The former Clinton Country Club was purchased by Bridgepoint Education and is now property of Ashford University for future campus expansion.
A new state-of-the-art artificial turf soccer field and an outdoor all-weather track has been completed on the lower portion of the campus and hosts the AU men's and women's soccer programs and well as the men's and women's outdoor track and field teams.
On Nov. 17, 2012, Ashford South Campus played host to the opening round of the NAIA Men's & Women's Soccer National Championships. The AU women downed Davenport University (Mich.) in a thrilling 4-3 win. Later that night, the men followed suit with against Benedictine College (Kan.) with a 3-2 triumph.
The upper portion of the new purchase hosts the Ashford men's and women's cross country teams.
The property is located in Clinton at 1650 South 14th Street.
The Ashford tennis teams call the Ashford Indoor Community Tennis Center home after Bridgepoint Education purchased the former YMCA Tennis Center on 4th Avenue South in Clinton in late May 2009. The facility boasts four courts that can be used for year-round competition and practice.
The facility was built 10 years ago by the Armstrong Curtis Foundation on land owned by the YMCA and then presented the building as a gift to the organization.
Kehl (pronounced Keel) Arena (capacity 1,100), located within the Durgin Educational Center, serves as home to Ashford men's and women's basketball and volleyball events as well as an indoor practice facility for the track and field squads. Dedicated in 1998, the Durgin Educational Center houses the Ashford's athletic offices, the Golinvaux Fitness Center/Weight Room and the HyVee Inc. Athletic Training Room, where Saints' student-athletes work with professional staff to maintain peak condition.
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The ballpark formerly known as Riverview Stadium was renamed Ashford University Field effective on October 1, 2011 after the Clinton City Council approved a partnership between Ashford University and the Clinton LumberKings organization.
Primarily home to the Lumberkings, the Seattle Mariners' Class A affiliation, the Saints' baseball team is privileged to use the picturesque baseball facility as one of its home venues during the regular season.
The historic ballpark was built in 1937 and has a capacity of 3,000 fans. Many Major League Baseball players have played at Ashford University Field on their way to the professional ranks including all-stars Grady Sizemore (Cleveland), Jason Bay (Seattle) and Ian Kinsler (Texas).
The Saints occasionally use Camanche High School as a secondary field if there is a scheduling conflict, with that field located in nearby Camanche, Iowa.
The Saints' softball squad shares the pristine facilities with Clinton High School atop the premises of Eagle Heights Elementary School. Located off of Main Ave., an isolated atmosphere sets an ideal stage for Ashford home events on the diamond.
The Saints' men's and women's golf teams call Valley Oaks Golf Club home. The 18-hole course is located at 3330 Harts Mill Rd. in Clinton.
The Saints' men's and women's bowling programs make their home at Plaza Bowl of Clinton. Located on 1119 N. 2nd St., Ashford utilizes the facility as its home venue for practices and future events.