Sports field categories and maintenance standards

Grass maintenance tracker

Centennial Park: soccer enclosure
Eastview Sports Park (2 + 2): soccer and football
Exhibition Park Hastings Stadium

Maintenance standards for “AA” Soccer fields

Regular maintenance season: June 1 to September 30
Rest periods: limited booking
Type of use: Games only, limited practices with staff approval
Rain-out policy: no play on rained-out fields

Description and frequency of maintenance
Description Frequency
Cutting Height 2 inches
Cutting Frequency 3 (or more) times per week, depending on growth
Painted lines – frequency Weekly
Aeration frequency 4 times per season
Fertilizing frequency 4 times per season
Overseeding frequency 4 times per season
Top dressing frequency Once per season
Litter pick-up Weekly

Maintenance standards for “AA” Baseball fields

Regular maintenance season: June 1 to September 30
Rest periods: limited booking
Type of use: Games only, limited practices with staff approval
Rain-out policy: no play on rained-out fields

Description and frequency of maintenance
DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY
CUTTING HEIGHT 2 inches
CUTTING FREQUENCY 3 (or more) times per week, depending on growth
Painted lines – frequency weekly
Gilling of material on infield when permitted
Chalk lining FrEQUENCY on infield when permitted
AERATION FREQUENCY 3 times per season
FERTILIZING FREQUENCY 4 times per season
OVERSEEDING FREQUENCY 3 times per season
TOP DRESSING FREQUENCY as required
LITTER PICK-UP weekly
Castlebury Park Soccer 1, 2
Exhibition Park Football 3
Guelph Lake Sports Fields Multi-use 1, 2, 3
Silvercreek Park Soccer 1, 2
Margaret Greene Soccer 1, Soccer 2

Maintenance standards

Regular maintenance season: June 1 to September 30
Rest periods: modified start date and closing date
Type of use: open
Rain-out policy: no play on rained-out fields

Description and frequency of maintenance
DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY
CUTTING HEIGHT 2.5 inches
CUTTING FREQUENCY 2 (or more) times per week, depending on growth
PAINTED LINES – FREQUENCY Weekly
AERATION FREQUENCY 4 times per season
FERTILIZING FREQUENCY 4 times per season
OVERSEEDING FREQUENCY 4 times per season
TOP DRESSING FREQUENCY As required
LITTER PICK-UP Weekly
Exhibition Park A1
Guelph Lake Sports Fields GG4, GG5, GG6, GG7
Lyon Park – D2

Maintenance standards

Regular maintenance season: June 1 to September 30
Rest periods: modified start date and closing date
Type of use: open
Rain-out policy: no play on rained-out fields

Description and frequency of maintenance
DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY
CUTTING HEIGHT 2.5 inches
CUTTING FREQUENCY 2 (or more) times per week, depending on growth
GILLING OF MATERIAL ON INFIELD Daily (when permitted)
Painted lines – frequency when permitted
AERATION FREQUENCY 4 times per season
FERTILIZING FREQUENCY 4 times per season
OVERSEEDING FREQUENCY 4 times per season
TOP DRESSING FREQUENCY as required
LITTER PICK-UP weekly
Centennial Park
Joe Kaine – Hardball 8
Larry Pearson – Hardball 1, 2, 3
South End Community Park

Maintenance standards

Regular maintenance season: June 1 to September 30
Rest periods: modified start date and closing date
Type of use: open
Rain-out policy: no play on rained-out fields

Description and frequency of maintenance
DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY
CUTTING HEIGHT 2.5 inches
CUTTING FREQUENCY 2 (or more) times per week, depending on growth
GILLING OF MATERIAL ON INFIELD Daily (when permitted)
Painted lines – frequency when permitted
AERATION FREQUENCY 4 times per season
FERTILIZING FREQUENCY 4 times per season
OVERSEEDING FREQUENCY 4 times per season
TOP DRESSING FREQUENCY as required
LITTER PICK-UP weekly
Bailey Park
Bishop Macdonell School (4)
Bristol Street Park (4)
Centennial Park (6)
Dovercliffe Park (2)
École St. René Goupil
Franchetto Park
Grange Road Park
Wilson Farm Park (1)
      Guelph Curling Club (2)
      Hanlon Creek Par
      Margaret Greene (1)
      O’Connor Lane Park (2)
      Orin Reid Park (2)
      Our Lady of Lourdes C.H.S
      Peter Misersky
    Rickson Park
      Springdale Park (2)
      St. Francis School
      St. James HS
      St. John’s C.H.S
      Waverley Drive Public School (2)
    York Road Park

