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Campus El Segundo
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Campus El Segundo at night August 9, 2013
Location 2201 E. Mariposa Ave.
El Segundo, California
United States
Coordinates 33°9′24″N 118°38′6″W / 33.15667°N 118.63500°W / 33.15667; -118.63500Coordinates: 33°9′24″N 118°38′6″W / 33.15667°N 118.63500°W / 33.15667; -118.63500
Broke ground 2006
Opened July 2007
Owner City of El Segundo
Surface Artificial Grass
Field dimensions 100 by 65 yards (300 ft × 195 ft; 91 m × 59 m) (each field)

Campus El Segundo Athletic Fields is an outdoor athletic field in El Segundo, California. The park was opened in 2007, by English International footballer David Beckham and French International footballer Zinedine Zidane.

The facility can be easily accessed by the Metro Green Line Mariposa/Nash Station the fields are just walking distance from the station.

Located near Campus El Segundo is Toyota Sports Center a practice facility for the Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Sparks, and the Los Angeles Lakers. it contains a NHL sized ice rink, and basketball courts.

The Edge

Part of Campus El Segundo The Edge at Campus El Segundo is a 220,000 square foot (14 acres) high-quality business park with 15 two-story buildings and 20,000 SF of support retail it is currently being developed by Mar Ventures, Inc. and AMB Property Corporation. Located in El Segundo, 801 Parkview Drive North has convenient access to the beach communities from Palos Verdes to Santa Monica, a direct on-ramp to the 105 Freeway with the San Diego 405 Freeway approximately one mile away and proximity to both LAX and the Metro Greenline Rail. The building size and number of window openings, filled with high-performance glass, coupled with aluminum composite panels, cornices and canopies make the buildings aesthetically pleasing. Many observers have noted they find it hard to believe the buildings are tilt-up.

Usage

Soccer

Campus el segundo west field
Campus El Segundo September 16, 2013.

The prime usage of the field is soccer. Many teams use Campus as their training ground.

Lacrosse

Many recreational lacrosse players use Campus El Segundo to practice or play.

American Football

Many football players practice or play games at Campus El Segundo.

Rules

  • No food or drink (other than water) on the fields. Food/drink is allowed on cement areas.
  • No seeds or shelled snacks on the fields (i.e. sunflower, peanuts, etc.).
  • No chewing gum on the fields.
  • No glass on the fields
  • No smoking or tobacco products on the fields.
  • No alcohol on the facility.
  • No animals on the fields.
  • No metal spiked cleats on the fields
  • All footwear on the fields must be free of mud, grease, etc.
  • No items that might puncture the turf allowed on the fields (i.e. no in-ground field markers, poles, stakes, etc.).
  • No marking or painting the fields without approval from the City of El Segundo.
  • No hanging or climbing on the field goals or netting.
  • No items such as tables, booths, etc. allowed on the fields without approval from the City of El Segundo.
  • No fire, fireworks, barbecues on the facility without approval from the City of El Segundo.
  • No motorized vehicles on the facility without approval from the City of El Segundo.
  • No riding skateboards, roller blades, scooters, bikes, and no golf allowed.
  • No littering
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