2018 Sports Facilities Guide: Savannah, Georgia

By Sponsored Content, May 18, 2018

Savannah is ready to treat you to an authentic and unique experience.  Founded in 1773, Savannah is a beautiful, historic city with elegance, style and grace.  The Historic District is the largest in the nation and is home to 22 scenic squares.

Founded in 1993, the Savannah Sports Council is committed to developing sports-related events with local, regional, national, and international organizations.  We support a wide range of events that offer diverse opportunities to athletes of all ages and sports.  Savannah’s warm climate encourages outdoor activities year-round, whether it be inside the City of Savannah or the beaches of nearby Tybee Island.


Savannah International Trade and Convention Center

Savannah International Trade and Convention Center

A superbly functional, architecturally stunning 330,000-sq.-ft. gleaming waterfront complex on the historic Savannah River, Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, like its namesake, blends the old and the new to offer a unique venue for your next convention, meeting, or competition.  It’s conveniently located on the northern shore of the Savannah River across from the city’s famed River Street and Historic District.

Quick Facts
Total Space 330,000 square feet
Largest Contiguous Space 97,750 square feet
Meeting Rooms On-Site  13
Union Facility No
Permanent Seating  367 in Oglethorpe Auditorium
Ceiling Height 33 ft.
Column-Free  No
Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 5,000

Contact
Rob Wells, Director
rwells@visitsavannah.com
912-644-6414
savannahsportscouncil.com


Bacon Park Complex

Bacon Park Complex

Bacon Park Complex blends four of Savannah’s premier sports and recreation facilities into one multi-purpose sports event complex with 17 softball fields. Bacon Park Complex features the Allen E. Paulson Softball Complex with five 300-ft. fields, Guy Minnick Youth Sports Complex with four 300-ft. softball fields, Ambuc Park with four softball fields and Scarborough Sports Complex with three softball fields. Fourteen of the 17 fields are lighted, and all fields offer seating for at least 160.

Quick Facts
Distance from Downtown 5 miles
Total Space 17 softball fields
Permanent Lighting Yes on 13 fields
Parking On-Site Yes
Permanent Restrooms  Yes
Permanent Seating 160-650 per field
Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 7,500

Contact
Rob Wells, Director
rwells@visitsavannah.com
912-644-6414
savannahsportscouncil.com

Destination Facts

Downtown Hotel Rooms 5,000
Surrounding Area Hotel Rooms 15,000
Sports Venues 58
Largest Indoor Venue Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
Largest Outdoor Venue Bacon Park Complex
Closest Airport Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport

Recently Hosted

> Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon
> YMCA National Gymnastics Championship
> Savannah Tire Hockey Classic

What’s New

> JW Marriott at Plant Riverside District
> Savannah Arena Project
> Memorial Stadium Reconstruction

Key Indoor Venues

Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
Savannah Civic Center and Martin Luther King Jr. Arena
Chatham County Aquatics Center

Key Outdoor Venues

Bacon Park Complex
Jennifer Ross Soccer Complex
Daffin Park

Contact

Rob Wells, Director
rwells@visitsavannah.com
912-644-6414
savannahsportscouncil.com

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