Ontario Parks Association   
Protecting Tomorrow Today®




Managing and Maintaining Your Sportsturf Infrastructure

Instructed By: 

Left to right: Tom Clancy and Vic Hergott
This comprehensive three (3) day training and development program provides participants with current and evolving information and practices related to providing safe, quality public outdoor sports facilities. The course provides current and timely information, principles and best practices, to assist staff in their responsibility to maintain outdoor sports facilities in an efficient and effective manner. This course will challenge participants engagement through situation, problem solving, and case study situations.
This course will cover: 
  • Risk Management
  • Characteristics and Selection of Grasses
  • Challenges, Issues and Trends
  • Cultural and Maintenance Best Practices
  • Weather and Outdoor Sports
  • Soil Types, Functions and Drainage
  • Irrigation and Wise Water Management
  • New Field Construction and Major Renovations
  • Common Sports Facilities
  • Fertilizers and Nutrient Rich Materials
What to host this session?
For this session we require a classroom that can accommodate approximately 30 people and that has a projector with screen and a whiteboard available. Having a sports field (specifically a Ball Diamond) nearby is an asset. 

Please email training@ontarioparksassociation.ca to find out available hosting dates.

Upcoming events

No events available

For more information, please send an email, referencing the course title, to training@ontarioparksassociation.ca

Ontario Parks Association

7856 5th Line South · Milton · Ontario · L9T 2X8 *

Phone: 905-864-6182 · Toll Free: 1-866-560-7783

Email: shelley@ontarioparksassociation.ca or training@ontarioparksassociation.ca

(*Note: If you are mapping our location, enter Halton Hills, not Milton, as the city)


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