#WestfieldIN – Plans for a $6 million indoor sports facility to be built at Westfield’s Grand Park was revealed Tuesday. A group of private investors have come together to fund the facility which will be known as “Grand Park Fieldhouse.”
Andy Card, a local Fishers investor, is among the investors who plan on funding the facility.
Grand Park Fieldhouse will serve as a 56, 000 square foot facility allowing for year-round sporting activities to take place. Basketball and volleyball are the main sports the facility will be used for. Currently the facility is in negotiations with a third party sports rehabilitation company which allow athletes from different sports backgrounds to utilize the facility.
“We’re thrilled to be involved and to bring an even grander scale to Grand Park with the addition of the great Indiana tradition of basketball,” Card said.
A demand for a facility that can host both local and national basketball and volleyball events has been anticipated for the Grand Park Fieldhouse
Groundbreaking for the Grand Park Fieldhouse will take place on April 2015 with the opening date of the facility being January 2016. The facility will host six full-sized courts with locker rooms, a cafe and offices. Sand volleyball courts are being considered in the facilities plans.
The fieldhouse is estimated to create 100 jobs and bring tens of millions of dollars to the local economy.
“We’re excited to expand the offerings of Grand Park with the development of this new indoor facility. It’s a testament to the viability of this economic development endeavor that it is already attracting interest from the private sector to join in its continued success,” Westfield Mayor Andy Cook said.
Westfield’s Grand Park is a 400 acre sports campus which is home to 31 multipurpose fields for sports such as: football, soccer and rugby. It also features 21 baseball and softball diamonds.
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