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Roseville ’ s Roebbelen Center @ the Grounds hosts all kinds of events , including sports tournaments that bring thousands of visitors to the area .
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Fun for All

Activities abound for residents and visitors alike By Jennifer von Geldern

Placer Valley ’ s world-class recreation , amenities , shopping , dining and businesses make for an unsurpassed quality of life . It ’ s the place to be not only for residents but visitors , too . Across the region , attractions and events draw locals and out-of-towners . In Roseville , @ the Grounds hosts trade shows , concerts , sporting events , meetings , fairs and festivals . This multifaceted events facility sits on 55 acres and offers 10 unique rental venues , including the 160,000-square-foot

Roebbelen Center , a speedway and several outdoor spaces .
One of those is the new Attaway Pavilion , which opened in May and is named in honor of David Attaway , the former CEO of @ the Grounds and Placer Valley Tourism . Attaway , one of the biggest visionaries for the development of the former Placer County Fairgrounds into @ the Grounds , passed away earlier this year . His eponymous venue has a stage for concerts and will host myriad outdoor events for years to come .
“ Our calendar of events has really exploded this year ,” says Kim Summers , interim CEO of @ the Grounds and Placer Valley Tourism . “ Demand for the Roebbelen Center has always been strong , with only a few holiday weekends still available for bookings , but demand for the other buildings has greatly increased this year , with many last-minute bookings for meetings and trainings especially . The sports tournaments bring many visitors to the area and have already generated more than 7,000 room nights for Placer Valley hotels in just the first five months of 2022 .”
Rocklin offers a bounty of outdoor recreation , with the Sunset Whitney Recreation Area as its newest attraction . In 2018 , the City of Rocklin completed the purchase of approximately 184 acres , previously the Rocklin Golf Club , and is transforming it into
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