Albuquerque city council approves sports tourism initiative

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – City councilors have signed off on the funding aimed at ramping up sports tourism in Albuquerque.

The $28 million for the plan comes from the lodger’s tax paid by hotels. The projects include a new soccer complex, renovations to a westside baseball complex, and improvements at Isotopes Park.

It also covers a makeover at Los Altos Park near Eubank and I-40, which is notorious for being overrun with homeless camps. Upgrades include renovating its four softball fields and adding a fifth, as well as building a BMX track.

The goal is to attract tournaments and other events bringing more visitors to Albuquerque.

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