Salina Sports Facility Guide

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This community blends "big city" opportunities and a "small city" feel to create a fantastic place to live, work and especially play. Located in the center of the United States at the crossroads of Interstates 70 and 135, Salina is in the middle of it all! Once you visit, you'll see why Salina is an ideal choice for sporting events!

We can make your next sporting event GREAT long before game time!

Visit Salina provides customized service to many sports, conventions, meetings and special events each year. Examples of services Visit Salina may provide for your event include:

Salina offers a public fixed route bus system. CityGo runs Monday through Saturday with stops throughout the community.

Salina Regional Airport (SLN) via United Airlines provides daily scheduled passenger air service non-stop to Denver International Airport and Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Book at by calling 1-800-UNITED. (1.800.864.8331), or by contacting your local travel agent.

Salina is in the middle of everything! Check out our distance to key cities...

Hotel Bid Requests - We'll do the groundwork for you! We can check availability and rates to ensure your administration, teams, and officials have the right accommodations.

Welcome Packets - Give a warm welcome to coaches, athletes, staff, spectators, and fans with digital or hard copy welcome packets that include area information and special offers.

Special Activities PreparationOur staff can help you find the right venue, caterer, and other service providers to make your event a success! In addition, we may be able to provide volunteer support with event registration or general tasks.

Group Activities- In between games, why not enjoy area attractions? Tour the Smoky Hill Museum, The Garage, Rolling Hills Zoo, or SculptureTour! Want a group activity? Visit Salina can work with you to customize an itinerary that enhances your whole event with MORE FUN for the participants, their families, and spectators!

Marketing - We're here to supplement your marketing efforts. Allow us to put you in contact with local media, help plan PR events and promote your event on our social media pages and our SalinaAE calendar.

To plan your next sporting event in Salina, contact: Tiffany Benien, Sports & Events Manager (785) 827-9310 x130

Salina Sports Facility Guide
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Specific to sporting events, Visit Salina can place a button on the Salina 67401 App that can directly link your event details (schedules, brackets, sponsors, and more) giving your participants, spectators, and fans easy access to all the info they need while in Salina!

Salina has an excellent standard of living in a community with 48,000+ people. Salina is cited as one of the best places to raise kids.

Lodging Properties

Salina has more than 30 lodging properties creating ideal places to stay. Diverse amenities and price points create comfortable choices. More than 2,200 lodging rooms can accommodate participants, coaches, parents, families, officials, media, recruiters, and spectators.

Max Seating Capacity

Diverse meeting facilities can seat from 10 to 6,500. Whether you're looking for a small court, turfed field, or large arena, Salina has multiple indoor options for events. Outdoor venues are also plentiful, including more than 1,000 acres of parks systems, an aquatic park, baseball, softball and soccer field complexes, tennis courts, picnic areas, playgrounds, and more!

Dining Options

Local fare, national chains, fast-food, caterers, restaurants, breweries, pizza, grills and specialty selections, Salina has food and drinks for all tastes! Salina is home to 90+ dining establishments.

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Tony's Pizza Events Center

Tony's Pizza Events Center (TPEC)

800 The Midway • (785) 826-7200

Nicknamed Mid America's Meeting Place

The Tony's Pizza Events Center features a 30,000 sq.ft., 6500+ seat arena and can accommodate basketball, two courts for volleyball, rodeos, concerts, conventions, trade shows, and much more.


In addition to the arena, TPEC features Great Plains Manufacturing Convention Hall. The Hall offers 20,000 sq. ft. of column free space that can be halved or quartered to your specifications. This space can accommodate 2,000 people with staging and seating or host a banquet for up to 750 people. In-house catering can accommodate any all culinary needs.

Multiple rooms above the lobby at TPEC are perfect for meetings, luncheons, training sessions, or seminars. The rooms can be utilized individually, hosting up to 50 people in each or combined to form two large rooms enough for a group of 200. Each room contains screens and projectors built into the ceiling. Audio and visual aids can be synced to play in each room or separately. Includes wi-fi and internet capabilities.

