Great Park Sports Complex in Irvine, California, is fully equipped to handle a soccer tournament of any size. Its greatest feature, a soccer stadium with seating for up to 2,500 spectators, will make your team feel like their playing in the World Cup. Great Park Sports Complex has six other soccer fields on the premises. As well as 25 tennis courts, including a championship court with seating for 140 people. There is a championship volleyball court that can hold 164 spectators and four other volleyball courts as well. Two athletic fields, North Lawn and South Lawn, can be found at Great Park Sports Complex and are usable for soccer or other sports. There is also a kid’s play area with plenty of things to climb on, slide down, and space to run around.

Things to Do

Big Air Trampoline Park

Everyone knows children, tweens, and teens can get a bit rambunctious at times. Big Air Trampoline Park is just the place to alleviate some of that boisterous behavior. Your team has a lot of ways to jump around and have some fun. Bounce around however you want in the big court area and show off a backflip or two. Dunk some basketballs at the trampoline dunk station or play a game of high altitude dodgeball as both you and the dodgeballs ricochet off trampolines. At Big Air, you’ll also find a rock wall to climb, a laser maze you can attempt to navigate through, and battle beam area to play in. Group rates are available for any groups of 15 or more. 23251 Avenida De La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA 92653


An amusement park that has something for everyone on your team, Boomers! will keep the team entertained for a while. The park offers amazing group rates and sport packages for teams of 10 or more. Definitely take advantage of these offers if you visit. Upon arrival, your team’s faces are going to light up when they spot all of the exciting rides and games. Play a round of mini golf on Boomers! challenging course. Zip around in a speedy go-kart, or battle each other in bumper boats. Laser tag, a rock wall, massive arcade, and two exhilarating thrill rides can also be found at Boomers! 3405 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612

Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21 IMAX & RPX

A Regal Theatre, Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21 IMAX & RPX is held to a high standard and goes above and beyond to provide an excellent movie experience for its customers. This monstrous theater shows upwards of 20 different movies every day, each with multiple show times, making this an easy outing to coordinate into your busy schedule. Thankfully, it’s only a short trip from Great Park Sports Complex. Grab whatever concessions you prefer, sink down into one of the theater’s comfy seats, and enjoy a movie in either normal, IMAX, or RPX (Regal Premium Experience). 500 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618

Irvine Spectrum Center

Enjoy some shopping and get a little sun while you do it at Irvine Spectrum Center. This immense shopping center houses almost 200 individual stores and restaurants for you and your team to browse! Purchase a couple souvenirs for yourself or someone back home or just simply walk around a beautifully maintained mall grounds. Fountains, a Ferris wheel, and more are all part of the experience. Irvine Spectrum Center is known as one of southern California’s most popular shopping, dining, and entertainment spots for a reason. There is so much to see and do there, including Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21 IMAX & RPX. 670 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618

Turtle Rock Community Park

Take a break from rushing around from place to place and stop to smell the flowers. Visit Turtle Rock Community Park and spend a little of your trip relaxing. Lounge on the grass or near the creek and watch as ducks frolic in the water. Take a blissful walk around the park on one of the walking trails. Sand volleyball courts and a playground area are also available if anyone on your team would rather run around than relax. Pack lunches for the team and take a moment to eat together at one of Turtle Rock’s picnic areas. 1 Sunnyhill, Irvine, CA 92603

Pretend City Children’s Museum

Learn a little something during your trip to Great Park Sports Complex by going to Pretend City Children’s Museum. This museum has all sorts of areas for your team to learn, create, and play. Let out your inner artist in the art studio and make a masterpiece using various art and crafts supplies. Have some fun at the beach area and learn about animals that call the shore and ocean home. Construct buildings and more at the construction site. Pretend City Children’s Museum has much more to offer your team when you visit. Explore the museum at your own pace in a self-guided tour and have an exciting time while you learn. 29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618

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Places to Eat

The Cut

Originally a food truck, The Cut is now a full-fledged restaurant serving up handcrafted, scrumptious hamburgers. Recognized as one of Orange County’s best burgers by local critics, The Cut knows their way around a hamburger. Dig into one of their unique all beef or veggie patties and see for yourself why the people of Orange County love The Cut’s burgers so much. Not in to hamburgers? The Cut also cooks up a braised brisket sandwich, chicken sandwiches, and other delicious dishes. 3831 Alton Pkwy Suite C, Irvine, CA 92606

North Italia

North Italia is the place to go in Irvine if you and your team are in the mood for Italian. With over a decade of experience, North Italia knows what they’re doing in regards to authentic Italian cuisine. Their pizza has quite the reputation. Order a couple pies for your team and bite in to the crispy crust, airy dough, and fresh ingredients all melded into one tasty slice of pizza. Like the pizza, North Italia’s pasta is also handmade. Be forewarned though. After you try pasta here, your standards will certainly be raised for all pasta dishes to come. North Italia cooks up some other Italian classics as well, like chicken parmesan and grilled Branzino. A kid’s menu with items like spaghetti and meatballs and chicken tenders is also available. 2957 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612

Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen

Looking for some genuine Latin food near Great Park Sports Complex? Look no further than Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen. Their love of Latin food shows in every one of their dishes. Made with fresh ingredients and expert techniques, Cha Cha’s cranks out tasty Hispanic hits. Dip tortilla chips into their homemade guacamole for your appetizer. Various out of the box taco and enchilada recipes separate Cha Cha’s from other Latin restaurants. They also have a sizeable selection of signature dishes to choose from. 13126 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92602

The Stand

Providing a fresh spin on American classics, The Stand knows their way around a grill. This restaurant has that comfy, familiar diner atmosphere to go along with its comfort foods. Try one of The Stand’s out of the ordinary burgers. Turkey and veggie patties can be substituted for beef if you so choose. Besides hamburgers, The Stand has plenty of appetizing sandwiches, salads, hot dogs, and sausages. You can even create your own hot dog or sausage if you want! 5633 Alton Pkwy #200, Irvine, CA 92618

There are so many attractions for your team near Great Park Sports Complex. You won’t have a dull moment while you explore Irvine. Whenever you have some time to relax during your tournament, you will be relieved to know that you have a multitude of options at your disposal when looking for something to do.