2016 Parks Bond Sports Complex

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Soccer players

Cost: $10 million

Project includes property acquisition, site preparation and development of new sports complex with multi-purpose fields and support structures on a 65-acre property located just off US Highway 421. The city has secured land at the site of the current Cape Fear Soccer Complex for this project. This complex is located at 205 Sutton Steam Plant Road in Wilmington. The complex currently has 7 fields.This project will add 5-7 additional fields.    

Council approved a management agreement with the Cape Fear Soccer Youth Association to operate the complex on July 16, 2019. Read the agreement here.


Work on the design is underway and is expected to be completed in the Spring of 2020. If all goes as expected, construction is anticipated to begin in 2020 with the goal  of opening  2021.

Public Meeting: 

Playing frisbeeWednesday, October 9  Drop in anytime between 5:30 pm – 7 pm
Location:  City Hall , 102 N. 3rd St, 2nd Floor, Wilmington

The public is invited to drop in on Wednesday, October 9 anytime between 5:30 pm  & 7 pm to review concept designs and provide input about potential amenities.  The meeting will be held at City Hall located at 102 N. Third St. 2nd floor in Wilmington. 

If you are unable to attend meeting, you can provide comments here. The survey will close Friday, Oct 25. 

Questions?  Please call 910.341.7855.