Last evening, the City of Long Beach Planning Commission approved the modernization of St. Anthony's Athletic Complex on Clark Avenue. Lloyd Sports + Engineering would like to extend a huge congratulations to the entire St. Anthony's community, including their alumni, leadership, staff, and most importantly, to current and future students. The project includes extensive improvements to the sports elements and significant upgrades to the public elements along Clark Avenue such as the plan to under-ground overhead power lines and to install new landscape plantings.
Lloyd, along with their partners at TVS Design, Slater Builders, and AMA Engineering, look forward to modernizing this sports complex that has been in continuous use for over 75 years. We are excited to provide improvements for the future generations of St. Anthony's students and the Long Beach Community.
The Santa Rosa Junior College Athletic facilities are getting a major upgrade and it's nearly time for the athletes to move back into their newly renovated home. The new baseball and softball fields are outfitted with the Diamond Series Baseball Turf by Astroturf, while the new soccer field is a high performance natural grass field. Lloyd Sports + Engineering is proud to have such a good partnership with our design and construction team members that have made this project such a success; ELS Architecture and Urban Design, SWA Group CSW, AstroTurf, and Valley Precision Grading. Looking forward to opening day!
Watch the time-lapse video of the project from start to finish.
With less than 3 months to opening day, Bell Bank Park is starting to take shape! Lloyd Sports + Engineering is proud to be part of the talented team putting this project together and we look forward to the challenging months ahead.
A project of this scope requires a large group of experts and our team is unmatched; Marc Taylor Inc. (MTI), Icon Architectural Group, Okland, Haydon, Hilgart Wilson, Orcutt Winslow, Siteworks, FieldTurf, Kimley Horn, and Trueform.
Enjoy some construction photos from the past few weeks of progress on the sports complex. Special thanks to our friends at Haydon for the aerial photos.
McClintock High School, in the Tempe Union School District, recently completed the conversion of their field from natural grass to synthetic turf. The field is striped for both football and soccer and features a vibrant school logo front and center.
On September 3, fans gathered to watch the McClintock Charges take on the Saguaro Sabercats in the first varsity football game of the season on the synthetic field. Lloyd Sports + Engineering and Sports Field Inc., our partner for construction, are excited to see many more games played on this new field. Go McClintock Chargers!! Check out the full reveal video here.
Lloyd Sports + Engineering is thrilled and excited to formally announce that Ms. Valerie Ahyong, PLA, has joined the firm. After receiving her Masters in Landscape Architecture from Arizona State University, Valerie has built a statewide level of credibility as a multi-faceted landscape architect cultimating in the selection by her peers as the 2021-22 President of the Arizona Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (AZASLA). Over her 15 year career, Valerie has demonstrated a broad range of skills including designer, leader, strategist, and project manager. Her career-long engagements in the Phoenix Metro area including strong ties with Arizona State University, the private development sector, the public sector, and the builder community will be a great addition to an already strong team at Lloyd.
Valerie will strengthen the great, well-rounded Lloyd team of civil engineers, planners, sports engineers and landscape architects serving the Phoenix area and beyond. Lloyd’s current clients at Tempe Union High School District, Bell Bank Sports Park, and ASU’s new Intercollegiate Athletics Beach Volleyball Venue, will realize an immediate impact from Valerie’s contributions and skills.
Lloyd, founded in August 2009 is known for delivering cutting edge sports playing surfaces from the highest level of sports; NCAA, NFL, MLB, and MLS to leading the planning and execution of multi-disciple venues for communities, educational institutions, and private developers.
It's always fun to see how far we've come. Recent drone photos give a great view of how the construction is moving forward. Below are aerial images from before and from this month. We are so proud to have such a great team with Orcutt | Winslow and Chasse Building Team. Big thanks to Chasse for the drone photos. We are looking forward to providing more updates as construction progresses.
Bell Bank has secured naming rights to the largest US Sports Complex. Read the full story.
Lloyd Sports + Engineering is proud to be a trusted partner, providing civil engineering and design for this 320-acre sports complex in Mesa, Arizona.
Lloyd Sports + Engineering is excited to announce the opening of Schnepf Elementary School in Queen Creek for Fall 2021. A great partnership with Orcutt-Winslow and Core Construction ensured that the design and construction of this school is top notch. The Town of Queen Creek is proud to name the elementary school after the Schnepf family who have been prominent members of the community for over 100 years. Looking forward to a successful school year!
Watch this great video showcasing Schnepf Elementary School!
For the first time, the Las Vegas Raiders and their fans will open the regular NFL season on Monday Night Football at the Allegiant Stadium. Newly minted Las Vegas members of the Black Hole will surely be joined by veterans from Los Angeles and founding members from Oakland, to deliver a colorful and spirited scene in the stands.
It seems like eons ago that the Lloyd Sports + Engineering team, with partners from HNTB Architecture, Mortensen/McCarthy Builders, ARUP Engineering, UniSystems and Fields Inc., collaborated to deliver the second fully retractable natural grass playing surface to the NFL. Watch the time-lapse of the retractable field below.
Interestingly as well, the Lloyd team oversaw the conversion of Baltimore Ravens M&T Bank Stadium, Raiders MNF opponent, from synthetic turf to natural grass several years ago.
Congratulations to the entire Corona del Sol High School community as they cut the ribbon on their brand new state of the art synthetic turf stadium field. Dignitaries from the school board, Superintendent Dr. Kevin J. Mendivil, and Principal Nate Kleve along with an in-person boisterous crowd celebrated the opening last Friday night. The entire Lloyd Sports + Engineering team wishes everyone who will use this new resource from PE students, to athletes, to band members, and even faculty teaching a class, to be their best and have fun.
Watch the Corona del Sol Field Reveal video.