About the Indoor Athletic Facility
Reacting to the growing demand for a year round athletic facility and sports center that provides varied recreational opportunities, The Edge Sports Center was developed to provide a state-of-the-art recreational facility for athletes of all ages.
The athletic facility and sports complex is anchored with two ice hockey rinks, two outdoor turf athletic fields with one field enclosed for the winter months, a state of the art athlete training center, and a health club facility.
In addition to filling a vital need in the community, the Edge Sports Center provides local and regional businesses the unique opportunity to reach an audience of athletes and families of local communities and beyond.
With annual attendance of over 575,000 athletes and family members, the Edge Sports Center has become the premier hub as a North West Boston recreational facility. The athletic facility hosts over 260,000 youth athletes and over 85,000 adult athletes each year.
The Edge Sports Center was founded and is managed by Scott Fusco. Scott graduated from Harvard University in 1986 where he was a two time All-American hockey player, the career scoring leader, and the Hobey Baker award winner in that year. Scott was also was a member of the US Olympic Hockey Team in 1984 and 1988. Prior to starting the Edge Sports Center, Fusco was a founder and Sr. Vice President of Software Quality Partners, a large regional IT consulting company.
The ice rink at the Edge Sports Center plays host to youth and adult teams from throughout New England. There are over 3,000 youth and adult hockey players that use the sports facility on a weekly basis during hockey season. In addition, many families utilize the ice skating rink for figure skating, learn to skate programs, public skating, and summer camps.
The major tenants in the hockey rink are the local programs of Lexington Bedford Youth Hockey, Bedford High School Hockey, Concord Carlisle High School Hockey, Lexington High School Hockey, and the East Coast Wizards youth hockey program, one of the largest and most prestigious youth hockey programs in the country. The East Coast Wizards Hockey alone is comprised of 650 players on 20 girls’ teams, 16 boys’ teams, a co-ed development program, and 3 adult hockey teams. The Edge Sports Center hosts a minimum of 750 youth hockey games, 600 adult hockey games and 60 high school hockey games per season. Visiting hockey teams come from area towns such as Lincoln, Newton, Sudbury, Wayland, Westford, Burlington, Woburn, Winchester, and Weston.
The Edge Sports Center Turf facility is comprised of two full size outdoor turf fields that are utilized by the soccer teams, lacrosse teams, field hockey teams, and baseball youth organizations in Bedford and the surrounding communities. Several elite soccer clubs and lacrosse clubs make the Edge Sports Center their home field for athletic training and games. Major clubs include Mass Premier Soccer, Benfica USA, and the Middlesex Falcons, and NESSL. The Edge Sports Center and indoor recreational facility also runs our own youth soccer leagues and adult soccer leagues and has several other large adult and youth groups as customers. One of the turf fields is enclosed from November through March allowing for indoor winter training and winter sports league play for youth sports programs and adult teams year round. The Edge turf facility hosts over 125,000 youth players and over 50,000 adult athletes per year.
The remainder of the Edge Sports Center is home to Dragon Conditioning, a sports strength and conditioning facility home to both Gold Medal Cross Fit, and Achieve Physical Therapy. As primary tenants in the Edge Sports Center, these businesses provide individual and team performance training, reconditioning, physical therapy, and personal training for athletes of all levels.
Located in Bedford, Massachusetts, the indoor recreational facility is approximately 5 minutes from Interstate 95/Route 128 and within 10 minutes of the Interstate 93, Route 3, and the Route 2 interchanges with Route 95/128. The central location of the indoor athletic facility allows sponsors to reach residents in such towns as Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Billerica, Burlington, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, Lexington, Waltham, Winchester, Weston, and Woburn and other surrounding communities.