Lawrence Veterans Memorial Stadium (LVMS) is a 9,000 seat stadium in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The venue originally opened in 1927, and was renovated in 2006. This renovated facility boasts of a state-of-the-art press box and score board, as well as professional quality turf, along with a new ¼ mile synthetic surface track, , and new seating. Fully equipped concession stands and handicap accessible restrooms are located underneath the seating area. It is also easily accessible from Rt. 495.
LVMS is located adjacent to the new Lawrence High School and serves as their home field, as well as the home field of The Central Catholic High School Raiders sports teams, including football, soccer, lacrosse, and outdoor track and field.
The LVMS Athletic Complex has proudly hosted other sports leagues such as:
- Special Olympics of the Merrimack Valley
- Central Catholic Raiders
- Semi-pro football team Mill City Maulers
- Lawrence Pop Warner
- Mill City Jr. Maulers
- Boston Raven
- Over the Hill Soccer League
- Son’s of Italy Road Race
- East Coast Soccer
- Fisher College Soccer League
- Andover Youth Services
In addition to hosting sports events, VMS also hosts City and other non-profit cultural events such as the City of Lawrence’s 4th of July Celebration; the annual national Drum Corp & Bugle competitions featuring Boston Crusaders and Mission Drums; New England’s 2010 Brazilian Festival; Memorial Day Ceremony and Veteran’s Day Ceremony.
LVMS Sports Complex is available for rental for sports, cultural and entertainment events. For more information, please call Jenniffer Jimenez at the City of Lawrence, Business and Economic Development Department at 978-620-3502.
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