REMINDER: Volleyball tournament being held at SPL this weekend

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department’s Sports Pavilion Lawrence will be the site of the Topeka Impact/KC Power Pre-National Volleyball Tournament Friday-Sunday, June 7-9.

The tournament is open to girls 11 years-old to 17 years-old, showcasing teams from across the nation.

The tournament will utilize all eight courts in the sports pavilion and will prevent free play to the public for most of the tournament.  All courts will be closed on Saturday and Sunday and only Court 1 will be open for free play on Friday. However, the other community recreation centers will have additional hours for free play. Their schedules are as follows:

Community Building, 115 W. 11th St.
Friday, June 7 – 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, June 8 – 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, June 9 – noon-5 p.m.

East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St.
Friday, June 7 – 4-6 p.m.
Saturday, June 8 – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, June 9 – 2-6 p.m.

Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St.
Friday, June 7 – 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday, June 8 – 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; 7-9 p.m.
Sunday, June 9 – noon-5 p.m.

The turf area will also be utilized will also be utilized for the tournament, so it will not be open for free play Friday-Sunday, June 7-9.

A schedule of tournaments to be held at Sports Pavilion Lawrence can be found at: For more information on Sports Pavilion Lawrence, please contact Chad Tower, facility operations supervisor,, (785) 330-7355.