Ballfield Improvement Project

The El Dorado City Commission approved the Ballpark Improvement Plan in December 2022, which includes upgrades at Central Fields, East Park Fields and McDonald Stadium.  

Start Date: December 2022

Completion Date: 2024

Total Estimated Cost: $2.062 Million

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  1. Project Timeline
  2. Project Costs

December 2022 - City Commission approves use of Excess Sales Tax Dollars to fund a four-year ballpark improvement project

Spring 2023 - Request for bids for McDonald Stadium fence project

April 2023 - Request for proposal for Central and East Park Concession and restroom facilities

May 2023 - Concession and restroom project awarded to Conco Construction

June 2023 - Request for proposal for McDonald Stadium turf project
- McDonald Stadium outfield fence project awarded to Champion Wall Systems and Kansas Fencing

July 2023 - McDonald Stadium turf project awarded to Hellas Construction to replace infield turf
- Central and East park concession/restroom facilities in design process 

August 2023 - Work begins at McDonald Stadium to replace turf
- McDonald Stadium fence in design process
- Construction begins on Central and East concession/restroom facilities

October 2023 - Anticipated construction of Hamblin Field fence replacement and bullpen addition
- Anticipated completion of McDonald Stadium turf
- Anticipated construction of McDonald Stadium fence

November 2023 - Anticipated completion of McDonald Stadium fence

December 2023 - Anticipated delivery of McDonald Stadium, East and Central scoreboard
- Anticipated completion of East Park concession/restroom facilities

January 2024 - Anticipated completion of Central Park concession/restroom facilities

February 2024 - Anticipated installation of McDonald Stadium scoreboard

Spring 2024 - Anticipated installation of Central and East scoreboards
- Anticipated completion of Hamblin Field fence replacement and bullpen addition

Fall/Winter 2024 (estimated timeframe) - At Central and East ballfields - backstops, shade structures, Orndorff bleacher pad and Central Park irrigation; at McDonald Stadium - facade updating, bleacher benches, building improvements, backstop