Downey’s latest sports activities advanced – The Downey Patriot – is now open

DOWNEY – Over the weekend, L.A. County Supervisor Janice Hahn supplied remarks and lower the ribbon on the Rancho Los Amigos Sports activities Advanced, a brand new $12.5 million athletic area advanced positioned on 5 acres on the previous South Rancho campus in southwest Downey.

The sports activities advanced contains three multi-purpose lighted sports activities fields of various sizes and a 3,000 sq. foot help constructing with places of work, restrooms, storage and a concession stand. Sports activities fields encompass soccer/soccer measurement, AYSO 12 measurement area and AYSO 8 measurement area.

Sports activities fields are made from artificial grass, which permits for higher use than pure grass and requires minimal upkeep with no use for watering.

Supervisor Hahn’s workplace contributed $10 million to the mission, with the town of Downey contributing the remaining $2.5 million. Building was managed by the Los Angeles County Division of Public Works.

Town of Downey leases the lot — which takes up 5 acres of an unused portion of Rancho Los Amigos’ south campus — from the county for $1 a yr and covers its working prices.

“Collectively, we have turned an empty lot into one thing nice that the group can really use and luxuriate in,” Hahn mentioned. “This new sports activities advanced will probably be such a particular place for kids, mother and father, pals and teammates to play and luxuriate in time collectively for many years to return.”

“This advanced is a superb new useful resource for the residents of this neighborhood and our complete metropolis, and it was made attainable by our wonderful partnership with Supervisor Hahn and the County Division of Public Works,” added Downey Mayor Blanca Pacheco. “I stay up for welcoming the Downey households right here.”

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