Liberty City Council has approved a 5-year naming rights sponsorship with Capitol Federal® for Liberty Parks & Rec’s sports complex.
Formerly known as Fountain Bluff Sports Complex, the nationally recognized facility will be renamed Capitol Federal® Sports Complex of Liberty. The facility has been a premier sports complex in Liberty and the Northland since June 2002 and has hosted state, regional and national baseball and softball tournaments.
The naming rights sponsorship comes on the heels of a nearly $4 million renovation of the facility’s 9 baseball/softball fields that involved the installation of full synthetic turf in:
AstroTurf synthetic turf installed by Mid-America Sports Construction
Capitol Federal® Sports Complex is the first public baseball/softball turf facility in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Already a popular venue for youth and adult leagues tournaments, the facility traditionally brings 200,000+ visitors to Liberty each year. With turf, the playing season will be extended, bringing even more even more tournaments and teams to Liberty.
Opened in June 2002 as Fountain Bluff Sports Complex, this multi-million dollar facility offers various sporting events on the 146-acre site. In addition to the recently turfed baseball/softball fields,the complex also includes six grass, regulation sized soccer fields, 8 stocked ponds that are used to irrigate the fields; more than 2 miles of walking/jogging trails; playgrounds; and concession stands. Various historical markers are placed throughout the site commemorating past events that have taken place on the site.