The Land Sports Complex

The Land Sports and Recreation Complex celebrates groundbreaking

On March 27, the City of Saraland, Alabama, hosted a ceremony to officially break ground on The Land Sports & Recreation Complex. Community members, local officials and project partners attended to celebrate the new state-of-the-art facility.

Once completed, The Land will feature cutting-edge sports fields, hard courts, multipurpose event spaces, an indoor recreation center, a family entertainment center and numerous amenities for various sports and recreational activities.

“We are incredibly excited to officially break ground on The Land,” said City of Saraland Mayor Howard Rubenstein. “Our goal is to provide Saraland with a first-rate facility that will greatly expand recreational opportunities for all residents. I’m proud to call Saraland home, and The Land will only elevate our community as a wonderful location to live, work, and play.”

The 78,000-square-foot facility will offer four basketball courts; eight regulation-size collegiate volleyball courts; 12 pickleball courts; an indoor track; fitness center; family entertainment center; and adaptable event spaces complete with food and beverage amenities. The expansive outdoor venue will include five multipurpose fields for football, soccer, field hockey and lacrosse; eight baseball and softball diamonds, including a 400-foot regulation-size field; three tennis courts; three beach volleyball courts; six pickleball courts; a disc golf course; an outdoor trail; and full-service concessions.

The outdoor fields and ball diamonds are anticipated to open in fall 2024, while the entire complex, including the indoor recreation center, is projected to open in spring 2025.