Facilities: New venues for KC Current, Seattle Storm are at forefront of trend toward women’s sports facilities

August 1, 2022

The city cleaned up the area, built the park and considerable development is following, including the soccer stadium that Long imagined for her NWSL team. Ground will be broken on an 11,500-seat venue in October, with a planned opening of 2024.

Like Kansas City’s riverfront, women’s sports have long been overlooked and deemed less valuable, despite little to no effort made to properly develop facilities for them. SBJ