Morley Field Sports Complex

Morley Field Sports Complex is a sports complex in Balboa Park in San Diego, California.[1] The sports complex was named after John Morley, who served as a park superintendent in Balboa Park from 1911 to 1939.[2]

Athletic facilitiesEdit

ArcheryEdit

An archery range is located in the sports complex.[3] San Diego Archers runs events at the range.[4]

Baseball/Softball/T-ballEdit

The sports complex offers multi-purpose ballfields, used for baseball, softball and T-ball.[3]

BasketballEdit

Basketball games are held at the sports complex.[2]

Cross countryEdit

The Morley Field cross country course is a 1.5-mile/5000 meter cross country course in the Morley Field Sports Complex.[5] The Foot Locker Cross Country Championships are held on the cross country course. The San Diego State Aztecs women's cross country team hosts meets at the course.[6]

CyclingEdit

The San Diego Velodrome is a banked 333-meter (0.2 mile) oval bike-racing track.[3]

Disc golfEdit

A disc golf course is located in the sports complex.[7]

GolfEdit

The Balboa Park Golf Complex contains a public 18-hole golf course and 9-hole executive course.[8]

Lawn BowlingEdit

There are courts for boccie (Italian lawn bowling) and pétanque (French lawn bowling).[3][9][10]

SwimmingEdit

The Bud Kearn public swimming pool is located in the sports complex.[11]

TennisEdit

The Balboa Tennis Club is located in the Morley Field Sports Complex.[3][12]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Morley Field Sports Complex". balboapark.org. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  2. ^ a b "Morley Field Sports Complex". sandiego.gov. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Morley Field: complex in Balboa Park is a gem for the urban outdoor activist". sandiegouniontribune.com. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  4. ^ "San Diego Archers". San Diego Archers. Retrieved 2019-12-29.
  5. ^ "Balboa Park Course Map". milesplit.com. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  6. ^ "Aztec Cross Country Announces 2013 Schedule". goaztecs.com. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  7. ^ "About Morley Field". Morley Field Disc Golf Course. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  8. ^ "Balboa Park Golf Course". balboapark.org. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  9. ^ "introduction to lawn bowling". Retrieved 2019-12-29.
  10. ^ "San Diego Club de Petanque | Petanque (pay-tonk) also known around the world as Boules (boolz) first started in France in the early 1900s and is growing very rapidly in America. It can be played by anyone at any age so that's what makes it fun and exciting. Come join us and take a Quick Start lesson in the basics of Petanque. For directions click on the map link below and come on down and make some new friends! You do not need to be a member to give it a try. PLAY TIMES AND DATES CAN BE FOUND BY CLICKING THE SCHEDULE LINK BELOW". Retrieved 2019-12-29.
  11. ^ "Bud Kearns Memorial Pool". pbs.org. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  12. ^ "Balboa Tennis Club". Balboa Tennis Club. Retrieved 2019-12-29.

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Coordinates: 32°43′53″N 117°08′43″W / 32.73139°N 117.14528°W / 32.73139; -117.14528