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Cascade Valley Metro Park - 1690 Cuyahoga St. - Akron, OH 44313
Colonial Salt Field - 400 West Wilbeth Rd. - Akron, OH 44314
Firestone Stadium - 1575 Firestone Pkwy. - Akron, OH, 44301
Parking: Free parking at all venues
* Food and Bar Service will be available at the venue
The Firestone Stadium in Akron is a premiere location for the softball events of the 2014 Gay Games. The facility is one of the best softball fields in the nation. It is currently home to the Akron Racers, of the National Pro Fastpitch softball league. The stadium has hosted many softball tournaments, including NCAA Division I Conference tournaments and other regional adult tournaments. Firestone Stadium has two playing fields as well as stands for spectators.
For more information, see the Firestone Stadium web page: http://www.ci.akron.oh.us/WPF/Firestone_Stadium.htm
Most of the softball tournament will be held at local fields in Akron, within fifteen minutes of Firestone Stadium. The specific fields are being identified and will be posted as soon as possible.
The Firestone Stadium is located three (3) miles south of downtown Akron. The other softball fields to be used will be within a 15-minute drive of Firestone Stadium and downtown Akron. 2014 Gay Games is currently working on providing transportation for this event.