Sporting KC: Children’s Mercy Sports Medicine Center at Village West to bring world-class programming to KCK
By Sam Kovzan
What was once an idealistic vision is now a brilliant reality.
When Sporting Kansas City and Children’s Mercy forged their multifaceted partnership in 2015, a shared objective rose to the forefront. Essential to both organizations was providing significant benefits to children across the Kansas City community and throughout the region.
Less than three years later, this defining characteristic has helped pave the way for a new, world-class athletic facility in Kansas City, Kansas.
Feb. 6 marked the official opening of a state-of-the-art venue located a mile from Children’s Mercy Park and Wyandotte Sporting Fields. The $75-million facility, formerly the National Training and Coaching Development Center, is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between a professional sports team, a national sports federation and a sports medicine provider. In addition to being the training home of Sporting Kansas City and the site of U.S. Soccer’s National Development Center, it is also home to Children’s Mercy Sports Medicine Center at Village West.
It should come as no surprise, then, that Children’s Mercy casts such an excited and anticipatory eye into the future as a new era of sports medicine and rehabilitation begins in Kansas City. More than a quarter of the sprawling space — 27,000 out of 80,000 square feet, to be exact — makes up the Children’s Mercy Sports Medicine Center.
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Learn about the services offered through the Sports Medicine Center at Children's Mercy.