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Ball diamond maintenance is a regular, necessary and costly procedure. Ball diamonds require regular grooming and good maintenance practices to keep them looking good and in a safe condition for public use. This program will illustrate best practices and maintenance standards to attendees. This program will help you to understand why proper maintenance is important, how to maintain the diamond properly and safely and what products are out there to help you out when conducting maintenance.


This course will cover:

  • Fundamentals of General Field Maintenance
  • Pitcher’s Mound Maintenance
  • A Front Line Worker's Role
  • Ball Diamond / Fields Checklist for Risk Management Objectives
  • Striping, Lining and Logos
  • Irrigation and Drainage on Infields
  • Dragging, Infield Grooming Practices and Equipment

This course is worth 1 credit towards your Parks Practitioner Designation

Upcoming events

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Instructed By:

Vic Hergott

Want to host this session? 
For this 1 day session we require a classroom that can accommodate at least 30 people and has a projector with screen and a whiteboard or flip chart available. The host facility also needs to be within a short distance (preferably walking distance) to a ball diamond for the demonstration portion of the training session. 

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

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