CHATTANOOGA SPORTS COMMITTEE
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Chattanooga, set along the Tennessee River in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, is a vibrant metropolitan community that boasts breathtaking scenic beauty of its surrounding natural resources.
- Hiwassee, Ocoee, Chickamauga and Sequatchie – waters that offer fishing, rowing tubing, Dragon Boat racing, flat water and whitewater paddling and whitewater rafting
- Over 150 miles of hiking trails within a 15-minute drive of downtown
- More than 100 miles of singletrack trails for more experienced bike riders and numerous off road parks and greenways for beginning bikers and families
- A wide variety of public and private developed campgrounds, offering tent camping, yurts, cabins and RV camping
- More than 7,000 caves, all within an hour of downtown
- Lookout Mountain’s incline railway, Ruby Falls waterfall and Rock City, all of which feature sweeping views, sandstone formations, etc.
Chattanooga is one of the South’s top travel destinations, recently named one of the “Top 45 Places to Go” in the World by the New York Times.
Camp Jordan Arena / Sports Complex
Camp Jordan Arena and sports plex has over 27,000 square feet of exhibition space. The arena is 34,000 square feet and seats over 4,000 people. Camp Jordan has 9 soccer fields, and 13 baseball/softball fields, and a disc golf course as well. The facility features heating, air conditioning and the proper space to host a variety of events. The area is big enough to hold more than 1,000 cars for parking.
The Champions Club Tennis Complex, open to the public, features 26 hard courts, a 6,000 square foot clubhouse with lockers, showers, viewing areas, and pro-shop.
Champions Club serves as an exciting destination for national, regional, and state tennis tournaments that bring an estimated $2.9 million to the area each year.
Chattanooga Convention Center
The Chattanooga Convention Center combines incomparable service, modern amenities and a prime location that make meetings, conventions and events unforgettable. With 100,000 square feet of column-free exhibit space, 21 meeting rooms and 19,000 square feet of divisible ballroom space on one level, the Convention Center can accommodate functions of any size. It is one of the nation’s top 10 green convention centers and features in-house catering service headed by an award-winning chef. It was the first convention center in the country to incorporate a Farm to Table program.
Chester Frost Park
Beautiful campground is located within a 280-acre lakefront park on a peninsula island. Chester Frost County Park contains a power boat launch, boat docks and ramps, a swimming beach, fishing piers, group picnic facilities, an indoor pavilion and a developed campground for RV, tent and group camping on the shores of Chickamauga Lake. Operated by Hamilton County, the facility hosts fishing tournaments, competitive events and the annual Hamilton County Fair.
Conveniently located downtown, Finley Stadium is Chattanooga’s largest venue. For sporting events or concerts, Finley Stadium can accommodate up to 22,000 people.
- Electric Shuttle and CARTA bus service available
- Scenic views of Lookout Mountain
- 2,000 parking spaces
- Permanent VIP/Skybox capacity of 548
- Meeting Rooms
- Catering in-house
- Casual dining “Stadium Club” seats 200-250
- Full-time staff of professionals to assist in coordinating your event
In 2008, Warner Park’s softball area received an exciting upgrade with the complete renovation of the softball fields, addition of new concession areas, seating, picnic areas, and modern playing facilities. The new Warner Park Softball Complex is located in Warner Park 3 miles from downtown Chattanooga and provides championship level quality softball facilities for national, regional, and local tournaments, showcases, and league play every weekend from February to November. The softball complex is popular not only for its great amenities, visitors can also enjoy the new Chattanooga Zoo Welcome Center, the Warner Park Pool, available in the summer, Jim Frost Stadium, the Warner Park Tennis Courts, and the Chattanooga Fitness Center which are in close proximity to the softball complex.
McKenzie Arena is the the primary basketball venue for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, holding more than 11,000 people. The arena is also used for concerts, monster truck shows, the circus, and many other events that requires a large event space.
Newly renovated park across from the TN Aquarium featuring a river pier, marina, natural amphitheatre and the Chattanooga Green which can be used for small festivals, concerts, and for park users to enjoy a great view of the river.
There is also a public boat landing area available at Ross’s Landing.
Summit of Softball
The City of Chattanooga’s newest softball facility, the Summit of Softball Complex, is an 83 acre park, located off I-75 between the Collegedale and Ooltewah exits north of the city. This exciting complex has 8 state of the art playing fields divided over 3 color coded areas. The complex contains concession areas, restrooms, shaded viewing areas, shaded bleachers, and picnic facilities.