The Preston Hood Athletic Complex is Open!
On Saturday, March 5th, 2016, the City of Fort Walton Beach hosted the grand opening of the Preston Hood Athletic Complex, located at 132 Jet Drive NW. The opening of the complex follows the completion of the Fort Walton Beach Recreation Center, which opened its doors to the public in June 2015.
The athletic complex was made possible by the generous $250,000 sponsorship from business and community leader, Mr. Preston Hood, who—along with State Representative Matt Gaetz, Mayor Mike Anderson, several FWB City Council members, and other local leadership—was on hand to cut the ribbon. The group was also joined by the Preston Hood team, City Recreation staff, and several of the City’s young athletes for the ribbon cutting, symbolizing true community representation and effort.
And while the City continues work on some of the projects within the complex, we are excited to introduce the following features and upgrades to City athletic offerings, including:
5 baseball fields
3 soccer fields
2 softball fields
1-mile walking path
Stay tuned for more information and be sure to stop by the Fort Walton Beach Recreation Center or call us at (850) 833-9576 for membership information or a tour!