University of Virginia
Softball Facility Expansion
Plans are underway to expand the team-support facilities and fan amenities for the University of Virginia Softball Facility located at The Park at North Grounds. This project is based on the UVA athletics department’s goal to build and maintain the highest quality facilities in the country with the purpose of attracting and developing the best student-athletes to the University annually. This facility will also further strengthen team culture and enhance UVA softball’s competitive presence in the ACC and on the national stage.
The main focus of this project is to enhance the capacity for player development by constructing an indoor practice facility that includes two batting tunnels. In addition, this facility will include player lockers, coaching offices, administrative support space and a lounge for players. It will create a more pronounced entry for the Softball Facility from North Grounds and provide easier stadium access for student-athletes, staff and fans from the nearest parking area adjacent to The Park intramural fields.
These additions will help create a dynamic area for players and coaches that will emphasize softball’s home at The Park. Upgrades to the grandstands to benefit the spectator experience will also take place. This project is currently in the process of securing an architect/engineer through a University Request for Proposal.
This project will be funded with donor contributions. Naming opportunities for this project will be published at a later date. Please contact the Virginia Athletics Foundation at 800-626-8723 / 434-982-5555 to invest in the future of Virginia Softball and help us with this expansion plan.
Anticipated cost: $8-$10 million