Looking for a New Destination for Your Youth Baseball Tournament? | Sports Destination Management

Looking for a New Destination for Your Youth Baseball Tournament?

Jun 13, 2018
Check out Coleman Park in Athens, Texas. Centrally located, simple, charming and efficient…Athens is the perfect location for your next major event!

Located in the charming town of Athens, known as the “gateway to East Texas,” Coleman Park is the destination for youth baseball park in Athens, Texas. Located just 75 miles from Dallas, Athens is the perfect location for your tournament. With recent improvements including a renovated concession stand, new brick dug outs and backstops, new netting and remodeled restrooms, Coleman Park is an ideal, centrally located East Texas facility that will take your tournament to the next level. Come play ball with us!

Home to the Athens Teenage Baseball Association, Coleman Park hosts games throughout the year and focuses on family friendly fun! For several years, Dixie League State Tournaments have been held at Coleman Park, and the Dixie Baseball 7U, 9U, and Majors State Championships will be held in Athens on June 30th – July 3rd and July 7th-10th. Coleman Park also offers a children’s play area equipped with playground equipment perfect for little brother or little sister to enjoy as well as a pavilion that is open year-round for park patrons to utilize.

There have even been quite a few recent improvements to the park that only further enhance the atmosphere. A newly renovated concession stand will keep anyone’s hunger and thirst at bay, with plenty of snacks and treats to make a day at the ballpark a great one. Brand new brick dugouts and backstops were added and new netting was installed, leaving the park with a fresh new look that you just have to see in person. The restrooms were also remodeled when the changes were being made, so every family present can count on cleanliness since it is a number-one priority!

With all of the amenities needed for a weekend away from home, Athens has the feel of a small southern town, but is equipped with everything you need to make your stay unforgettable. With plenty of activities for the entire family to enjoy before and after the games, Athens is an ideal location for a weekend getaway.  

From the great outdoors to burgers and brews, Athens has fun for the whole family. With a variety of family-friendly destinations like the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, East Texas Arboretum and Botanical Society, Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex and more, you’re sure to embark on an activity that will satisfy the entire family! Wine and craft beer lovers will enjoy four local wineries in and around Athens and a new craft brewery in the heart of downtown Athens.

Downtown offers shopping, art galleries, the Henderson County Historical Museum and more. Just recently completed, check out The Texan: A Landmark Venue where this summer you can check out a Summer Concert Series featuring some of the top names in country music. Check out local bands: South of Disorder, Kadie Lynn (as seen on America’s Got Talent) and the Tanner Sparks Band on June 23rd, country music recording artist Darryl Worley at a FREE Grand Opening event on July 3rd, and Texas Country/Americana singer-songwriter Hayes Carll on July 21st. Get all concert and ticket information at www.thetexanathens.com.

Athens has several wonderful accommodation options. Whether you’re looking for a quaint stay at a locally owned bed and breakfast, or just need a familiar place to rest your head following a long day of baseball, Athens has a hotel that will meet your needs. With some of the best customer service you’ll find anywhere, these local folks are ready to take your reservation! Check out our website at www.athenstx.gov/visitors/stay for more information and a full listing of Bed and Breakfasts/Hotels.

For more information on the City of Athens, things to do or Coleman Park, please visit www.athenstx.gov, call City Hall at 903.675.5131 or e-mail info@athenstx.gov.

We look forward to having you here in Athens, a hidden gem in East Texas!

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