McKinley Field

About the project

The McKinley Field project is a $6.6 million renovation that will provide updated athletic facilities to Central High School students and coaches.

What's happening now?

  • Spring-Fall 2018 - The McKinley Field project is currently in the design phase, which means the project management team is working with District and school staff to envision what the updates will look like. A Community Info Night was held on Tuesday, October 30, 5:30 - 7 p.m. in the Central High School library for community members to see plans and provide feedback. 
  • Winter 2019 - Design team is working on construction documents. A community information night was held on February 6, 5:30 p.m. in the board room at the Mellon Building, 703 S. New Street, Champaign. See the presentation here.
  • Spring 2019 - Bid documents will be available in April.
  • Summer 2019 - Construction begins.

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The McKinley Field improvements will allow us to provide:

  • New synthetic turf football field and track with bleachers and lighting
  • New outbuilding with lockers, toilets, storage and concessions
  • Natural turf, practice football field
  • New parking

What will the changes look like?

The images below show the plans as of February 6, 2019.

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