Tournaments Shine with Hamilton County, Indiana by Your Side

Visit Hamilton County and see why it is considered one of America’s great places to play

Introduction

Hamilton County, Indiana

Just north of Indianapolis, Hamilton County is home to world-class sports facilities and within a day’s drive for over half of U.S. residents. It’s also among America’s best places to live, work and play. 

Hamilton County is an easy-to-reach, affordable destination with top-tier sports facilities, amenities and attractions. Its cities feature vibrant, entertainment-rich downtowns while towns to the north offer a laid-back vibe with excellent dining, wineries, outdoor adventures and more. Come to Hamilton County for our sports; you’ll see why it’s regularly hailed as one of America’s great places to live, work and play. Learn more at HamiltonCountySports.com. 

Popular Activities

  • Explore Strawtown Koteewi Park for outdoor activities including aerial adventures, horseback riding, hiking, archery and more.
  • Step into the story at Conner Prairie, a Smithsonian Institute affiliate outdoor history museum that inspires curiosity and fosters learning for all ages.
  • Play games, catch a movie, relax and unwind at Carmel’s Midtown Plaza or Fishers District.
  • Rock out to your favorite band or musician at venues like Ruoff Music Center. From free to famous, enjoy music nearly every day of the week.
  • Ride the rails with Nickel Plate Express during a themed excursion.
  • Explore the arts! Public art is everywhere in Hamilton County. Enjoy engaging murals, statues and even art in roundabouts.

Get a Planner’s Perspective

The Hamilton County Sports Authority understands the challenges faced in staging events and tournaments. The HCSA provides many ground services, grants and assistance to make your event a success. We help with site selection, lodging, receptive services, health and safety, event planning, publicity, visitor experience and more.

Find Your Perfect Hamilton County Facility

Facility Spotlight

Grand Park Sports Campus

Sports Covered: Youth baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball, basketball and lacrosse

Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield is one of the largest complexes of its kind, operating more than 350 days a year and annual attendance topping 1 million. The facility boasts 26 diamonds, 31 multi-purpose fields, eight indoor basketball/volleyball courts and three full-size indoor soccer fields.  

Grand Park’s diverse roster of playing spaces and amenities make it ideal not only for sporting activities – from small youth events to national championships – but trade shows, corporate engagements and public events. Since opening in 2014, Grand Park’s staff and facilities have earned a national reputation for excellence and the trust of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, which utilize it for the preseason Colts Training Camp, and hosted Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Soccer championships. 

Crooked Stick to Purgatory

Sports Covered: World-Class Golf 

Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel has hosted numerous PGA, LPGA and USGA events including the PGA Championship, Solheim Cup and BMW Championship. But Hamilton County is home to four more championship courses that regularly host major collegiate and amateur tournaments: Prairie View, Purgatory, Sagamore and Chatham Hills.

Forest Park Aquatic Center 

Sports Covered: Swimming, diving

The City of Noblesville’s Forest Park Aquatic Center holds one of America’s few remaining outdoor platform diving wells. Combining the championship-caliber diving facility with an Olympicsized competition pool, Indiana Diving Academy’s RipFest Diving Camp has trained Olympic medalists.  

More Than Basketball 

Sports Covered: Basketball, volleyball, soccer, track

Indiana is basketball crazy, but Hamilton County fieldhouses regularly welcome all sports. Six venues – Pacers Athletic Center, Finch Creek, Best Choice Fieldhouse, Boys & Girls Club, Westfield MPIF and Carmel Dad’s Club Sports Complex – offer 34 courts for basketball and volleyball. The brand-new CDC complex also has three batting cages and an indoor turf field for year-round football and soccer training, ringed by a running/walking track.  

Hotspots for Ice and Water Sports 

Sports Covered: Hockey, ice skating, fishing

The Carmel Ice Skadium, Indy Fuel Tank and Arctic Zone combine for five sheets of ice. If you’re looking for warmer water, two large reservoirs – Geist and Morse – and the White River are perfect for fishing tournaments and open water competitions. 

What are you waiting for?

Request Information from Hamilton County

Laura Kelner

Director of Sales

Telephone: (317) 660-4040

Email: lkelner@hamiltoncountytourism.com

Website: www.HamiltonCountySports.com