For Immediate Release
Date: December 7, 2020
Contact: Commissioner Ben Salango, Kanawha County Commission
Shawnee Sports Complex Closed for All Sports Activities Until January 11, 2021 In accordance with the Governor’s Order, Shawnee Sports Complex will be not be permitting practices, games or any sports activities at this time. For this reason, the fields will be closed for use. This applies to all sports, both school affiliated and travel. Shawnee will be open 8:30am-4:30pm for walking and will be closed on the weekends until January 11, 2021, or until the Governor’s Order is no longer in effect.
“Shawnee Sports Complex has been able to partner seamlessly with the Kanawha County Health Department and the Kanawha County Commission to provide eight testing days for our residents. We also expect to use the Complex to set up Covid-19 vaccination distribution as soon as the vaccine is available,” stated Kent Carper, Kanawha County Commission President.
Commissioner Ben Salango stated, “While we currently will not have sports activities at Shawnee, we are very proud to be able to provide a great location for Covid-19 testing for our county. So far, we have tested thousands of our residents at Shawnee and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. The health and safety of everyone is our top priority.” For updates on the closure or any questions, please call Shawnee at (304) 357-5147 or visit Shawnee’s website www.shawneesports.com.