The Center is a baseball/softball practice facility located at the entrance to the Plum Creek Sports Complex. The Training Center is a 5200 sq. ft. steel building with 17 foot high ceilings. It is insulated, heated and has an artificial turf floor surface. It has 3 retractable net batting cages, portable pitching mounds and room for limited infield practice. The Training Center will allow area youth baseball/softball teams and individuals a place to develop their skills during inclement weather or in the off-season.
Other uses for the building are being explored such as Senior Center programs, library programs, child daycare activities as well as other athletic team sports.
The Athletic Training Center was open for use January 1, 2010.
Seward's Cattle National Bank and Trust Company is the corporate sponsor of the Training Center. Other major contributors include: Seward Baseball Association, Plum Creek Ag Enterprises LLC, Seward Softball Association, Brett and Tina Smith, The Seward Foundation, Seward High School Baseball Boosters, Seward Bluejay Booster Club, AKSARBEN Foundation, Storm Softball, Dennis and Connie Erks, Don Hagemoser Memorial, Time-Warner Lincoln, Dennis and Mary Hartman, Rumery Sod and Sprinkler, Wild Chiropractic, Doug Tonniges Memorial and Steve and Melia Ferguson.
Many local businesses and individuals generously donated their time and labor to provide this fine facility to the youth of Seward.