2018 Sports Facilities Guide: Greenville, South Carolina

Greenville, South Carolina||
Greenville, SC takes the trophy when it comes to creating an all-around experience, and lately, everyone seems to be declaring Greenville a winner. Recently ranked the “#2 Best Place to Travel in 2018 (In the World)” by Travel + Leisure, you have all the reasons in the world to think seriously about Greenville. Greenville’s central Southeast location in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along with world-class facilities like the Bon Secours Wellness Arena, have made it a sports magnet for events including the upcoming 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods. Its friendly four-season climate, award-winning and walkable downtown, and countless opportunities for fun on and off the court, field or course put Greenville front and center on the sports map.
Bon Secours Wellness ArenaBon Secours Wellness Arena Located in the heart of downtown Greenville, the Bon Secours Wellness Arena is an ultramodern, 15,000-seat sports arena. Recognized as one of the top 50 venues in the world, the $63 million facility is one of the Upstate's top destinations, offering the ultimate atmosphere for sports events. In addition to being the home ice for the Greenville Swamp Rabbits hockey team (an affiliate of the NY Rangers), the Bon Secours Wellness Arena frequently hosts mat sports such as martial arts, wrestling, boxing, hockey, or cheerleading and dance groups. Events recently hosted include the 2017 USA Karate National Championships & U.S. Team Trials, the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and the 2017 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament. The arena itself measures 113 feet by 229 feet. Quick Facts Total Space 285,000 square feet Largest Contiguous Space 25,877 square feet Meeting Rooms On-Site Yes Union Facility No Permanent Seating 15,683 Ceiling Height 82 feet Column-Free Yes Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 5,000 Contact Joe Dolan, Director of Event Services 864-250-4819 jdolan@bswarena.com bonsecoursarena.com

Fluor Field At The West End

Fluor Field at the West End

Modeled after Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, Fluor Field at the West End recently completed a $10 million renovation. The new fan amenities include seats atop the Green Monster (with unrivaled views of the city and surrounding Blue Ridge mountains), an all-new club area extension on the suite level, a Ticket Plan Holder Lounge, enhancements to the Fieldhouse rooftop experience, and renovations to the Main Street and Field Street Plazas. Quick Facts Distance From Downtown In the heart of downtown Greenville Total Space 8,000 square feet (meeting/event space) Permanent Lighting Yes Parking On-Site Yes Permanent Restrooms Yes Permanent Seating 4,000 Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 5,000 Contact Eric Jarinko, Revenue General Manager 864-240-4515 eric@greenvilledrive.com greenvilledrive.com