Senior softball players in Vancouver, Delta Park and Hood View have been asking, “What’s Happening with the new VMSSA field?”
Latest News!! Construction continues on the field the Backstop and dugout areas have been completed as well as the fences down both the first and third base lines the outfield fence poles are in and all fencing has been completed. The irrigation system is completed and the outfield was graded and thanks to lot of the senior softball players it was raked and the larger surface rocks were removed. Top soil was delivered and the outfield was seeded the end of August as scheduled and the grass growing in very well. The score board support columns are scheduled to be in stalled after Thanksgiving. The score board has been ordered and is to arrive late January. As you may know VMSSA will be handling the parking lot expansion bids request are out at this time and we hope to start work on the parking lot expansion soon. You can go to the field page of this web site and view pictures of the construction progress activity.
The project at Pacific Park will continue to proceed in phases: Phase 1- infield, outfield, dugouts, back stop and out field fencing; Phase 2-Lighting, Artificial infield and other improvements to come later. The budget for Phase 1 is $275,000. We have raised over $273,000 of the $275,000 needed to complete Phase 1. The fund raising committee and the VMSSA board are confident that we will reach the $275,000 needed for Phase 1.
The matching contribution offer of $100,000 has been attained. Our very generous supporter has matched $100,000 the matching offer began in February of 2015. We still continue to receive contributions from our players monthly. The fund raising committee announced a revised signage advertising campaign.
Thanks for visiting the website for the Vancouver Metro Senior Softball Association’s effort to raise money for a new field to be built at Pacific Park. The new field will be used by the VMSSA, but will also be open to everyone in the community. The project will include fencing, topsoil, seeding, irrigation, dugouts and benches, field equipment, scoreboard, and a parking lot for 64 spaces. The VMSSA is excited to be spearheading this great project that will benefit everyone in the community. Thanks in advance for your support.
$273,616 raised of the $275,000 needed to complete Phase 1 !!