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TPEC is home to the Semi-Pro Salina Liberty Indoor Football Team which was formed in 2015 and plays several games each Spring in the arena. Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) host several state championships at TPEC. Boys' and Girls' Wrestling and Basketball Tournaments happen each Spring, and Girls' Volleyball each Fall. TPEC also hosts various wrestling, dance and gymnastics events associated with private youth organizations.

The Salina Fieldhouse is a 68,000 sq. ft. indoor sports facility located in downtown Salina. The facility features several multi-purpose surfaces, including hardwood, synthetic and portable turf. Six total basketball courts can be cross lined to accommodate eight volleyball courts, one indoor regulation, or three small sided soccer fields. The facility also contains drop down batting and pitching tunnels as well as golf netting.

The Fieldhouse serves as host to league play, tournaments, team practices, camps, and clinics in multiple sports including basketball, soccer, football, wrestling, volleyball, baseball, softball, futsal, pickleball, dodgeball, cheer, dance, golf, and more! Local, regional and potentially national youth events, are a perfect fit for this venue.

Basketball Courts
Volleyball Courts Regulation Soccer Turf Drop Down Batting Cages Drop Down Pitching Tunnels Concession & Vendor Space Comfortable Lobby Meeting Areas 140 N. Fifth St. • (785) 833-2260
to the House!
Salina Fieldhouse # Salina Sports Facility Guide At A Glance

Dean Evans Stadium

Dean Evans Stadium

851 Markley Rd. • (785) 309-5765

The Greatest Show on Turf!

Dean Evans Stadium is Salina's premier baseball facility, and features a covered stadium with chairback & bleacher seating for approximately 800. It includes press box, digital scoreboard along with spacious patio areas where fans can bring their own chairs and find a unique place to watch the game.


Dean Evans is used by many baseball teams around Salina including Kansas Wesleyan University, local high schools, club, and travel teams. Dean Evans Stadium is also host to several tournaments including KSHSAA State Baseball Championship Tournaments and the traditional Kansas Grand Slam event each July.

In 2021, Baseball Enterprises renovated the stadium to include a fully turfed field, walkout dugouts, bullpens, an open patio, additional space with electrical for concession vendors. Improvements were completed in 2022. The field stays busy from March into late October annually.

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TheKWUCoyotesBaseballTeamplaystheir homegamesatDeanEvansStadium. Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) host annual baseball championships at Dean Evans Stadium each Spring. The Kansas Grand Slam Tournament is much anticipated event featuring 16+ high school age A & AA teams from throughout the Midwest each July.

Something for Everyone!

Bill Burke Park is Salina's main youth softball and baseball complex. Bill Burke Park features eight total baseball/softball diamonds, seven lighted, and one unlighted. The complex features a biking/jogging path, playground, picnic shelters and concession stand.

On the northeast side of Bill Burke Park is the Smoky Hill River. A fishing area is ideal for all ages. On the northwest side is Indian Rock Park, which is great for hiking and enjoying nature.

Several youth and high school tournaments, games and leagues are played seasonally starting in mid-March and ending in October.

Bill Burke Park truly has something for everyone! COMING Summer 2023! Infield Turf for all eight fields.

Bill Burke Park 1501 E. Crawford • (785) 833-2260 7 Baseball/Softball Lighted Diamonds 1 Baseball/Softball Diamond Biking/Jogging Paths Picnic Shelter Fishing Playground Adjacent to Indian Rock Park Adjacent to Oxbow Park Adjacent to Smoky Hill River At A Glance
Bill Burke Park # Salina Sports Facility Guide

Salina Stadium

Salina Stadium

Salina Central High School, U.S.D. 305

650 E. Crawford • (785) 309-3765


South & Central High School Football

South & Central High School Soccer

South & Central High School Track & Field

Youth CKFL (Central Kansas Football League)

KSHSAA State Football Championship

Are You Ready... for some FOOTBALL?!

Salina Stadium is located on the campus of Salina High School Central. The 4,200 seat, turf facility is home to both Salina High School Central and Salina High School South's football, soccer, and track and field teams.

The stadium features an LED video board and scoreboard, a multi-room press box with elevator access, multiple concession stands, and restrooms.

