When I started to plan Fastpitch Nation Park, the largest fastpitch complex in New England, I knew I needed something very special for an infield material. Our season is short in this climate and rainouts and playability were our paramount concern. Plus, manpower to manage an 11-field complex with 24 weeks of tournaments had to be manageable and cost effective.
I knew a traditional infield mix, regardless of the quality was not going to suffice. After an extensive search I discovered Southern Red Rock and their incredible natural shale product. We tested the product in our indoor softball facility. After 500 games in the winter we knew this was the right choice for our new outdoor park.
Southern Red Rock was tremendous working with us on all the shipping logistics to get 1,000 tons of material from Alabama to CT The material installed beautifully and we instantly had the finest fields in New England. After our first full season more than 1,000 teams and 3,000 games were played. The rain and heat is no match for this wonderous material. It stays true, does not get hard, grooms fantastically and drains like magic. We never had a cancellation due to unplayable fields. Unless it was raining so hard we were unable to play we played every game of the season.
There is not a finer product for softball infields and warning tracks anywhere.
Fastpitch Nation Park
We have worked with Southern Red Rock for over 10 years and we are always impressed with the quality and consistency of the warning track products they supply. This, along with the quick turnaround time on deliveries and competitive pricing, helps us keep our customer’s warning tracks, including many of the major league spring facilities in Florida, in great condition all season long. We are excited to be working with Southern Red Rock and would gladly recommend their products to anyone.
This premium quality infield mix has really enhanced our playing surface at Voorhees College. This material has allowed us to play a lot of games which may have been rained out in the past. The fascinating fact is that it never fades, is very light and easy to install, and the ball travels great getting true hops. The infielders love taking groundballs and being able to read low to high with comfort. This is a start to allow Voorhees College to be one of the better baseball fields in the south region of the NAIA. Furthermore, our field will help us as a recruiting tool which is very important. I would highly recommend this product and will continue to be a customer in the future.
Head Baseball Coach
Denmark, South Carolina
I have nothing but good things to say about Southern Red Rock and their infield mix. We have multiple facilities and this product helps to keep our fields playable, even after a heavy rain. If you’re looking for an infield mix that will give you a professional looking field with minimal maintenance, then this is the product you need.
Metro Nashville Public Schools
Southern Red Rock is the only place we will get our infield material from. We have been using their product for the past eight years. By using their product, rain outs are no longer a concern. Even after a heavy rainfall, we are back playing within an hour with zero concerns for safety or playability. It plays great and the color of the material is a wonderful addition. Regardless of your budget or number of staff, it is no brainer to use their product!
City of Calera Park and Recreation