Athletic Park

Park Name: Athletic Park

Tenants: Medicine Hat Mavericks (Western Canadian Baseball League)

Opened: 1975

Address: 1 Birch Avenue Southeast, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 7X2

Dimensions: 350' (L), 380' (C), 350' (R)

Former Tenants:

Medicine Hat A's (Pioneer League) 1977

Medicine Hat Blue Jays (Pioneer League) 1978-2002

Medicine Hat Mavericks (Western Major Baseball League) 2003-2017

The view from behind home plate at Athletic Park.

The view from down the first base line.

The view from down the third base line.

The grandstand at Athletic Park, as seen from center field.

The press box sits at the top of the home plate stands, with a large roof extending out over the seats in front of it.

Another roof extends out over the third base stands, which include both aluminum bleachers and stadium seats.

The first base stands are the only uncovered section of the main grandstand.

Box seats in front of the main seating bowl feature drink rails and bar stool seating.

The walkway in front of the home plate stands features reserved deck chairs for charting pitchers and lifeguard chairs for paramedics on duty during the games.

A group seating deck sits at the third base end of the grandstand.

Covered outdoor suites stand in the left field corner of the park. A short fence makes a sharp corner around a lighting standard in foul territory.

A grass berm with a large tree wraps around the visitor's bullpen in the right field corner.

The Mavericks dugout beneath the stands on the third base side.

The concourse, behind the stands, at Athletic Park.

A children's area under the grandstand features statues for kid to pose behind.

Athletic Park features concession stands built into the stadium as well as room for local food trucks.

A building on the concourse houses the ticket office in front and the merchandise store in the rear.

Plaques on the concourse tell the story of the ballpark and of baseball in Medicine Hat.

A plaque on the grass berm behind the outfield fence tells the story of the berm, built because the Sasketchewan River that runs behind the fence has more than once crested its banks and flooded the ballpark.

The outfield fence.

The scoreboard stands behind the left field wall.

The Medicine Hat Mavericks on the field during a game at Athletic Park.