Massive New Detroit Pistons Practice Facility (why it's worth checking out!)
By Sherry Trautman | Traveling Michigan at Travel-Mi.com
690 Amsterdam, Detroit, MI
The new Detroit
Pistons Practice Facility is part of a huge $5.1 billion building initiative happening
in Detroit. Construction includes Michigan’s tallest skyscraper,
several hotels, Little Caesar’s Headquarters, residential spaces, eateries, a
business school, parks, entertainment, the Henry Ford Hospital Brigitte Harris
Cancer Pavilion, a Ford factory and much more.
is the new Detroit Pistons Practice Facility a state-of-the-art training center
for the Detroit Pistons, but the facility offers a grocery store, food, fitness
and retail amenities open to the public.
The $90 million
new Detroit Pistons Practice Facility is the largest in the NBA and is also
corporate headquarters. As a bonus to the
Detroit Michigan community, the space offers publicly accessible
grocery, food, fitness and retail amenities.
A scenic 125-foot enclosed glass walkway connects the Detroit Pistons
Practice Facility with the William Clay Ford Center for Athletic
Medicine. This walkway offers players
and doctors easy accessibility to quickly diagnosis injuries and prescribe rehabilitative
These invaluable resources, all under one roof has created
unprecedented integration of sports science and research for the players and
The Detroit Pistons Practice Facility will host youth basketball clinics and Pistons Academy basketball programs throughout the year, which is a great benefit to the Detroit community.
Detroit Pistons Practice Facility Amenities for Both Players and Office Include:
- Innovative locker room and hang out area
- Full-service kitchen/dining facilities with on-site chefs
- Weight room facility with innovative performance technology
- Performance study room and meeting rooms
- Training capabilities with three hydro pools and cryogenic
- Outside access offering outstanding views of the city
- Rocket Fiber Detroit Pistons Broadcast Studio complete with
- New large parking structure for the Detroit Pistons and
Henry Ford personnel
Tom Gores, The Pistons' Owner Says...
Gores, the Detroit Pistons’ owner said, “The Detroit Pistons Practice Facility is a huge win – for the
community, our franchise, our fans and our future,” said Mr. Gores. “It’s the
best training facility in the league and will give our players and coaches an
edge in maximizing their performance. We are grateful to Henry Ford and
everyone who played a part in establishing our new home.”
“This is an important milestone, but our work in Detroit is only getting started. Our ambitions have always been bigger than just basketball,” said Mr. Gores. “This is an investment in the future of our city.”
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