Joint Release
September 14, 2023 (San Marcos, CA) – Erickson-Hall Construction Co. and Palomar College in San Marcos, California, will celebrate the topping off of the Palomar College Athletics Stadiums on September 20th at 1:30 p.m.

The scope of this project encompasses the construction of a new football stadium and a new softball stadium on the existing Palomar Community College main campus. The new football stadium will house a press box with an elevator, a masonry storage building, and synthetic turf playing surface. The new softball stadium will include a press box, individual stadium seating, bullpens, batting cages, a field house, masonry dugouts, and an all natural turf outfield with clay infield playing surfaces.

“Erickson-Hall has extensive experience in the construction of athletic facilities specifically for schools, and we are excited about the tremendous work in progress,” said Dr. Star Rivera-Lacey, Superintendent/President of Palomar College. “These two new stadiums represent an incredible opportunity to serve our student athletes and our surrounding communities.” 

The Palomar College Athletics Stadiums project has been a collaborative effort that brought together Erickson-Hall Construction Co. and the Palomar Community College District. 

“Being chosen to construct these new and important facilities for Palomar College is an honor,” said Mat Gates, President of Erickson-Hall. “Our team is working hard to deliver two innovative stadiums for Palomar College, each that provides spaces for student-athletes to train, compete and enjoy, and for spectators to watch various sports with exceptional visibility.”

The stadiums project is expected to be complete in 2024. 

ARCHITECT HMC Architects – Ontario

About Erickson-Hall Construction Co.
Celebrating 25 years of excellence in the construction industry, Erickson-Hall is a recognized industry leader completing over $2 billion in successful construction projects, of which $1.5 billion has been for K-12 and higher education developments.  The employee-owned company has been serving the Southern California markets of San Diego, Imperial, Orange, South Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties since 1998. Services include preconstruction, general contracting, construction management, design-build, design assist-build, lease-leaseback and program management for educational, fire, essential services, civic, parks, recreation, faith-based, office and healthcare facilities. The company has an award-winning portfolio of completed projects and has received numerous awards for safety. For more information, visit Find us on LinkedIn and follow us on Instagram and Facebook.  

About Palomar College
Palomar College is a public two-year community college. Palomar College has four locations in San Diego County (Rancho Bernardo, Escondido, Fallbrook, and the main campus in San Marcos). Palomar enrolls approximately 25,000 full-time and part-time students. Residents of California are charged only $46 per unit. At Palomar, students may choose from more than 200 associate degree and certificate programs, complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree, train for a career, or enjoy personal enrichment classes for lifelong learning. For more information visit, Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and find us on LinkedIn.