Skyline Sports Complex

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Skyline Sports Complex
Location 201 Championship Way,
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°15′26.88″N 76°53′27.90″W / 40.2574667°N 76.8910833°W / 40.2574667; -76.8910833
Owner The City of Harrisburg, Department of Parks & Recreation
Capacity 4,000
Surface Grass
Construction
Built 1987
Renovated 2008
Tenants
Harrisburg City Islanders (USL) (2004–2015)

Skyline Sports Complex is a sports complex/stadium on City Island, along the Susquehanna River, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

The original structure was built in 1987 and is adjacent to Metro Bank Park.

The complex/stadium hosts numerous events annually and was the home stadium for the Harrisburg City Islanders soccer team until 2016. It was formerly home to the Central Penn Piranha football team.

The field was under renovation in 2008, which included repositioning and the planting of new grass, in preparation for the 2009 Islanders' season. The upgrade project was headed by Mayor Stephen R. Reed and completed internally by the City of Harrisburg's Department of Parks and Recreation staff.

Due to Skyline Sports Complex field and stadium not meeting up with USL's standards, the Harrisburg City Islanders will splitting their home games next door at FNB Field and at Clipper Magazine Stadium in nearby Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Stadium Expansion/Upgrade[edit]

As of 2015, the parent company of the Harrisburg City Islanders, the Harrisburg Capital Soccer, Inc. have begun applying for grant funding to facilitate upgrades to the existing complex. The proposed upgrades are anticipated to include increasing capacity to 5,000 seats, dedicated VIP areas, entrance plaza, upgraded concessions, restrooms, indoor locker rooms, state-of-the-art broadcasting booth, and a new scoreboard. New seating is intended to be an upgrade from existing bleachers with a mix of individual bucket seats, ten luxury suites, a VIP deck with seating, and bleacher seats with back supports.[1]

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Coordinates: 40°15′26.88″N 76°53′27.90″W / 40.2574667°N 76.8910833°W / 40.2574667; -76.8910833