City Set to Open Eastside Sports Complex

The City of El Paso invites to the public to the grand opening celebration of the first phase of the newly constructed Eastside Sport Complex.

The event will feature free food, music, entertainment and recreational sports tournaments.

The complex also includes new ADA compliant restrooms, parking, and sidewalks, as well as a sheltered area with picnic tables and benches, which will allow food trucks to serve visitors and spectators during competitions or events.

To allow for the park’s upkeep the project included the construction of a new storage and maintenance facility.

Officials with the city share, “The Eastside Sports Complex is funded by the 2012 Quality of Life Bonds, and is part of the City of El Paso’s commitment to enhance El Paso’s quality of life through recreational, cultural, and educational environments.”

The first phase of the complex focused on the development 42.2 acres of land, which includes the following services and amenities:

  • 7 sodded irrigated competition flat fields, and 1 championship style field
  • Shaded seating to accommodate 500 spectators
  • Fencing to maintain control access
  • A new hike and bike trail along the perimeter of the park

WHAT:         Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

WHEN:           7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 12

WHERE:         Eastside Sports Complex, 14380 Montwood (Intersection of Montwood & John Hayes)