Award winning premier sports academy and facility training center.

Grande Sports World is available to soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, rugby, flag football, and golf teams to provide an exemplary experience that follows an established reputation of greatness and success.

Onsite Hotel

The Francisco Grande Hotel & Golf Resort offers beautifully appointed rooms and spacious suites with golf course, poolside, sports fields, or garden views. Every guest room is oversized and has a large inviting balcony with expansive vistas of the mountains in the distance.

Guests take pleasure in the southwestern and hearty cuisine while sipping tantalizing cocktails in Legends restaurant, Duke’s Lounge, or al fresco on our beautiful patios.

Grande Sports World is the home to several institutions that work together to create one holistic offering. Barça Residency Academy, FC Barcelona, Arizona State University Preparatory Academy, and The Francisco Grande Hotel & Golf Resort offer exceptional education and physical development to student-athletes, as well as accommodations for visiting guests. Together, the convenient location and proximity of facilities, amenities, and institutions offered on our grounds make Grande Sports World unlike any other training facility in the United States.

Located in Casa Grande, Arizona, just 45 minutes from Phoenix International Airport, Grande Sports World offers the newest and most complete multi-sport facility in the United States. Our location offers a year-round ideal Arizona climate perfect for youth clubs, high schools, colleges, universities and professional teams to travel to our facility for team competition, skill enhancement, training camps, retreats, and performance training.

Event Division

Our facilities provide an all-inclusive venue for your tournament and event hosting for soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, football, rugby or golf. Our campus includes luxury accommodations, multiple venues, specially crafted meals, banquet facilities, recreational amenities, and several meeting rooms with state-of-the-art technology. The fields are manicured on a daily basis and the attention to detail is unmatched.

We are the host site for the ODP Interregionals, Arizona State Cup Championships, MLS preseason training and games, and hundreds of other events.

GOLF

This traditional 7,400 yard, 18 hole Arizona golf course is one of the most historic in the Southwest. The course is overseeded every winter and has over 1,500 mature trees and three lakes in a parkland setting. This unique golf resort in Arizona weaves a rich tapestry in Arizona tradition, playing host to celebrities, sports stars, and accommodating visitors for more than 50 years.

 

FIELDS

Grande Sports World is truly an athlete’s dream come true, boasting eight professional-grade soccer fields (six lighted with Musco lighting), an outdoor technical area, movable Pro Premier European Goals by Kwik Goal, training aids, two driving ranges, and two short game complexes.

We boast an impressive 58,000-square-foot training and conditioning performance center with the following amenities:
  • 4 Stadium quality locker rooms with 71 lockers in each room
  • High-performance strength and conditioning equipment
  • Large indoor area for technical space and agility testing
  • Trainer areas with athletic training tables
  • Hot and cold plunge pools for recovery and regeneration
  • 16 classrooms with multimedia capabilities
  • 4 equipment rooms with industrial-size washers and dryers
  • Players lounge with big screen TV’s, ping pong, foosball, video games, and more
  • Nourishing meals customized to your team’s needs
  • Free wifi with high-speed internet

MEETINGS

With nearly 10,000 square feet of indoor flexible meeting space, state-of-the-art audio-visual and presentation capabilities, high-speed internet access and delicious meals, we make every meeting a success.

EVENTS

Team Training, Tournaments, Weddings, Retreats, BBQ’s, we do it all!

CATERING

Our experienced and dedicated staff provides nutritiously focused and delicious meals while providing exceptional service ranging from 20-600 guests.

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