The activities that make up the RSL Academy are of the highest priority for the long-term success of the Club. For this reason, and in a consistent direction, as laid forth in The RSL Way, all activities related to the development of potential future professionals are sustained and prioritized by the Club in a manner reflective of this importance.
Settled at the base of the Oquirrh Mountains in beautiful Herriman, Utah, Zions Bank Training Center and the Real Salt Lake Academy offers a world-class sporting environment both inside and out. Inside the largest, pre-engineered, free-standing steel structure in North America, ZBTC boasts 210,000 square feet of artificial playing surface, providing ample space for games and practices with the facility being powered by 56,000 square feet of solar paneling located on top of the facility. Outside, five pristine natural-grass fields sit along the north side of the facility where Real Salt Lake, Real Monarchs SLC, and the RSL Academy train. Indoor and outdoor training facilities are complemented by the onsite RSL Academy High School and a live-in Academy dormitory, thus completing the most ambitious soccer-specific developmental facility in the country.