The complex will include both indoor and outdoor facilities for athletes and coaches.
AURORA, Colo. — Aurora Public Schools was awarded a $10M gift by the Children’s Opportunity Foundation (COF) to build an enhanced baseball and softball complex at Aurora Central High School, it was announced on Wednesday.
COF is a non-profit based in Denver that is “dedicated to improving the lives of children all over the world,” according to a press release.
The state-of-the art facility will include both indoor and outdoor practice fields, a training facility, a learning center and administrative offices. The money will also be used to add lights to the existing softball field, turf field and track.
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“We consider athletics to be an important part of the educational process and an important component of leadership development,” said Dwight Richins, COF Vice Chairman in the release. “Our hope is that the school and community will use this first-class facility to enhance what has been done in regards to athletics and facilities so that the pursuit of excellence can continue in the years ahead.”
A press conference was held on Wednesday morning to discuss the project further, and you can watch it here.
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