Nowhere is Frisco’s sense of collaboration more evident than in the wealth and diversity of first-class sports facilities across this North Texas city, spread among professional franchises, the Frisco Independent School District (ISD), the city’s Parks & Recreation Department, private enterprise and public-private partnerships.
The City of Frisco, the Frisco ISD, the Economic Development Corp., and the Community Development Corp., have built partnerships with major sports franchises such as the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars, FC Dallas, Texas Legends and the Frisco RoughRiders, along with private enterprises, such as the PIT+ and Texas Ford Aquatics. The result has been an unparalleled span of world-class facilities that are used at every level of sports, from the pros to high school to tournament leagues.
Across the city, there are clustered facilities for baseball and softball. There are spaces for outsized basketball and volleyball tournaments. Residents and visitors can find sheets of ice for hockey and figure skating. Frisco even hosts Olympic swimming.
There’s room for football and cheerleading and bands and lacrosse. There’s space for marathons and skateboard competitions. And an abundance of fields to accommodate even the most soccer-mad tournaments.
There’s even talk of cricket pitches.
“Frisco is a special place,” said Rick Wieland, assistant director of Frisco Parks & Recreation. “As our city has exploded in growth, every player has come together to harness our wide variety of facilities into a well-oiled, cooperative machine, bringing the best to all of our sports-loving residents and visitors.”