Rolla is Ready for Sports! Rolla, Missouri, is an ideal location for sporting events, activities, training and competitions. Those are the prime reasons Rolla says it is “Engineered for Sports.” With over 300 acres of park land, 50,000 square feet of gymnasium space, the Ber Juan Tennis Complex, which is an official USTA championship complex, as well as ample meeting rooms, space is available for a number of high-quality sporting events. Every event offered within the community has been well received and supported, and Rolla has been recognized with numerous awards for its local spirit and enthusiasm. In addition to its rich pre-Civil War railroad, and U.S. Route 66 history, the appeal to visitors of Rolla and the surrounding region lies in its recreational opportunities. Called one of the "101 Best Outdoor" towns, Rolla’s outdoor attractions abound with numerous springs, forested hills, rivers and trout streams. The parks system boasts over 304 acres including more than 10 miles of walking/bike trails, outdoor water park, a skate park, and a state-of-the-art indoor fitness complex. The Centre, Rolla's health and recreation complex, includes a 4,000-squre-foot fitness center, two gymnasiums, walking track, child care facility, and aquatics center with an Olympic-size pool, three-story water slide, lazy river and vortex. Accommodations include numerous hotels, motels and bed-and-breakfasts, as well as a wide variety of home-style, family restaurants, all available at affordable prices. For more information on what Rolla can do for you, go to www.visitrolla.com. STATS • Over 300 acres of park land • 50,000 square feet of gymnasium space • Three volleyball/basketball courts • 4,000-square-foot fitness area • Indoor track • Aquatic center
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