Ballard Construction, Inc./Ballard Sports is a fourth generation, family owned business. First and foremost, this fact drives us to produce the very best facilities for our clients. Our reputation in the industry is of excellence and has been hard won over the years. It is our goal to continually add to our reputation and resume through the satisfaction of our clients. As Ballard Sports, we specialize in the development, design and construction of synthetic turf athletic fields, natural grass athletic fields and running track and field events facilities. Each of these types of facilities has their own unique set of requirements which must be met to achieve a superior facility. Ballard Sports is fully familiar with these requirements and incorporates them into each facility with which we are involved.
Ballard Sports’ personnel are among the most experienced in the industry. We fully understand the attention to detail which is required to construct a first class facility. Our level of experience translates into the ability to undertake the most difficult projects and complete them with outstanding results.
Ballard Sports has an extensive inventory of modern construction equipment and machinery. Ballard Sports has invested heavily in automated equipment for many years. Our laser controlled equipment enables our operators to produce grading results which are extremely accurate. This means fields with uniform surfaces and planarity.The range of services that Ballard Sports provides means we build your facility with our own personnel from start to finish. We routinely provide design, rough site grading, site drainage, perimeter curb, under field liner and panel drains, turf stone base system and full synthetic turf installation complete with game markings. Ballard Sports’ turn key service means your project completed on schedule with top quality work and costs within budget.
Ballard Sports has built and installed over 100 synthetic and natural grass fields
Ballard Sports designed and built three fields in less than 90 days for the Collier County School District in Naples, Florida.
Reference: David Nara (239) 377-0055
Ballard Sports designed and built a synthetic turf football stadium, a 400 meter running track with a natural grass stickball field, two natural grass baseball fields and two natural grass softball fields.
Reference: Rick Alexander, BE&K (864) 421-5786
Manley Field House Syracuse, NY
Ballard Sports was the general contractor for the reconstruction of the Manley Field House at Syracuse University. Ballard Sports converted the existing basketball arena into a football , lacrosse and field hockey facility.
Reference: Pete Sala (315) 952-5021
Ransom Everglades School Miami, Florida
Ballard Sports constructed a synthetic turf football, soccer, lacrosse field on Biscayne Bay, as a design/build project.
Reference: Andy D’Angulo (305) 321-5179
Calvert Hall College High School Baltimore, Maryland
Ballard Sports constructed a full size baseball field. This baseball field was awarded 2009 BCA/Profile National High School Field of the Year at the Tucson National Convention Hall of Fame Awards Dinner on December 4, 2009.
Reference: Lou Eckerl (410) 608-7788
St. Thomas Aquinas High School / Brian Piccolo Memorial Stadium Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Ballard Sports designed and constructed a synthetic turf football & soccer stadium with running track for one of the nation’s top high school programs. The school has won multiple National and State Championships on this field, including football, men’s soccer and women’s soccer.
Reference: George Smith (954) 327-2180
University of West Virginia / Mountaineer Stadium Morgantown, West Virginia
Ballard Sports installed the synthetic turf at Mountaineer Stadium, home to one of the premier Big East football teams.
Reference: Russ Sharp (304) 293-2101
Myrtle Beach, S.C
Ballard Sports was the General Contractor on this 50+ acre site. Ballard Sports constructed seven replica baseball fields and six practice areas all with synthetic turf.
Reference: Cal Ripken Jr (410) 823-0808
Marshall University Huntington, West Virginia
Ballard Sports installed the synthetic turf at Marshall University prior to Warner Brothers filming the movie “We Are Marshall”.
Camden County High School / Chris Gilman Stadium Kingsland, Georgia
Ballard Sports built and installed the synthetic turf field at Chris Gilman Stadium and the adjacent running track and field events. The Wildcats have won two State Championships on this field.
Reference: William Brunson (912) 729-5600
Boca Raton High School Boca Raton, Florida
Ballard Sports constructed a synthetic turf football/soccer field for Palm Beach County Schools with Balfour Beatty.
Reference: Al Villarreal, BBC (561) 718-1742
University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia
Ballard Sports constructed two synthetic turf football practice fields and one lacrosse practice field. The UVA lacrosse team won the National Title the following year.
Boone, North Carolina
Ballard Sports constructed the outdoor baseball stadium, and installed the indoor practice facility, both with synthetic turf.
Reference: Troy Huestes (828) 406-1561
Ballard Sports can build your entire project from start to finish
University Of Virginia Charlottesville, VA
Stripping of Sod and Topsoil
Richmond Strikers Soccer Richmond, Virginia
Cut and Fill to Sub-Grade
Ripken Experience Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Fine Grading Sub-Grade
Lynchburg College Lynchburg, Virginia
Collector Pipe Installation
Installation of Concrete Curb with Trench Drain and Attaching Pressure Treated Nailer to Finished Curb
Cherokee Central Schools Cherokee, North Carolina
Liner and Flat Panel Drain Installation
Gulf Coast High School Naples, Florida
Placing and Grading Stone Base
Fine Grading Stone Base
Lely High School Naples, Florida
Synthetic Turf Panel Installation in Progress
Installation of Field Markings
Barron Collier High School Naples, Florida
Field Logo Installation
Wake Forest University Winston Salem, North Carolina
Infilling Synthetic Turf
Leveling and Grooming Infill
Barcroft Park Arlington, Virginia
G-Max Testing of Finished Synthetic Turf Field
Benedict College Columbia, South Carolina