Kissimmee, the Heart of Florida, and Osceola County take great pride in our appeal to sports groups, teams and individuals. The cornerstones of that appeal are state-of-the-art sports venues and facilities — the Houston Astros Spring Training facilities at Osceola County Stadium, Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park, Osceola County Softball Complex, and Austin-Tindall Regional Park. We recognize the value of sports events and we have the perfect Central Florida location and facility. Whatever the sport, we are confident our venues and facilities can adapt to your needs. As you get to know our facilities you will discover they provide a lot of versatility and each has a staff with a can-do spirit that rises to the top to help make sure your event is all you anticipate, and more.
COUNTY OWNED SPORTING FACILITIES
Osceola County Softball Complex
The Osceola County Softball Complex is one of the busiest and best-maintained facilities in the nation. On average, the Osceola County Softball complex is the venue of choice each year for approximately 35 events involving more than 1500 teams from around the country and nearly 20,000 athletes.
Austin-Tindall Regional Park
This modern, self-contained complex located on the shores of scenic East Lake Tohopekaliga and less than 10 miles from the Orlando International Airport is designed to meet the needs of both professional and amateur teams. Austin-Tindall Regional Park is an Osceola County- managed athletic facility consisting of eight fields adaptable to soccer, football, lacrosse, field hockey, rugby and other outdoor competitions. Nearly two dozen multi-day events are conducted each year at Austin-Tindall, involving more than 1700 teams and 30,000 athletes.
Osceola County Stadium
The Osceola County Stadium has been the Spring Training Home for the Houston Astros since 1985 and international headquarters for the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) since 2004. A major renovation completed in 2003 cemented the facility’s reputation as one of the best “fan-friendly” parks in Florida’s Grapefruit League and the perfect place to watch a Spring Training baseball. Numerous other baseball events are hosted annually at the facility including: youth instructional camps, umpire schools, adult fantasy camps, amateur tournaments, commercial shoots, and corporate functions.
Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Building
Part of the Osceola Heritage Park complex, the Exhibition Building is an exceptional facility offering 89,500 square feet of flexible space that can be utilized for a variety of purposes. The Exhibition Building provides class-room instruction space to complement the Osceola Stadium ball fields nearby. This facility also provides full catering services, making this the ideal location for awards recognition ceremonies and/or banquets.
Silver Spurs Arena
The Silver Spurs Rodeo, the largest PRCA-santioned event east of the Mississippi, is held twice a year in the arena. Besides rodeo action, the arena has hosted a wide variety of sporting events. Amoung them the 2009 Great Florida Shootout national invitational basketball tournament, Don King’s Super Saturday Boxing Championship in 2007, the 2004 USA Gymnastics Jr. Women’s National Championship; Champioship Bull Riding; and the 2007 Florida Paso Fino Horse Association Spectrum International championships, 2010 Florida High School Athletic Competive Cheerleading Championship. ranging from rodeo and horse shows to basketball, indoor football, BMX events, cheerleading, gymnastics, and more.
Kissimmee Chain of Lakes
The Kissimmee Chain of Lakes offers some of the best bass and crappie fishing to be found anywhere in the world. Consequently, some hotly contested fishing tournaments have been held on these waters, including the Bassmaster Classic.
Nicklaus, Palmer, Norman, Miller and others have stamped their signature and unique design characteristics on Kissimmee’s champioship golf courses. Well maintained, the courses offer challenges ideal for individual and team medal or match play.
Among the quality choices are:
- ChampionsGate Golf Club, showcasing two Greg Norman-designed courses.
- Falcon’s Fire Golf Club, a challenge to amateurs and more skilled players who embrace risk and reward challenges.
- Mystic Dunes Golf Club’s Gary Koch design is unique in its mix of a front nine reminiscent of classic Carolina courses, and a second nine that is more like Scottish links.
- Reunion Resort & Club with courses designed by Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus.
- Royal St. Cloud Golf Links, reminiscient of the fabled courses of the British Isles.
- The Celebration Golf Club featuring holes protectively framed by borders of native trees and natural wetlands.
- The Harmony Golf Preserve, designed by Johnny Miller, is a picture of nature and a compliment to existing wetlands and broad meadows, towering stands of pines, and natural ponds.
- Tee it up in Kissimmee. It’s a golfing experience that makes you play like a pro.