Holmgren Athletic Complex

 

North Park University's most frequently used outdoor athletic venue features permanent seating for 3,000 with quality spectator amenities, a distinctive home-field advantage, and outstanding game and practice venues for five sports:

  • baseball
  • football
  • men's soccer
  • women's soccer
  • softball

Completed in 2004, the Holmgren Complex is one of the most versatile, well-engineered, all-weather outdoor complexes in the Midwest. Holmgren is named after Super Bowl champion head coach Mike Holmgren and his family, who have been great North Park University supporters. The complex is one tangible element of their family legacy here.

An industry-leading synthetic surface, FieldTurf, provides the highest-quality (and injury-reducing) game and practice opportunities in virtually all weather conditions. FieldTurf is the industry name in injury-reducing synthetic athletic surfaces. Viking baseball and softball benefit directly from the FieldTurf, among only a handful of teams nationally that play and practice on artificial turf. The surface at the Holmgren Complex allows athletes to take the field in weather that is impossible with a natural grass surface.

With nearly an acre of playing surface, Holmgren offers the Viking football team ample space for position breakdown and instruction. The complex allows Viking teams to play for a large and passionate fan base, with seating for 3,000 right up close to the action on the field.

In the summer of 2018, the playing surface was completely redone with state-of-the-art FieldTurf, replacing all areas that originally had dirt (both softball and baseball pitching areas, bullpens, and home plate areas for both baseball and softball).

 

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