Melissa ISD To Open New Sports Complex

December 07, 2017

For the first time in school history, the Melissa Independent School District will have its very own baseball and softball fields to call home.

After years of playing on fields leased to them by the city, Melissa ISD will soon open its own baseball and softball facility at a newly constructed complex located near the district’s new high school.

Melissa ISD selected Symmetry Turf to build the new complex which includes: Symmetry’s high-performance Genesis® turf on the baseball and softball fields, new Musco lighting systems, new bleacher seating with state-of-the-art press boxes, covered batting cages, and spacious bullpens.

“This sports complex is very important to the kids in Melissa Schools and our partnership with the City of Melissa,” said Duke Sparks, Director of Community Outreach for Melissa ISD. “Jason Bell and his team at Symmetry Turf are very good at what they do and work hard to build great relationships with their clients. We are excited about working with them and showcasing the best complex we know of.”

The fields will formally open after the first of the year and the high school will begin playing home games in February.

“We are very excited about the relationship we have established with Symmetry Turf and are very pleased with their work and the service they have shown us,” said Melissa superintendent, Keith Murphy. “We are looking forward to working with them in the future.”

Melissa ISD is one of the fastest growing districts in North Texas and has a proven reputation for providing high quality education for its’s students. 

Symmetry Turf is an industry leader in sports construction. With 7 NFL field installations and numerous NCAA Division 1 projects on its resume, Symmetry is the industry standard for clients who are committed to quality and value.

“Melissa ISD has been a great partner to work with, I can’t say enough to express my appreciation and gratitude for the opportunity and the time I was able to spend with the team at the district. They are a first-class group of people,” said Wayne Poage, Director of Business Development for Symmetry Turf. 

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