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Visit My Smokies Announces New Facility for Sporting Events in Gatlinburg

February 19, 2014 Destination North America No Comments Email Email

For sports enthusiasts, there is no better news than the opening of a new home for events. Visit My Smokies, the premier website for Smoky Mountain lodging, announced a new sporting events facility geared toward children, Rocky Top Sports World, in Gatlinburg, TN.

“Rocky Tops Sports World has a goal of transforming sporting events in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains,” said a spokesperson for Visit My Smokies. “This will be the premier place to host championships and tournament events.”

The 86,000 square foot facility will feature seven outdoor fields, twelve volleyball courts and an indoor climbing wall.

Scheduled to open in summer of 2014, Rocky Top Sports World rests on 80 acres in central Gatlinburg near the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and it is equipped to fit the needs of any athlete. The nearly completed sports facility will be home to a total of seven fields and a more than 86,000 square foot indoor facility.

Visit My Smokies states the facility will be able to house six youth basketball courts, twelve volleyball courts, and fourteen youth soccer fields, as well as a championship football stadium with seating up to 1,500 fans.

The indoor facilities are configurable to all indoor sports, including volleyball, wrestling and martial arts. Three private team rooms are on the property, as well as floor level and aerial viewing areas. Also on site are an indoor, outdoor cafe and merchandise retail area. Outside, there are seven lighted, full-sized outdoor fields with state-of-the-art synthetic turf.

With competitive track and field capabilities and an indoor climbing wall, Rocky Top Sports World is equipped for outdoor and indoor sporting events of all kinds. Visit My Smokies proudly states that the exciting feature of the new event’s facility is their capability to configure for any type of teen or children’s athletic event.

Visit My Smokies is the premier travel resource for Smoky Mountain visitors. Offering new information aboutGatlinburg events, attractions and restaurants, the travel directory has everything a vacationing family needs to plan a mountain getaway.

Established in 2009, Visit My Smokies is the premier Great Smoky Mountain destination lodging website. The program is owned by Sevier County, Tenn., and developed to build revenue, through the promotion of travel and tourism, in relation to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville area lodging, attractions, dining and shopping. All offices are located at: 125 Court Ave., Suite 102 E, Sevierville, TN 37862.

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