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Activities & Athletics

aerial view of two completed baseball diamonds at night, illuminated by stadium lights

Safety and capacity improvements positively impacted all three high schools.

High school athletic and activities improvements at each of LSR7’s three high schools improved safety, expanded capacity and upgraded aging infrastructure at outdoor stadiums and event spaces. The project included stadium improvements, turf replacement and track resurfacing at all three high schools, as well as a Lee’s Summit High School baseball/softball complex located at the new fourth middle school site.

Project Information

LSHS Baseball & Softball Sports Complex

aerial view of two completed baseball diamonds at night, illuminated by stadium lights

November, 2021

aerial view of a dirt field, with the shapes of baseball diamonds flattened in the dirt

March 2021

aerial view of a dirt field, with the shapes of baseball diamonds flattened in the dirt

April 2021

aerial view of the concrete slabs of baseball diamonds

June 2021

aerial view of two completed, two incomplete baseball diamonds

August 2021

Aerial view of a mostly-completed baseball diamond

November 2021

“The bands at all three schools will utilize the turf fields every day. The opportunity to share this space prevents us from using a parking lot that isn't big enough to hold the band, or a grass field that can be wet and muddy, or uneven and dangerous. Ultimately, it is a curricular necessity and provides our students with the best opportunity to succeed.” 

Clifton D. Thurmond, Lee's Summit West Band Director

Total Budget: $19 million

Project Sites:

  • Lee’s Summit High School
  • Lee’s Summit North High School 
  • Lee’s Summit West High School
  • The LSHS baseball and softball complex is located at the site of the fourth middle school at SE Bailey and SE Ranson roads.

Construction Start Date: Summer 2020

Construction Completed: Summer 2020 Fall 2021

Track/Turf Contractor: ATG-RAM Industries

Track/Turf Architect: Gould Evans Associates

"Our field was 10 years old, which is the average life expectancy of a turf field, and it needed to be replaced. We’re so grateful that the community understands the need to upgrade facilities over the course of time. I know all of us at LSN are appreciative for this stadium upgrade as it is a sense of pride for the Bronco community."

Mike McGurk, Lee's Summit North Assistant Principal/Activities Director

aerial view of completed baseball diamonds at sunset