The new $78 million Zions Bank Training Center in Herriman has turned heads world wide and the enormity of the 42-acre, world-class facility has become abundantly clear. Those who know Real Salt Lake Owner Dell Loy Hansen know that there is no operating speed which is fast enough, and no challenge or idea which is too large.


To put Hansen's vision of growing soccer in the state of Utah into perspective, below are a few quick numbers regarding the Zions Bank Real Academy campus, one of the finest soccer facilities in the world and the only one with fantastic views of the Wasatch Mountains and Salt Lake Valley:


Zions Bank Training Facility:

Over 70,000 square feet of floor area in the STEM High School grades 9-12


Another 70,000 sf of floor area for Academy / Professional Team Training Area, Administration


Over 90,000 sf of masonry walls and veneer


Over 23,000 sf of exterior glass (windows)


Over 62,000 sf of metal wall panels (siding)

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Zions Bank Training Center Indoor Fields:

The largest free-span structure in North America boasts:


210,000 square feet of Indoor Fields


400’ clear “span width”


525’ long


70’ high “roof peak”


750-person capacity spectator seating


10,000 sf indoor concessions area with two (2) full-service kitchens, plus dining capacity for 200+


(12) 18’ diameter air circulation fans


Polycarbonate glazing panels for natural light without glare issues of clear glass


Siding w/ Claret-and-Cobalt design inspired by & honoring Piet Mondrian “Composition II” painting


Photovoltaic Solar Panels: (confirm with Auric Solar)


Indoor Fields Roof – 957 kWatts,  56,800 square feet in area


Stadium Roof – 166 kWatts, 9,800 sf of area

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Zions Bank Stadium: 

5,000-seat capacity includes:


  • Press Boxes, Owner’s Suite, Hospitality Suite
  • Precast concrete tiered seating on East Side
  • Aluminum bleacher seating on West Side
  • Multiple concessions areas
  • Playground


Standing Seam Metal Roofing:

Over 264,800 square feet on the indoor Training Facility


Over 17,500 sf on the Stadium Roofs


Natural Grass TORO fields:

Twenty-one (21) foot high retaining wall in three tiers (“Great Wall of Herriman”)


Five (5) full-size practice fields for RSL / Monarchs / Academy use


One (1) Herriman City / park field

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