Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
Club: Colorado Rapids | Opening: 2007 | Capacity: 18,000
History and description
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park officially opened on the 7th of April 2007 with a league match between the Colorado Rapids and DC United. It had taken 18 months for the stadium to get built.
The complex came at a cost of $131 million, which included the stadium, a number of other sports facilities, and surrounding infrastructure.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park is located in Commerce City, a northern suburb of Denver, about 8 miles from downtown Denver.
If coming from the east (I-70) or downtown Denver (I-25 connecting with the I-70), leave the I-70 at exit 278 Quebec Street. Turn north onto Quebec Street and follow for about 2 miles before turning right onto 60th Avenue. The stadium lies shortly ahead.
From the I-70 west, leave at exit 280 Havana Street and turn north onto Havana Street. Follow until the intersection with 56th Avenue and turn left. Continue until the next intersection and turn right onto Valentia Street. The stadium lies shortly ahead.
If using public transport, the stadium can be reached with bus 88, which leaves from the Stapleton Park & Ride on Quebec Street. Get off at the intersection of Quebec Street and 56th Avenue. Buses run once every half-an-hour on weekdays and once every hour on the weekend. Stapleton P&R can be reached with bus 28 or 38 from downtown Denver.
Address: 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City, CO 80022
Tickets for Colorado Rapids games can be bought online via TicketHorse, by phone +1 866 461 6556, in person at the box office at the stadium, or at any of the Dick’s Sporting Goods stores in the Colorado area.
Ticket prices range from $29.00 for a seat at one of the northern corners to $54.00 for a central seat at the side.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park offers guided behind-the-scenes stadium tours. Call +1 303 727 3599 for more information, dates, and reservations.
Relevant Internet links
Coloradorapids.com – Official website of the Colorado Rapids.
Dickssportinggoodspark.com – Official website of Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
Denver.org – Denver Colorado tourist and vacation information.
Rtd-denver.com – Denver public transport information.