 2 long jump, 2 pole vault pits, 2 shot put circles and portable weight throw cages) that does not interfere with track events
  • Olympic standard custom Lynx timing and scoring system, with a 9’ x 13’ Daktronics video board
  • Field sports such as soccer, football, lacrosse, baseball and softball can be played on the 70,670 sq. ft. infield synthetic turf surface
  • Pro Batter video pitching machines and batting cages (5 baseball, 2 softball) and portable pitching mounds
  • State-of-the-art sound system, lighting and temperature control
  • Full locker room facilities
  • Spectator capacity up to 5,000 with 2 separate mezzanine viewing areas that overlook the track & field
  • A 25,000 sq. ft. glass-encased banquet, hospitality and meeting space overlooks the indoor track facility. Features include tiered dining/viewing areas, expansive banquet hall, private conference room and custom designed kitchen
  • Separate public concessions areas
 

Aquatics/Performance Training/Medical Center(293,000 sq. ft. - opened Fall 2011)

  • 10-lane, 50-meter Olympic size pool, with 2 moveable bulkheads for subdivision of the pool
  • A 1- and 3-meter diving area
  • Additional 25-yard pool and 4 therapeutic pools will support training and various therapy activities
  • Rehabilitation & Medical Center, Michael Johnson Performance Training Center and SPIRE Fitness Club
  • Full locker room facilities
  • Expansive public food court featuring healthy, nutritious food choices
 
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2012 and beyond

  • Outdoor soccer, lacrosse, baseball, softball, field hockey and rugby complex
  • Tennis complex
  • Cross country course (1K-8K)
  • Academic campus with dormitories
  • Broadcast facilities
  • Hotel and Conference Center
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Commercial development/retail village
  • Spa & Wellness center

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