Goodyear Ballpark is a stadium in Goodyear, Arizona and part of a $108 million baseball complex that is the current spring training home of the Cleveland Indians and will be the Cincinnati Reds 2010 spring training home. The stadium opened to the public with a grand opening ceremony on February 21, 2009 and held its first Cactus League spring training baseball game on February 25, 2009. The stadium complex is owned by the city of Goodyear and contains the main field with a seating capacity of 10,000 along with serveral practice fields and team offices.
The main entrance of the stadium is modern and uses surfaces mimicking dark stained wood and polished metal. The entrance houses a team shop, several concession stands and is decorated with Indians posters on the 1st base side and Reds on the 3rd base side. The entrance also has a third story terrace patio that can be rented for private parties. Outside the main entrance, the concourse features a 60 foot 6 inch fiberglass statue titled "The Ziz" created by artist Donald Lipski. The main entrance structure does not interfere with the inside the stadium which is a is a single tier of seating. Free standing polished metal awnings with fabric shades provide shelter form the sun down the base lines. Bullpens are located off the field in right and left field. There is a large scoreboard in left field with general admission seating on a grass berm at it's base. A cinder block concession stand in center field is painted dark green to provide a back drop for the hitters. Right field features a second grass berm and a patio seating area and bar. The patio and bar area, like the Terrace patio, can be rented for private parties.
Goodyear Ballpark replaces Chain of Lakes Park in Winter Haven, Florida, as the Indians' spring training home. The Cincinnati Reds are moving from Sarasota, Florida. The stadium is primarily used for baseball but also hosts community events such as the Goodyear Symphony Pops Concert, Independence Day Fireworks and a monthly Farmer's Market.
Coordinates: 33°25′38″N 112°23′25″W / 33.427305°N 112.390316°W