West Texas Community Gathers to Celebrate Cyclone Ballparks Grand Opening
14 Oct, 2021
The newest destination for elite baseball and softball events in West Texas, Cyclone Ballparks, officially opened its doors on August 28th of this year. With a celebration, Cyclone Ballparks, operated by Sports Facilities Management welcomed families, players and city dignitaries to a celebration at the ballpark. Now officially open, the complex has hosted more than 150 teams and their families for baseball tournaments and other events and has a packed schedule for the remainder of the year including their first concert, the Texas Tejano Showcase on October 23rd, where they will feature Pecos’ Top performers of Tejano.
The keys to Cyclone Ballparks were gifted to Pecos Mayor, David Flores by the facility’s General Manager, Cathy Garcia. He was chosen to throw the first pitch at the Championship Field to officiate the opening ceremony and welcomed guests to enjoy all that Cyclone Ballparks has to offer. “This is an exciting time for the Pecos Community, having this new facility will allow us to showcase the people of our town. It was an honor to throw the first pitch. It made me feel like a young player again. Can’t wait to see all the ball players do the same here at Cyclone!” shared the Mayor.
With excitement in her eyes, Garcia, said “I look forward to bringing out the best of what our team will be able to provide to the young athletes and parents that will enjoy an exhilarating time at our facility. It was an honor to see this come together for our community.”
Holly Jarocki, Director of the project also shared in the excitement. “Seeing the community enjoying the Ballpark the way it was intended, brings joy to my heart and a sense of fulfillment. I’m looking forward to watching many games being played on our fields.” said Jarocki.
“We operate amazing complexes across the country, and we are confident Cyclone will be a success. The leadership in the Town of Pecos City is investing in the future of the community through sports” added John Gullion, SFC Account Executive.
Cyclone Ballparks offers 5 synthetic turf fields, onsite concessions, shade structures for spectators, grandstand with press box, batting cages, pitching tunnels and onsite parking. The Park is intended to draw as many as 20,000 visitors to the fields in year one alone who will, in turn, provide local spending in hotels, restaurants, and attractions in Pecos and west Texas.
About Cyclone Ballparks: Cyclone Ballparks, located in Pecos, TX, is a member of the SFM Network, the nation’s largest and fastest growing network of sports facilities and is operated by the industry-leader in outsourced operations, Sports Facilities Companies. Cyclone Ballparks is the newest destination for elite baseball and softball events from across the Southwestern United States. At the ballparks, you will find premium turf fields, excellent hospitality, and a quality experience at any event. To learn more about us, visit playpecos.com