Contact: Director of Communications, Krysta Winstead
Company: Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau
Phone: 270.765.2175

Elizabethtown Tourism Announces Management Firm to Operate Sports Park

Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau (ETCB) has announced the chosen management firm for the Elizabethtown Sports Park, is Sports Facilities Management (SFM). The management company was in Elizabethtown for the press conference announcing the partnership.  

 “During the Spring 2018 budget meetings, the ETCB and the City of Elizabethtown made the decision for ETCB to lease and operate the sports park.” said Patrick Clark, chair of the ETCB Commission. “We began a nation-wide search for a management firm, where SFM stood out among the rest. SFM is the leader in the industry of youth-oriented sports facilities and manages some of the most notable and successful facilities in the country.”

Jason Clement, Founder and CEO of SFM added, “The Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau has done an extraordinary job making E-town a must-visit destination for the very best youth and amateur sports in Kentucky. We are honored to be selected and come alongside in delivering the very best experience for out-of-town visitors as well as E-town residents. We look forward to working closely with the ETCB to maximize the investment the community has made in this incredible asset.”

Sports tourism to the area and the associated economic impact is expected to remain strong under the new partnership in 2019 and increase in the years that follow. SFM will also focus on community programming such as adult sports leagues, community events, youth camps and clinics.

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Sports Facilities Management, LLC (SFM) is headquartered in Clearwater, FL.  SFM provides industry-leading, results-driven management solutions for sports, fitness, recreation, and event venues nationwide. Since 2014, SFM-managed venues have hosted more than 75 million visitors and generated millions of dollars in economic impact. For more information, visit:


About Elizabethtown Sports Park: Elizabethtown, Kentucky is situated at the crossroads of I-65 and the Bluegrass Parkway, making it a convenient place to hold a sporting event. The Sports Park is located near 21 hotels, 6 shopping centers and over 90 restaurants in family-friendly Elizabethtown. The Sports Park can accommodate events and tournaments for baseball, softball, soccer, football, lacrosse, field hockey, and a number of other sports. Two of the largest fields serve as championship fields and have synthetic turf. For more information, visit:


About Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau: Elizabethtown is centrally located within 400 miles of 12 major U.S. cities, and less than a 40-minute drive to the Louisville International Airport. Sitting at the intersection of three major highways---Interstate 65, the Bluegrass Parkway, and the Western Kentucky parkway, we have all the vibrant attributes of a much larger city but remain a charming small town. For more information, call 1-800-437-0092 or visit