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Mary and John Geisse Soccer Complex

Mary and John Geisse Soccer Complex


Phased Construction Timeline


Club house with restrooms, concessions, storage, meeting room.


Stage one:

2011-2012 drainage pipe installed from 56th Street to intake in SW corner of Soccer Tots field.
Intake structures installed the entire length plus 6 along entrance.
Entrance to 56th Street with passing blister, acceleration lane, de-acceleration lane.
Culvert replaced under 56th Street to bring storm water south under the road.
Open swale to collect and move water from each boundary to the drainage pipe. Utility poles relocated.

Stage two: 

2012 Filled and repair low lying grass areas in the north part of the complex not addressed by Stage one.
Raised level of far north row of Mayor’s Gardeners to prevent flood damage to crops.
Filled and repair low lying areas along the service road (parking for Gardeners).


Placed gravel and dirt around paving, November, 2010
Gate installed north entrance, October, 2010
Paved roads, lots, October 20, 2010
United Water sustainability grant, porous asphalt handicapped spaces installed, October, 2010.
Irrigation installed new north fields, Spring, 2010


4′ Mini feeder trail installed 4′ feet south of and along the south paved entrance, 12/2/09
Tree and Shrubs Planting, November 7, 2009 (Indy Parks, hundred)
Tree Planting, May 30, 2009 (Indy Parks, hundred)
Posts 4×4 installed around traffic areas (hundreds) 2008-2009
Snack bar constructed 2008
Barn storage constructed 2008
Tree Planting, November 1, 2008 (Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, 100 trees)
Feeder trail installed across south side of Mayor’s Gardens, 2008.
Tree Planting, December 15, 2007 (Spruce)
Storage Container installed, 2007


2006 New North fields installed, South entrance paved, gravel south lot installed, irrigation installed
August 22, 2006 New North fields graded & seeded, paved south entrance, installed South parking lot
June 30, 2006 South parking lot constructed, irrigation installed
May, 2006 Veolia Water North America brings water to MJGSC for irrigation
March 30, 2006  Honorary First Game played on new fields


2005 Greenways Trail bridge construction May, 2005


Fall 2004  Initial South gravel parking lot constructed
November 7, 2004 Gravel for initial south lot installed
October 7, 2004 Initial south lot graded


Summer 2004 South fields constructed
September 30, 2004  Grass planted
September 3, 2004 Fields graded
June 4, 2004 South entrance created, field staked
May 19, 2004 Complex staked
March 15, 1999 MJGSC announced


Mary & John Geisse Soccer Complex
7225 West 56th Street 
Indianapolis, Indiana 46254

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