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Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

7 Feb, 2020


Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. We’ve rounded up the top seven reasons why your team should play in Edmond, Oklahoma!

Located at the crossroads of I-35 and historic Highway 66 in the heart of Oklahoma. Edmond is just a quick 30-minute drive from Will Rogers World Airport and within 15 miles of the Guthrie-Edmond Regional Airport. Dedicated bike lanes and trail systems provide a route and safe passage for those who ride or walk.

Experience Edmond off the court. Edmond invites visitors to dine, drink, shop, see, play and stay. Edmond offers various arts and entertainment experiences and endless recreational possibilities suited for group activities or solo outings. Live like a local and join in a community event or street festival. Make a day of it at our multiplex theatre leisure center with bowling, arcade games, and full bar. Catch a performance at a world-class performing arts auditorium or an intimate live music performance. Experience Arcadia Lake with a hike, a round of disc golf, picnic or hit the water by kayak, canoe, or stand up paddleboard. Edmond’s shopping ranges from unique and eclectic to high-end and on trend. You won’t find a parking meter in Edmond! All Edmond hotels and attractions offer free parking. Rest assured, Edmond is rated as one of the safest cities in the state and country.

The Edmond Tennis Center will be a premier facility for the region with 24 outdoor and six indoor courts.Built with abundant locker room space and fitness rooms, the facility can handle events of all sizes. The comfort of spectators is a priority with meeting rooms, observation deck, and a pro shop. The Edmond Tennis Center is set to open in April 2020.

Offering opportunities for all abilities. Edmond’s University of Central Oklahoma is home to the Paralympic Training Site including the U.S. Men and Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team and training for archery, powerlifting, volleyball and track and field. UCO also hosts the Endeavor Games, an adaptive sports competition for professional and leisure participants held each year in early June.

The Lazy E Arena, just minutes from Edmond, is the largest multi-purpose indoor facility in the world with capacity for 2,000 stalls. Think outside the rodeo: Lazy E is equipped to host expos, cheer and dance competitions, ArenaCross, as well as other open format sporting events. Enjoy a safe, family friendly environment with equidistance to Edmond.

Capacity for tournaments and events of all sizes. Edmond offers a plethora of options with the Edmond Soccer Club, Edmond All-Sports, the Mitch Park Complex, the Edmond Aquatic Center, A.C. Caplinger Fields, Edmond Route 66 Park, Lacrosse Fields, and Edmond Racquet Club, to name a few. With ever-improving existing sports facilities and planning for new development. Edmond has nearly 1,000 hotel rooms equipped with meeting spaces and dining options.

Edmond has exceptional golf courses just waiting “fore” you! Enjoy two courses, Golf Club of Edmond and Kickingbird Golf Club, that are open to the public. Edmond is also home to Oak Tree National and Oak Tree Country Club. Our golf courses are equipped for groups seeking leisure or for large scale tournaments.

Edmond is eager to host your sporting event! Contact Visit Edmond at visitorinfo@visitedmondok.com or 405-341-4344. We’ll make planning a breeze.

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