Salina Stadium hosts a KSHSAA State Football Championship annually on the Saturday following Thanksgiving Day.

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The Magnolia Soccer Complex is Salina's premier soccer facility. The complex features seven full-sized regulation fields (two lighted), a playground area, restrooms, concession, and parking. Two SculptureTour pieces are displayed near the entrance of the park. The artwork portrays action highlights of youth soccer, and serves as a compliment to the beautiful aesthetics of the park.

Home to local leagues, camps, and clinics, the Magnolia Soccer Complex is also host to youth and high school soccer tournaments.

Magnolia Soccer Complex

Magnolia Soccer Complex

2100 E. Magnolia• (785) 833-2260

At A Glance

Seven Regulation Fields (Two Lighted) Concession Stand


Playground Area

Shelter Area

Abundant Parking

Biking/Jogging Paths

Kickin' It! # Salina Sports Facility Guide

Graves Family Sports Complex / Mabee Arena at Kansas Wesleyan University

100 E. Claflin • (785) 827-5541


KWU Coyote Volleyball, Basketball, and Cheer & Dance

Kansas Basketball Coaches Association (KBCA) All-Star Games


Sharp Performance Top Prospect Combine

Home of the Coyotes: Established 1886

Kansas Wesleyan University is home to Graves Family Sports Complex, where Coyote football, soccer and track practice and compete year around. The complex includes Bissell Field with JRI Hospitality Stadium, a 2,000capacity stadium with seating and a press box. There is a complete track which is open to the public from 6a.m. to dusk, except during team practices and events. The facility also includes a practice field, tennis courts, and the St. Clair President's Pavilion.

KWU's Student Activities Center houses Mabee Arena and the adjacent Muir Gymnasium. Mabee Arena's seating capacity holds 1,500 and is home to KWU basketball, volleyball, and cheer & dance. This outstanding facility has been selected to host numerous KCAC post-season and championship events as well as high school and youth tournaments, camps and clinics.

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Located in the heart of Salina next to Tony’s Pizza Events Center, the Salina Tennis Center provides 12 premier hard courts for the community to utilize for tennis play. All courts are equipped with a state-of-the-art lighting system for late-night play. Other amenities include a lighted hitting wall, a sizeable shade pavilion located centrally on site, blended junior court lines, and water fountains with bottle fillers.

Tennis lessons, group clinics, and other community programs for all ages and levels will be provided during the operating season by the Salina Tennis Alliance. The facility will also host numerous tournaments, events, and mixers throughout the year of all levels.

At A Glance

12 lighted, laykold-surfaced hard courts

Lighted hitting wall

Blended junior court lines

Available for public usage

Restrooms and water fountains on site

Courts can be reserved in advance

Courts available for walk-on play, private lessons, group lessons, clinics, leagues, events, and tournaments

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Salina Tennis Center
Salina Tennis Center 805 The Midway• (785) 515-8938

Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus

The Experience Matters

The Student Life Center at Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus. The facility is home to student sports, clubs, community events and a hub of student activity. Memberships are available to all K-State alumni and community members which includes access to a full-size wood basketball court, cardiovascular area, free weights, racquet/handball court, aerobic fitness classes, indoor running track, pool table, and Cessna Lounge.

The Cessna Lounge in the Student Life Center is where to go for fun! It includes ping pong tables, air hockey table, pool table, vending machines, copy machine, comfortable lounge furniture, and a 58-inch television venue.

Adjacent to the Center is an outdoor netted Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Facility, perfect for test flights.

Basketball Court (1) Indoor Running Track Free Weights Racquetball/Handball Court Cardiovascular Area Yoga Area At A Glance 2310 Centennial • (785) 826-2672
# Salina Sports Facility Guide Kansas State
and Technology
Life Center
University Salina Aerospace
Campus Student

District Eat & Play and The Yard

The District Eat & Play

2259 S. Ninth St.• (785) 515-2329

More Fun!

The District Eat & Play: Eat. Play. Repeat - The District is your entertainment destination. The District has a large offering of grub and a huge menu of drinks. The District features an arcade, go-karts, other games, and is a great place to hold parties and events.

