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Sports Field Operations are responsible for:

  • 1600+ City of Edmonton sports fields which include:
    • 132 full shale infield ball diamonds
    • 489 standard grass infield ball diamonds
    • 131 teaching stations
    • 867 rectangular fields
    • 11 soccer teaching stations
    • 15 – 400 metre running tracks with 6 specialized amenities
  • 2400+ sports field fixtures (backstops-goal posts)
  • 15 booked no fixture fields
  • 3 artificial turf fields
  • 83 tennis courts
  • 400+ long jump pits in school yards
  • 6 athletic facilities operating 7 days per week (16 hours per day) mid-April through November
    • In the south they are John Fry Park, Goldstick Park, Rollie Miles Athletic Park and Mill Wood’s District Park
    • In the North they are Johnny Bright Park and Coronation District Park

Some of the work accomplished by the Sports Field Operations Team in 2014 includes:

  • Marking lines on approximately 1000 rectangular fields
  • Inspected/maintained/re-surfaced a combined total of 3216 diamonds
  • Visited tennis courts 2851 times for maintenance and to ensure safe play
  • Prepared fields for over 360 registered user groups, not including school or casual use
  • Prepared fields for 130,000 booked hours. This does not include school or casual use. This is the equivalent to 65,000 games (2-hour).
  • 55% of sports field booked use is concentrated in 2 months, May and June

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online
Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555
Email 311@edmonton.ca

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