Legacy Fields Ribbon Cutting CeremonyPosted: Apr 10, 2013
Tracy, Calif. – On Tuesday, April 16 at 3 pm, the City of Tracy will join local sports leagues for the Legacy Fields ribbon cutting ceremony held at 4901 N. Tracy Boulevard cross street Sugar Rd.
The Legacy Fields youth Sports Park represents a historic collaboration between the City of Tracy and four local sports organizations: Tracy Babe Ruth, Tracy Little League, Tracy Youth Soccer League, and Tracy Futbol Club. All organizations are and will continue to be active in the construction and operation of baseball, softball and soccer sports fields.
At full build-out, Legacy Fields will consist of 166-acres of active sport areas. The first phase of consists of 70.2-acres, and includes 12 baseball fields and 8 soccer fields. Legacy Fields will eventually serve as the largest multi-sport facility in the region and will aid in responding to the growing demand for sports facilities.
On January 15, 2013, the Tracy City Council unanimously selected the name “Legacy Fields”, as it touches on the history of Tracy and will provide opportunities for local and regional sports leagues to leave their legacy within the community.
Public Works Interim Director, Rod Buchanan states, “The Legacy Fields project is very unique in its kind, not only because of the amenities the park will provide but because of the partnerships formed to make this long standing vision a reality. The park demonstrates the ability of this community to come together to improve the quality of life in Tracy and create lifelong legacies for its residents and neighboring communities.”
The full conceptual plan for Legacy Fields includes passive and active recreational areas. At final build out, additional recreational activities may be available.
The total estimated costs of the Legacy Fields project is approximately $11.7-million; the City’s estimated annual operating cost is estimated to be $20,000.