Starion Sports Complex Opening Day!

September 29, 2017

MANDAN, N.D. — The Starion Sports Complex, located at 111 Old Red Trail NE, will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, September 29 at 11:30am. The celebration will continue at 4pm–6pm with tailgating events before the Mandan Braves kick-off against Legacy at 6:30pm.

The Starion Sports Complex will be home to Mandan Braves hockey, football, track and field and Dakota Star gymnastics. Starion Sports Complex boasts several unique areas within the 84,000 square foot building including over 450 paved parking spaces, 8 locker rooms, a dryland skate training room, dual use concessions, press box, office space and a Mandan Park skate rental location.

The complex features two sheets of ice, Schwan Cadillac Rink (competitive rink) and the Schwan Buick GMC Rink (practice rink). The Cadillac Rink has seating for 1,000 people, and the Buick GMC Rink will have 150 seats using portable bleachers. The concourse features glazed glass windows that offer a view to both rinks. The Schwan Cadillac Community Room allows space for approximately 50 people, is equipped with a kitchenette and overlooks the Cadillac Rink.

The Leon House Track and Starion Sports Complex field will have 2,000 permanent seats. The turf football field is NCAA certified, which allows other user groups to utilize the field. The track includes eight lanes for events, along with field space for pole vault, long jump and throwing events.

The Dakota Star Gymnastic facility has space for vaults, bars, beams and floor space. Other attributes include an in-ground trampoline and an in-ground tumble track. The gymnastics facility will have seating for 250 people. The Dakota Star Gymnastics facility is scheduled to open in late October.

Starion Sports Complex enables Mandan to provide more recreational opportunities for all ages and improve the overall quality of life. Mandan Park and Recreation’s goal has been to encourage a progressive community, attract new businesses, offer a common sense of pride for our community and make a difference for our youth. Thank you to the Mandan community for helping make the Starion Sports Complex a reality!

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