VOTE NOW FOR THE BEST OF ORLANDO® 2021!

Monday, February 1, 2016

Orlando City to build new training center in Lake Nona

Posted By on Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 10:34 AM

click image PHOTO VIA ORLANDO CITY SOCCER CLUB
Orlando City Soccer Club announced a partnership with Lake Nona Friday to build a 23-acre training facility expected to open in 2017. 

click image PHOTO VIA ORLANDO CITY SOCCER CLUB
The new center will be in the Lake Nona Sports Innovation & Performance District next to the U.S. Tennis Association’s National Campus that's currently under construction, according to a news release.



The privately financed project will include six practice pitches, training and fitness facilities, player’s clubhouse, locker rooms, film rooms, offices, and an injury prevention and rehabilitation center. OCSC currently trains at the Sylvan Lake Training Center in Seminole County, and after the center in Lake Nona is built, it will be used by the Orlando Pride, the release says. 

“This development in Lake Nona is another great example of the Club’s expanding footprint, and the resulting economic benefit, throughout Central Florida,” says OCSC president Phil Rawlins in a statement. “It complements the construction of our new home in downtown Orlando, and provides our MLS and USL teams with a great training facility also featuring a host of synergistic amenities in Lake Nona. We are thankful for this partnership with Tavistock and Lake Nona, who have been longtime supporters of Orlando City and the sport of soccer, and we look forward to a successful, championship future together." 

Tags: , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

May 5, 2021

View more issues

Calendar

© 2021 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation