Favorite Venues: Seminole County Sports Complex

By Emily Freehling, December 23, 2016

Event organizers love that baseball and softball teams playing at the 100-acre Seminole County Sports Complex can be back in action within a half hour of a heavy Florida rainstorm.

Orlando North Seminole County Director of Sports Tourism Danny Trosset says the complex, which includes nine turf fields and six natural grass fields, has stayed booked every weekend since its grand opening in May, when it hosted the 1,500-athlete United States Specialty Sports Association’s Florida State Baseball Championship. “It’s a sports tourism engine,” Trosset says.

The complex’s flexible fields can accommodate baseball, girls fast-pitch softball, soccer and lacrosse. Seminole County will add more capacity in the softball arena in May 2017, when it plans to open Soldiers Creek Park, which is now undergoing a $6 million renovation and will include six fields suited for girls fast-pitch softball and youth baseball.

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