The Yard: This indoor & outdoor baseball and softball training facility features five full-size batting cages, 12 functional hitting areas, a full-sized, open-air, outdoor covered turf infield, and an indoor pitching building with 5 designated pitching bullpens. Camps, clinics, simulation tracking programs and one-on-one training takes place year-around. The facility is structured to improve players of all levels. Memberships are available, but you don’t have to be a member to participate in the camps and other developmental events held at The Yard.

The Yard

138 S. Fourth St. • (785) 201-9287

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The Alley and Sky Trampoline Park

Team Fun!

The Alley: Located in downtown Salina, The Alley is a great entertainment venue featuring 28 lanes of bowling and the largest arcade in central Kansas. Hologate-the virtual reality game-laser tag, 50+ arcade games, and Cosmic bowling provide a must try entertainment experience. On-site, AJs Sports Grill provides great eats and treats, and is known for the 29" Dome Pizza, which feeds 11 to 14 people. The Alley is open for groups including birthday parties and private/corporate events.

Sky Trampoline Park: Sky is a full-fledged family entertainment venue offering a family environment where the mission is all about FUN, and more FUN! If jumping is not your thing there's a world class ninja course, foam pits, gymnastics training, birthday party packages, arcade, and more! So much fun, you won't know what to do first!

Sky Trampoline Park & Gymnastics 1820 S. Ninth St. • (785) 491-1118 The Alley 115 E. Ash St. • (785) 515-2565
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Street Address  Salina, KS 67401 (unless noted) Contact Phone Contact E‐mail

JRI Hospitality Stadium with track,  turfed football and soccer field,  tennis courts, and premier  pressbox

Gymnasium, indoor track, fitness  center, racquetball court, adjacent  to outdoor baseball/softball field,  and UAS netted facility

The area's largest aquatic park  featuring thrill rides, slides, waves,  lap pool, and more

Fishing, biking, camping, RV sites,  cabins, and other amenities

Nature observatory and Discovery  Center with fishing, disc golf  course, walking trails, archery  range, and canoe rentals

football    soccer    track    tennis 3,000 

Swimming, camping, paintball,  paddle boating with recreational  area surrounding lake

Versatile space for social events,  classes, meetings



1800 S. Marymount Rd. (785) 827‐8585

fitness 18 hole

2320 Centennial Rd. (785) 826‐2674 racquetbal l

Graves Family Sports  Complex at Kansas  Wesleyan University      (pg 10)

GreatLife Golf & Fitness

Kansas State University  Salina Aerospace and  Technology Campus       (pg 11)

701 Kenwood Park Dr. (785) 826‐7430 




biking    fishing

1109 W. Diamond Dr.  (785) 827‐3182

Kenwood Cove Aquatic  Park

fishing    disc golf    walking

paintball    swimming    fishing

Lakewood Discovery  Center

701 Bishop St. (785) 342‐2986

Lakeside Recreational  Park

Lamone's LLC

IndoorOutdoor Concession
Facility Arena
100 E. Claflin (785) 827‐5541
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18‐hole golf course with superb  landscaping and challenging layout,  fitness center and clubhouse with  patio; Semi‐private
basketball    volleyball     1,400
KOA of Salina  Campground
205 Lakewood Dr.  (785) 667‐5795
1288 E. Lapsley Rd., Assaria, KS  (785) 667‐5795



Concession  Options


Focus  SportsCapacity

Street Address  Salina, KS 67401 (unless noted)

Located in KWU's Activity Center,  Mabee Arena has a 1,500 seat  capacity and is home to Coyote  basketball, volleyball, cheer and  dance teams. Adjacent to Mabee is  Muir Gymnasium.  The facilities  host numerous po st‐season and  championship events as well as  high school clinics, showcases, and  tournament events.

