About the Project
A state-of-the-art baseball facility like no other, Camelback Ranch in Glendale is the spring training home of the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Chicago White Sox. Located on 125 acres at 111th Avenue west of the Loop 101 between Camelback Road and Glendale Avenue, this Sonoran desert-inspired two-team facility uniquely reaches across both Glendale and Phoenix city borders. The park offers baseball fans more than top-quality playing fields and facilities; the site also features picturesque walking trails, landscaped grounds and an orange grove. Guests will also enjoy two ponds and a fully stocked lake between the Dodgers and White Sox facilities.
The first-rate baseball facility includes more than 118,000 square feet of Major and Minor League clubhouse space, 13 full baseball fields and three half-fields. It is also the largest in the Cactus League with a capacity of 13,000, which includes 3,000 lawn seats, 12 luxury suites and a party deck. Fans enjoy the ballpark’s modern amenities and design as well as dramatic mountain views from within the park that create one of the most inviting Spring Training atmospheres in all of baseball.
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In addition to serving as the Spring Training home of the Dodgers, the campus has become the home for all minor league operations throughout the year, including the team’s Arizona League entry and Fall Instructional League team. This park also serves as the base for the White Sox Fall Instructional League, with an expanded overall presence in Glendale in the coming years.
This ball park will become a multi-use facility, available to host concerts, sporting events and corporate outings in addition to Spring Training baseball.
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Spring Training schedules can be found at www.cactusleague.com. The joint venture offers six different season ticket options:
- Home Plate Club
- Dugout Field Box
- Baseline Field Box
- Premium Infield Box
- Infield Box
- Baseline Reserved
- Along with day-of-game Lawn seating.
Fans interested in purchasing season tickets should call (623) 877-8585.
The email for information is firstname.lastname@example.org The address is 10710 West Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85037. Tickets will be available via ticketmaster. A ticket office location has not yet been determined.
More About the Project
Located just across the Loop 101 from Glendale’s Sports and Entertainment District, this project
complements the existing amenities in the area, providing additional venues and entertainment options to an area already expected to generate a regional economic impact of more than $1 billion over the next two years.
This unprecedented project partners two of the state’s largest cities in an effort to benefit an entire
region. It will provide baseball fans, residents and tourists a full array of activities and create economic and tourism opportunities that will make the region’s newest sports and entertainment district like no other in the country.
Based on a 2006 Economic Impact Study conducted by Economic Research Associates (ERA), it is estimated that moving the Dodgers and White Sox will have a substantial economic impact for Glendale, Phoenix and the region. It is anticipated that the economic impact for the region could be as much as $19 million per year.
Breaking It Down
- The facility consists of a 10,000-seat stadium, with 3,000 lawn seats
- 118,000 sq. feet of major and minor league clubhouses for the two teams
- Four major league practice fields
- Eight minor league practice fields
- Two practice infields
- The site includes parking to accommodate 4,000 vehicles
15 Cool Things About Camelback Ranch
Novelty reigns at Camelback Ranch-Glendale (CBR-G).
Best described as a campus rather than a complex, a park rather than a facility, the non-traditional look and feel is what fans notice first -- a sun-bathed, 141-acre baseball paradise.
The results are eye-popping, an aesthetic home run and a one-of-a-kind spring-training environment.
1. Water Feature: A 1,300-foot, two-acre lake system with river serves the dual purpose of irrigation for fields and site landscaping, and aesthetic enhancement of the campus by physically creating a natural barrier between the two teams’ practice facilities while offering interconnecting walking trails and a park-like feel. The lake utilizes reclaimed water and is stocked with fish.
2. Architecture: Mixture of architectural touches: Natural stone veneers, tri-color faux staining, rusty metal panels, Gabion wall systems, earth-tone (caramel) stadium seat color, and other appointments that blend with the natural desert colors of Arizona. Construction utilizes sweeps and angles instead of a big-box look.
3. Placement: Recessed stadium and team support buildings and secluded parking in the back (north) of the property create open space at the front (south) of the property off Camelback Road.
4. Landscaping: Approximately 5,000 plants and trees have been planted, including Afghan pine trees that frame the batter’s background in center field.
5. Main Entrance: Main entrance in center field — the Pavilion.
6. Sight Lines: Stadium playing field is sunk 12 feet below grade. Stadium seating is elevated 12 feet above grade to provide unobstructed sightlines.
7. Walking Paths: Fans take natural walking paths of decomposed granite from parking lots along the water feature and between practice diamonds en route to the main entrance in center field.
8. Team Buildings: Asymmetrical team support buildings. The Dodgers separate their major and minor leaguers in two buildings; one building combines White Sox major and minor leaguers.
9. Replica Home Fields: Two of the 12 practice fields (four major league, eight minor league) are replica fields of the Dodgers and White Sox home ball parks with exact dimensions of Dodger Stadium and U.S. Cellular Field, respectively. Three additional infields also have been built.
10. Orange Grove: A touch of Dodgertown, southern California, and Arizona, the new orange grove is located on the east side of the property beyond the left-field wall of replica Dodger Stadium.
11. Tunnels: Players access the stadium via tunnels from their clubhouses. Also, the White Sox access some of their practice fields from a third tunnel behind their clubhouse building.
12. Capacity: Largest seating capacity in the Cactus League (10,000 seats, 3,000 berm (grass) seats.
13. Bandstand: Music is offered on game days outside the plaza on a permanent waterside bandstand.
14. Walk of Fame: The future Walk of Fame runs along the water feature.
15. Autograph Corners: The player entry points to the stadium field from tunnels near both foul poles are ideal perches for young autograph seekers who arrive early.
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For schedules, visit www.cactusleague.com.