Amherst Eyes New Turf Field to Serve Daemen, Youth Athletes

Jan 11, 2020

The Town of Amherst is planning improve West Royal Park, near the 90-290 interchange, in a project that includes partnering with Daemen College on a new artificial turf field. (John Hickey/Buffalo News)
The Town of Amherst is planning to improve West Royal Park, near the 90-290 interchange, in a project that includes partnering with Daemen College on a new artificial turf field.

The Town of Amherst wants to construct an artificial turf field at West Royal Park that would serve Daemen College athletes, youth soccer and football players and other users.

The field is one of a number of improvements the town is weighing for the park just to the south of Main Street and the Interstate 90-290 interchange.

Amherst and Daemen officials have discussed the project, which would see the town pay for the construction of the field and other amenities and see the college pay to use the field.

The work would “renew and reinvigorate” West Royal Park, Amherst Supervisor Brian J. Kulpa said in his State of the Town address Friday.
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