PYLUSD and the city of Yorba Linda celebrated the grand opening of Mustang Fields on Friday, Feb. 3. The event featured a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the unveiling of a dedication plaque and recognition of the Yorba Linda High School varsity football team, which recently won the CIF Southern Section Division 8 championship.
Proclamations were presented by the city, U.S. Representative Ed Royce’s office, State Senator Josh Newman and State Assembly Member Phillip Chen.
Additionally, students from Fairmont Elementary School – about one mile south of Mustang Fields – joined in on the fun, leading the sizable crowd in the national anthem, and performing a fun rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” The YLHS jazz band also played a selection of songs for the honored guests.
Construction of Mustang Fields began in November 2015 as a joint-use project between PYLUSD and the city of Yorba Linda. A naming committee consisting of parents, students, community members, teachers and staff from both PYLUSD and Yorba Linda reviewed publicly submitted names for the new complex. Through this process, the Board of Education approved the name “Mustang Fields” in September 2016. This name ties into the mascot of Yorba Linda High School, as well as equestrian interests in the area.
Mustang Fields features two softball fields, soccer fields, restrooms, a concession building, a tot-lot and a picnic area, among other amenities. The new facility is located at 4175 Fairmont Blvd. next to Yorba Linda High School.
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