FAQs

Where is Dick’s Sporting Goods Park located?

The complex is located nine miles northeast of downtown Denver in Commerce City, Colorado. The complex is just north of the Northfield Stapleton development, and is conveniently located between downtown Denver and DIA airport. It is a little more than a mile north of the intersection of I-70 and Quebec Street, at the juncture of 60th & Quebec. The actual address of the stadium is 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City, CO 80022.


What is the total size of the complex?

The Dick's Sporting Goods Park entire footprint is comprised of 917 total acres.


What is the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park complex comprised of?

The development is a joint project of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment and Commerce City that includes an 18,000-seat home stadium for the Colorado Rapids Major League Soccer Club, and 24 fields surrounding the stadium that are used for team practice fields, both youth and adult soccer leagues, and match fields for numerous sports. Additionally, the site contains the new city offices of Commerce City, retail development, and a visitor’s center that will serve as the entryway to the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge and the offices of the US Fish and Wildlife service.


What kind of parking is available at the complex?

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park has nearly 5,000 parking spaces located on the grounds of the complex. There is no additional charge to park at the stadium for Colorado Rapids games, as parking fees are already built into the price of event tickets. For all special events additional charges for parking may apply. For more info and maps, click on the 'Parking' tab above.


What are the box office hours?

Box office operating hours and other ticketing information can be found by clicking here.


Can I bring food and drink into the stadium?

Outside food and/or beverages may not be brought into the stadium. Fans entering the stadium for Rapids games, concerts, or other events should leave their food and beverages in their vehicles.

Guests ARE allowed to bring in personal water bottles, provided they meet the following guidelines. As always, event specific policies could change this policy at any time.

Guest are allowed to bring water bottles into the stadium provided they meet the following guidelines:

  • Must be 32 oz or less and in a clear plastic bottle. All labels must be removed from the bottle before entering the stadium.
  • Factory sealed or unsealed.
  • Must be water. No other liquids of any kind.
  • Water may not be in aluminum or metal cans of any kind.

Food and beverage items ARE permitted out on the fields complex.


Are there ATM's at the stadium?

There is one ATM located outside the stadium, on the west side of the stadium next to the ticket office between gates “F” and “G”.

There are also ATM's located inside the stadium on the south concourse, by Eighteen76, above section 118.


Is there a restaurant located at the stadium?

Yes, there is Eighteen76, located at the south end of the stadium that typically opens a few hours ahead of scheduled events at the stadium. Eighteen76 is also available for rent on an individual basis.


Is public transportation available to Dick's Sporting Goods Park?

Yes, the #88 RTD bus route stops right at the corner of the complex, on the corner of 56th & Quebec.


How can I find out about employment opportunities at Dick's Sporting Goods Park?

Every time a job posting comes up at Dick's Sporting Goods Park, or with one of the complex's affiliated partners, it is immediately posted on this website. Potential applicants may view job descriptions and apply online by clicking here.


How does Dick’s Sporting Goods Park compare to soccer-specific stadium complexes around the world?

Dick’s Sporting Good Park is the largest and most state-of-the-art professional stadium & soccer complex in the world. The soccer-specific stadium and the complex, comprised of 24 additional fields surrounding it, is the largest professional complex in the USA as well. Also, no other stadium in the world has a fully-integrated electrionic signage system, comprised of the video board, ribbon boards, marquee, and stadium clocks all as part of the same electronic system, as Dick’s Sporting Goods Park does.


What is the most convenient way to reach the stadium?

The stadium complex site is less than two miles north of Interstate 70 in northeast Denver. It is also close to I-225 and 270. It is near RTD’s Stapleton Transit Station and Commerce City Park & Ride stop.

Depending on which direction you are coming from, there are several easy options to reach the complex. For specific driving directions and maps to the stadium, click here.


Who owns the stadium?

The city of Commerce City owns the stadium. Kroenke Sports & Entertainment operates the venue.


What was the total cost of building the complex?

The project was budgeted at $131 million and included construction of the stadium, playing fields, and infrastructure improvements leading to the complex, such as roads.


Who are the principles behind Dick’s Sporting Goods Park?

The complex was developed by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment – owner of Colorado Rapids, as well as the NBA Denver Nuggets, NHL Colorado Avalanche, NLL Colorado Mammoth, Pepsi Center, Paramount Theatre, Altitude Premium Consulting, Opera Shop production services group and co-owner of the AFL Colorado Crush and Universal Lending Pavilion – and the city of Commerce City, Colorado.


How much did taxes increase to pay for the complex?

Commerce City residents paid no additional tax. All costs were paid by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment or through issuance of bonds that do not require taxpayer subsidy.


Who contributed to the stadium complex cost?

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment and Commerce City split the cost of the project evenly with KSE and Commerce City providing roughly $65 million each.


Who can use the stadium facilities?

The stadium is the home of Colorado Rapids, who are the primary tenant. Concerts, high school events, corporations, businesses, community organizations and other outdoor sports entities are patrons of the stadium as well.

Portions of the stadium can also be rented out to interested parties by KSE for both public and private events. The complex fields are available to a wide variety of youth and adult sports leagues. There are no "free use" times on the fields complex, all fields are scheduled and reserved through the Rapids offices.

For more information, please call 303.727.3500.


Is the stadium used for other events besides Colorado Rapids matches?

Yes. The venue to date has hosted several other events, such as outdoor concerts, international soccer matches, the 2007 MLS All-Star Game, Colorado’s biggest 4th of July fireworks show, festivals, Easter and Halloween community events, outdoor wrestling matches, health fairs, and many other types of events.


How does this stadium fit in with the other Denver sports venues?

Colorado sports fans have long embraced new venues as a means for improving the state's sports culture and Denver is one of an elite few cities to have built a new football stadium, a new baseball stadium, a multi-purpose arena, and state-of-the art college facility within the past decade. This soccer-specific stadium complex provides numerous options for improving the sport of soccer, and the entire complex will lead the way in developing both the top domestic and international youth soccer programs located anywhere in the Rocky Mountain region.


What was the complex’s timetable?

Preliminary designs for the site and stadium were made public in late 2004, with groundbreaking for the stadium taking place in Spring 2005. The complex was officially dubbed Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Nov. 11, 2006. The stadium complex was completed in time for the grand opening on April 7, 2007. Other phases of the project, such as retail development, will be developed over the next 10 years.


How can I learn more about the steps that Commerce City and Dick’s Sporting Goods Park have taken to mitigate noise levels from the complex?

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park and the city of Commerce City are committed to maintaining acceptable noise levels at and around the complex. To make a noise complaint or for more information, you can call the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park noise hotline at 303.727.3777.