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Prairie Ridge Sports Complex
Ankeny is an active, sports-minded community that supports many leisure activities. In the early 90’s a group lobbied for a youth sports complex. Their concept was good but the timing was off. The trigger for the project was the need for the Little League program to vacate its existing facilities. In 1998 a bond issue was held to vote on a tax increase to build the complex. The vote was 60/40 against the tax increase. The City Council offered another financing option. The City would put up $3 million of hotel/motel tax dollars if $1.5 million could be raised privately. The Ankeny community stepped up raising the $1.5 million in nine months. Bids were let in February 2000. Construction of the $4.5 million project began in April and finished in October 2000. The project was built to provide fields for Ankeny youth in local competitive league play and to attract sports tourism to our community.
Location & Directions
The Prairie Ridge Sports Complex is located at 1510 NW Ash Dr.
Coming from I-35 go west on 1st street until you reach Ash Drive. Go north (right) on Ash Drive. The complex will be on your left hand side. Parking lots can be entered from the east and north.
Last updated: 2/28/2012 10:45:04 AM