Large out d oor green space w i t h lighted tennis courts, 2  playgrounds, and the Eric Stein  Stage. Home to the Smoky Hill  River Festival ( June) and KKOA  Leadsled Spectacular (July)

Indoor tennis facility with 2 full  tennis courts; Membership  required

Exercise equipment and fitness  instructors; Caters to novice and  casual gym users

Contact Phone Contact E‐mail



100 E. Claflin (785) 827‐5541

730 Oakdale Dr. (785) 309‐5765

Mabee Arena and Muir  Gymnasium at Kansas  Wesleyan University      (pg 10)

Oakdale Park

2012 S. Ohio St. (785) 914‐4182 

The Pines Tennis Park


football    basketball    volleyball

234 E. Cloud St. (785) 827‐4422

650 E. Crawford St. (785) 530‐3500


Planet Fitness

Sacred Heart Jr./Sr. High  School

2101 E. Country Club Rd. (785) 827‐6131

Salina Central Tennis  Complex  


Salina Country Club Golf

basketball    volleyball    cheer    dance 
tennis    fishing
551 S. Holmes Rd. 785‐827‐0388
Parochial school with gymnasium  and football practice field on  campus. T‐ball fields also available
Gated complex with 8 courts
18‐hole golf course, known for  superb landscaping and challenging  layout, pro‐shop and clubhouse;  Private with reciprocal agreements

Street Address  Salina, KS 67401 (unless noted)


Hunting, golf, and swimming lodge

Vast building downtown includes a  ballroom that can host special  events in addition to many  versatile spaces

This indoor & outdoor baseball and  softball training facility features  five full‐size batting cages, 12  functional hitting areas, a full‐sized,  open air outdoor covered turf  infield, pitching building with  bullpens. Host camps, clinics,  simulation tracking programs, one‐ on‐one training, and more.  Memberships available

29,000 sq.ft. of floor space with  6,500+ seats in Arena; Adjacent is  an additional 10,000 sq.ft. open  floor space and meeting rooms.  Host to sporting events, trade  shows, conventions, concerts,  events. Home of the Liberty Indoor  Football Team

USD #305 owns several facilities  including Salina Stadium, Central  High Tennis Complex, and South  High Softball Complex


Contact Phone Contact E‐mail

10372 E. Cloud, Solomon, KS (785) 493‐1560


South 40 Lodge

124 S. Santa Fe Ave. (785) 827‐8473


336 S. Santa Fe Ave. (785) 201‐3132

dance 




basketball    volleyball    wrestling    roller  derby

138 S. 4th St. (785) 201‐9287

Tamara Howe School of  Dance

The Temple & Salina  Innovation Foundation

800 The Midway (785) 826‐7200

The Yard  (pg 12)

Tony's Pizza Events  Center  (pg 4)

(785) 309‐4712

USD #305 School  Facilities

SportsCapacity IndoorOutdoor
Concession  Options 
Dance studio
baseball    softball
29,000  sq.ft.
football    softball    tennis


Caters mostly to families, church,  or civic organizations. Facilities  include sleeping rooms, meeting  rooms, dining areas, recreational  facilities, gymnasium, and large  areas of open space where you can  just get away from it all. Come and  enjoy God’s wonderful world in the  retreat setting of Webster  Conference Center.

Facility Street Address  Salina, KS 67401 (unless noted) Contact Phone Contact E‐mail Focus  SportsCapacity IndoorOutdoor Concession  Options Arena
Webster Conference  Center 2602 N. Ohio St. (785) 827‐6565

Welcome to Salina!

Whether you're familiar with Salina, or are first discovering our community, you'll be impressed with this city's services, facilities and especially the people.

Uniqueattractions include a world class zoo and wildlife museum, art galleries, historical museums, live theatres, recreation and fun centers. Shopping opportunities are abundant at specialty shops, retail centers and an indoor mall. Salina's many venues provide a place for year round events that create plentiful and diverse entertainment.


Downtown Salina

Golf Courses

Kenwood Cove Aquatics Park (Summer)

Rolling Hills Zoo

Prairie Lavender Farm

Salina Art Center & Cinema

Salina Community Theatre

SculptureTour and other Public Art

Sky Trampoline Park

Smoky Hill Museum

Stiefel Theatre

The Alley Entertainment Center

The District Eat & Play

The Garage

The Yard Yesteryear Museum more, more, more!

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