The city of Buffalo received funding for a new indoor athletic complex at Shoshone Park.
New York State Senator Chris Jacobs announced that the city had secured one million dollars of the four million needed.
The complex will host baseball, softball, soccer, and lacrosse games.
Don Morris, the president of the Hertel North Park Youth Baseball, said that young athletes needs this to develop.
"Our kids don't get a chance to work on their craft every day of the year all year. If they are playing baseball, they get maybe three months. Now they'll get 12."
If the money can be raised, officials hope that this complex will be completed by 2020.