The outside of the Mill Works sports complex on Town Farm Road.  PHOTO BY JOYCE PELLINO CRANE

Mill Works to Hold Open House, March 24

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The Mill Works, Sports and Health Complex providing Athletics, Fitness, Arts and Education will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Mill Works Open House will feature celebratory events for all ages, classes and activities, and free refreshments. There will be a Ribbon Cutting ceremony with the Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce at 10 a.m. Lil’ Kickers Soccer will host a complimentary Easter Egg Hunt from 12-12:30 p.m. led by ”Kicker,” the bunny mascot.

Tours of the Mill Works will be led by Chris Yule, developer, and Sandra Habe, director.

Emerson Hospital’s Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies and Dr. Robert Cantu Concussion Center will provide a Free Baseline Concussion Testing for children ages 12 and older.

Pre-registration is required. Also in residence is New England Sports and Performance.

Mill Works is a 180,000-square-foot facility offering a Matrix fitness and cardio center, a spinning and group exercise room, six hardwood basketball and futsal courts, two non-boarded indoor turf fields, multi-purpose courts and a walking and running track.

There is a large theater for performances, concerts and talks. Future plans include a children’s indoor playground and restaurant. The Mill Works serves all ages, from the 18-month old enrolled in Lil’ Kickers Child Development Soccer program, to the 80-year-old working out on cardio equipment in the morning and enjoying pickleball on a Friday evening. Leagues, camps and clinics are offered in basketball, soccer, badminton, pickleball, volley ball, flag football and lacrosse. The complex houses child education space for arts, music, movement and science with camps and after-school programs planned.The fitness center offers free weights, cardio and strength equipment with group classes and specialized athletic training. Additional classes in yoga, pilates, MELT, Zumba, indoor cycling, total body conditioning, Barre, cardio kickboxing, Tread & Shred, Tabata as well as massage and alternative therapies are available.

The complex also hosts sports tournaments, most recently for top U13 world soccer teams including the Manchester United Youth Academy and New England Revolution teams. More information about The Mill Works, a Schedule of Open House Events and Pre-registration may be found at www.millworkswestford.com, or calling 978-692-8222.

Mill Works is located at 22 Town Farm Road, Westford.