In 2014, the Romeoville Athletic & Event Center was opened. This immediately added to the success of Uptown Square by drawing regional attention with an estimated 400,000 visitors annually.
The center continues to attract community events, this year we look forward to the Kiwanis Art Fair, Romeoville’s Winter Wonderland and Tree Lighting Ceremony, and special events by the Chamber of Commerce.
Previous events held at the center include:
National Basketball Tournaments with visits by top coaches including Tom Izzo, Michigan State; Bo Ryan, University of Wisconsin and Dana Altman, University of Oregon
Other major basketball tournaments with an attendance of 30,000
Soccer Programs with 38,000 in attendance
Baseball development programs with 90,000 in attendance
25,000 in attendance for Volleyball Travel & Development Programs
FREE Opportunity Matters Workshop for boys and girls ages 10-17 at the Romeoville Athletic & Event Center at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19th.
Topic: Leadership. Guest Speaker: Keith Wallace, CPRP, Lincolnway Special Recreation Association. Read on...
Designed by Dewberry Architects,the 76,000 square foot sports complex meets the demands of many local athletes as well as community groups by offering indoor soccer, 8 basketball courts, community meeting rooms, and multipurpose space to accommodate special events and expos. The site has also been designed to accommodate outdoor special events, such as festivals and outdoor markets. The Center offers:
A first floor of 52,578 square feet:
Lobby with Control Desk / Staff Offices / Work Area / Conference
Public restrooms with family changing rooms
2 multipurpose rooms w/40 person occupancy per room
Indoor Soccer Field w/main field of 160’ x 200’ or two cross fields; 2 Goal Storage; General Storage; Fire Pump Room; Electrical Room
Full size Baseball / Softball infields 45, 60 and 90 ft. bases; Full Field Batting
Two Full Size High School Basketball Courts; 4 Junior High Courts; 12 Fully Adjustable Baskets; Large Spectator Area
Football Field size of 60 yards wide by 75 yards long
4 Full Size Competition Volleyball Courts
Golf Driving Range available November through April
Lacrosse field rentals for games and scrimmages; hourly rentals for team and club practice; open gym sessions
(2) IHSA regulation basketball courts 50’ x 84’ or (4) cross-courts or (4) IHSA regulation volleyball courts 30’ x 60’ with 22’ clear height