2018 Sports Facilities Guide: Arlington, Texas

Arlington, Texas||Harold Patterson Sports Center|
Arlington’s centralized location and undeniable “it” factor when it comes to sports has attracted events like Super Bowl XLV, College Football Playoff National Championship, MLB World Series, NCAA Final Four, NFL Draft, and countless others of the biggest events in sports. Arlington has versatile venues capable of hosting events of all sizes – community complexes facilitated through our award-winning Parks and Recreation Department; the University of Texas at Arlington; the new eSports Stadium; Texas Rangers Globe Life Park or AT&T Stadium—home of the Dallas Cowboys. From youth competitions to major events, in Arlington we crown champions!
College Park Center

College Park Center

College Park Center is a 218,000-sq.-ft. facility set on the eastern edge of the University of Texas at Arlington campus in Arlington’s downtown business district. The state-of-the-art venue is perfect for athletic, entertainment, and corporate functions. Designed as a home for three of UT Arlington’s Division I teams and WNBA’s Dallas Wings, College Park Center can easily accommodate a variety of athletic competitions: basketball, volleyball, wrestling, cheerleading, plus dance and martial arts events, among others. Amenities include a portable basketball court (120’ x 60’), two practice courts (7,700 square feet each), a 2,800-sq.-ft. hospitality suite and full concession and catering services. Located deep in the heart of downtown Arlington, its location was strategically chosen to help lure both the Arlington community and nearly 33,000 UT Arlington college students to the revitalized downtown area which surrounds the facility with a wide variety of retail stores and restaurants. Quick Facts Total Space 218,000 square feet Largest Contiguous Space 12,000 square feet arena floor (8,400-sq.-ft. sports configuration) Meeting Rooms Yes Union Facility No Permanent Seating 7,000 for sporting events, 6,300 for concert/stage events Ceiling Height 57 feet, 6 inches Column-Free Yes Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 6,000 Contact Adam Wisniewski, Sports Account Director adam@arlington.org 817-704-7596

Harold Patterson Sports Center

Harold Patterson Sports Center

Harold Patterson Sports Center, one of the crown jewels of Arlington’s award-winning parks system, is a 135-acre multi-sport complex featuring youth and adult softball, football, and soccer fields and over 600 parking spots. Specifically, the complex has 15 full-size soccer fields (nine of which are lighted) as well as six lighted multipurpose fields which can be utilized for football, baseball, lacrosse or soccer. There are also four large softball fields playing 300 feet from home plate and two smaller fields playing 200 feet from home plate Conveniently located just 0.5 miles south of Interstate 20 in south Arlington, Harold Patterson Sports Center is minutes away from both The Parks Mall at Arlington and Arlington Highlands – which feature an array of shopping, entertainment, hotel and restaurant options.  Harold Patterson Sports CenterQuick Facts Distance From Downtown 5 miles Total Space 135.5 acres with the ability to have 15 full-size soccer fields, 6 100-yard long multipurpose fields, and 6 softball fields Permanent Lighting Yes Parking On-Site 600+ Permanent Restrooms Yes Permanent Seating No, but portable bleachers are located in close proximity to all the fields Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 6,000 Contact Adam Wisniewski, Sports Account Director 817-704-7596 adam@arlington.org