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2020 PANDEMIC GUIDELINES

The WSPRAC is open for rentals and in accordance with MN State guidelines 

Spectators & Fans are currently discouraged due to capacity at change overs . 

Social Distancing should be followed as  permitted with training and game play. Renters and their guest teams are responsible for their own group actions and are expected to make sure all rules are being followed. The lobby is currently closed and bleachers are not being used.  

Renters are only allowed in within 15 minutes of start time, Spectators and fans are asked to wait until game start to enter. Renters will have fields picked up and put back to how they were no more than 5 minutes prior to rental end-time and must leave within 5 minutes of finishing

As Guidelines change, we will accommodate rentals as allowed in the future.

Dome Health Safety Measures in Place

We have always strived for a safe environment here at the West Saint Paul Regional Athletics Center. We have had cleaning & maintenance procedures in place since our opening in 2012 that have kept the WSPRAC a premier facility. From our windows, to our turf, we go above and beyond for cleanliness and safety. We have always had lighting that was considered the benchmark in lighting for participants. We have now gone to LED lighting for even better lighting, which makes for better and safer play.

Earlier in 2020 we encountered a new threat with the 2020 Covid pandemic. This has brought on a few changes to our already top notch procedures. The WSPRAC is a permanent, year round air supported structure. The dome refreshes the air supply regularly, multiple times each day and our commitment to a healthy and safe environment have been in place since the opening of the facility.  We have air filters for our incoming air and temporary domes generally have no filtration at all in the design. We have added to our filtration an ionizing-sanitizing system as well. We have also increased our normal sanitizing practices. All of this is to keep the WSPRAC a safe and friendly environment.

 The unit that keeps the dome inflated constantly brings in fresh air and will bring enough fresh air in to replenish the domes air in hours and not days as a building does.  Take into consideration the amount of air inside the dome itself, a person would be getting 5 times or more fresh air than a standard building. We have an ionizing system in conjunction with our already good numbers for air safety and quality, to increase sanitizing of all the air that is brought in.Our turf has always been of importance in both sanitary and maintenance. For years we have been the only facility that sanitized on a regular schedule. Currently that schedule is being ramped up to deal with the new health issues we are dealing with. We also are one of the few facilities that test our turf density to stay well within the safe zone. These measures are far above what other many other facilities have been practicing.

                                                 Thank You The WSPRAC Staff

MONDAY - FRIDAY WALKING / JOGGING & $5 OPEN DOME TIME CHANGES

WALKING / JOGGING IS ALLOWED MONDAY - FRIDAY ACCORDING THE POSTED SCHEDULE

OPEN DOME IS TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY ACCORDING THE POSTED SCHEDULE 

RECENT SCHEDULE CHANGES WIL  BE LISTEDBELOW

Schedule Changes 

 

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Closings

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Walking /Jogging Guidelines & Rules

Walkers and joggers please keep in mind that you are still required to wear a facemask if you have not had your full Covid vaccine shots.

Below the nose does not count, on the chin does not count. if you have a medical condition we understand. 

Social distancing should still be followed

Proper footwear must be worn while in the dome

 

WALKING &

JOGGING

 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  7:00a-9:00a      7:00a-11:00a     7:00a-11:00a      7:00a-11:00a      7:00a-10:00a

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MONDAY - FRIDAY ONLY WALKING & JOGGING (SUBJECT TO CHANGE )

Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Off Season 7:00a-9:00a 7:00a-11:00a 7:00a-11:00a 7:00a-11:00a 7:00a-10:00a

 

Open Dome Tuesday

through Friday

September through April 

All space will be using a 1 hour time slot pod system

  • 15 minute space between sessions when available for multiple times
  • All fields need to be reserved & paid for in advance and all participants must be logged on the contact sheet.
  • All participants are expected to follow the latest guidelines set forth by the state
  • There will be no combining of groups allowed

Our 3 fields will be divided up as needed to allow proper distancing

  • 1-4 participants - $25 flat rate per hour session
  • 5 – 9 participants - $50 flat rate per hour session
  • 10 – 14 participants - $75 flat rate per hour session
  • 15 - 20 participants - $110 standard rate per hour session 

All space will be by prepaid reservation only. For fastest response go to the contacts page for emails or call 651-552-4158

Tuesday - Friday Only OPEN DOME Start Times( Times Subject To Change )

Week Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Apr - May Call Call Call Call

Welcome To The West St Paul Regional Athletics Center

This state of the art indoor sports facility opened for use in November 2012 and has enjoyed success every season since. A 110,000 square foot permanent dome with an 11v11 soccer field, a smaller training field and 3 batting cages are available for rent. The dome is open to the public, daytime hours, Monday through Friday for walking / jogging free of charge and $5 open dome use is available when rentals permit. Check the schedules to see when walking/jogging and open dome times are available.  

DID YOU KNOW?

  • At 454 feet long, 244 feet wide and a 78 foot high ceiling there is over 110,000 square feet of space
  • Over 18 million pounds of concrete form the 9 foot tall 2 foot thick surrounding base walls
  • Almost 5 million cubic feet of pressurized air support the dome
  • 175 tons or of pulverized virgin tires create the turf in-fill
  • The WSPRAC has surpassed GMAX ratings, even after 6 years
  • Having the testing done, the cleaning and sanitizing we do is all for the safety of our renters
  • One lap around the dome is about ¼ mile
  • On top of renters, over 35,000 use the dome for walking and jogging each year

Rent Now

Secure your Field and Batting Cage time by calling the dome,  emailing Matt at matt@sfdmgt.com or Andy at andy@sfdmgt.com

If you are calling after 4pm Monday-Friday or any time on Saturday or Sunday please call the facility at 651-552-4158 to leave a message as well

INSURANCE & RENTAL PAYMENT IN FULL IS REQUIRED AT BOOKING 

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WSPRAC Turf Safety Testing

We at the WSPRAC had Thomas Testing come in for the third time in a row and test our turf for the industries G-Max numbers. The G-Max testing is a more comprehensive test than what is even used by the NFL and schools for their guidelines. We take the safety of our renters on our turf and very seriously and are proud of our numbers and the confirmation from the testing company.  

With a number of 200 considered too hard, we were very happy to come in far below that once again.

Having the testing done, the cleaning and sanitizing we do is all for the safety of our renters.

Public Use Counter

2016 WSRAC was estimated at  35,000 walkers and Open Dome users

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2017 WSRAC has estimated well over 38,000 walkers and Open Dome users again.

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2018 has estimated over 36,000 Walkers and Open Dome Users.

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2019 has again estimated over 36,000 Walkers and Open Dome Users.

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2020  is estimated over 20,000 Walkers and Open Dome Users even with the Pandemic shut down

WSPRAC averaged over 36,000 Walkers/Joggers and Open Dome Users  for 4 years leading into the pandemic

Walking and Open Dome

MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY DAYTIME WALKING & JOGGING

Free to the public

*All participants must sign in

MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY $5.00 OPEN DOME will return for 2021 - 2022 season

$5.00 per person / 10 Session Punch cards $30.00

Walking / Jogging during Open Dome will be treated as an Open Dome user and subject the $5

*All participants must sign in at the main office

**TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR RENTALS

There is never Walking/Jogging or Open Dome on the Weekends or in the evenings

PLEASE SHARE THE FACILITY WITH EACH OTHER AND BE MINDFUL OF THOSE WALKING AND THOSE ON THE FIELD