Atwood Stadium


Kettering University's Atwood Stadium is a local treasure that unites the Flint community from past to present. 

Kettering University's Atwood Stadium

History

Atwood, an 11,000-seat stadium which opened in 1929, has hosted many memorable events, including rallies for political figures like John F. Kennedy, and concerts for legendary bands like The Who and has served as the backdrop for Flint’s long, proud athletic tradition as an Olympic Gold Medalist, a Heisman Trophy winner and dozens of other athletes went on to successful collegiate and professional careers got their start at Atwood.

Since taking ownership of the stadium in 2013, Kettering has continuously made repairs to masonry, restrooms and concessions near the east end zone, fixed broken lighting and signage, and made upgrades in the locker rooms. The University also has continued to make Atwood available for community events, including youth and intramural sports, Relay for Life and ice skating.

Fireworks over Kettering University's Atwood Stadium.

Restoration of Atwood Stadium

With the help of the Friends of Atwood Stadium, Kettering raised funds to make critical upgrades to the stadium before the grand re-opening in August 2015.

In 2015, Atwood Stadium hosted 128 campus and community events including:

  • 10 varsity football games
  • 17 varsity and junior varsity soccer games including 3 state playoff games
  • 11 Flint PAL Youth football games