Maintanence standards

Regular maintenance season: June 1 to September 30
Rest periods: open
Type of use: open
Rain-out policy: no play on rained-out fields

Description and frequency of maintenance
DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY
CUTTING HEIGHT 2.5 inches
CUTTING FREQUENCY 1 cut per week
PAINTED LINES – FREQUENCY when purchased.
AERATION FREQUENCY 4 times per season
FERTILIZING FREQUENCY 4 times per season
OVERSEEDING FREQUENCY 3 times per season
TOP DRESSING FREQUENCY As required
LITTER PICK-UP Weekly
Bailey Park
Exhibition Park Softball 2
Guelph Curling Club (2)
Margaret Greene Park(3)
Pine Ridge Park
Royal City Park
Springdale Park
York Road Park
Earl Brimblecombe Park (2)
Colonial Drive Park
Centennial Park Softball 9, 10
Norm Jary Park (3)
Rickson Park
Skov Park
St. John C.S.
Hugh Guthrie Park
Riverside Park
Sleeman Park
WE Hamilton Park
Woodland Glen
Lyon Park Softball 1

Maintenance standards

Regular maintenance season: June 1 to September 30
Rest periods: open
Type of use: open
Rain-out policy: no play on rained-out fields

Description and frequency of maintenance
DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY
CUTTING HEIGHT 2.5 inches
CUTTING FREQUENCY 1 cut per week
PAINTED LINES – FREQUENCY monthly
Gilling of material on infield Groomed 2-3 times per week. Additional when purchased.
AERATION FREQUENCY 2 times per season
FERTILIZING FREQUENCY 3 times per season
OVERSEEDING FREQUENCY 2 times per season
TOP DRESSING FREQUENCY As required
LITTER PICK-UP Weekly
Eramosa River Park(2)
St. James C.H.S.
York Road Park Hardball 1
Howitt Park
University Village Park
Brant Ave Park
Riverside Park (2)
Westminster Woods Park

Maintenance standards

Regular maintenance season: June 1 to September 30
Rest periods: open
Type of use: open
Rain-out policy: no play on rained-out fields

Description and frequency of maintenance
DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY
CUTTING HEIGHT 2.5 inches
CUTTING FREQUENCY 1 cut per week
PAINTED LINES – FREQUENCY monthly
Gilling of material on infield Groomed 2-3 times per week. Additional when purchased.
AERATION FREQUENCY 2 times per season
FERTILIZING FREQUENCY 3 times per season
OVERSEEDING FREQUENCY 2 times per season
TOP DRESSING FREQUENCY As required
LITTER PICK-UP Weekly
Green Meadows Park (1)
Howden Park(2)
Royal Canadian Legion (1)
Mollison Park
Westminster Woods Park

Maintenance schedule

  • Regular maintenance season: June 1 to September 30
  • Rest periods: open
  • Type of use: open
  • Rain-out policy: no play on rained-out fields
Description and frequency of maintenance
DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY
CUTTING HEIGHT 2.5 inches
CUTTING FREQUENCY Every 10 days minimum
PAINTED LINES – FREQUENCY At the beginning of season / additional upon request when purchased.
AERATION FREQUENCY 3 times per season
FERTILIZING FREQUENCY 3 times per season
OVERSEEDING FREQUENCY 1 times per season
TOP DRESSING FREQUENCY As required
LITTER PICK-UP Weekly
Eramosa River Park (2)
Silvercreek Park (4)
W.E.Hamilton Park
Herb Markle Park
Mayfield Park
Severn Park (2)
Riverside Park

Maintenance schedule

Regular maintenance season

      : May to September

Roto tilled:

      once a month

Litter pickup:

      weekly

Type of use:

      open

Rain-out policy:

    no play on rained-out fields
Dovercliffe Tennis (3)
Margaret Greene Tennis (4)
St George’s Park Tennis (5)
Deerpath (1) – basketball
Exhibition Park Tennis (3)
Norm Jary Park Tennis (2) / Basketball (1)
Howden (2)
Mollison (1)
Larry Pearson Park Tennis (2)
Skov Park Tennis (2)
Deerpath (1)
Larry Pearson Park Basketball (1)

Maintenance schedule

Regular season: April to October
Regular maintenance season: May 1 to October 1
Courts checked: checked and cleaned weekly
Litter pickup: weekly
Lights: manual push button / on timers