Rent an outdoor sports facility

One time bookings

The City of Guelph has many different facility options to meet your sporting and recreation needs, which can be booked by submitting an Application for Outdoor Bookings. Please note a minimum of 72 hours is required for processing new or additional booking requests.

371 KB2020 Application Outdoor Bookings 18 KBInsurance Waiver form 209 KBGeneral Facility Booking Policies

For more specific information about booking our facilities please review our Outdoor Booking Information package.

507 KB2020 Outdoor Booking Information package

City of Guelph Facility Cancellation Policy

  • Refunds are given to users that provide written notice at least 30 calendar days advance of the booked date
  • Within 30 days, no refunds will be issued, and no amendments will be refunded
  • Cancellations between 15 and 30 days of booking date will be permitted to reschedule to a mutually agreed upon available date within the current season. No refunds will be permitted on the amendment
  • Groups receiving the youth facility discount will be charged at the regular non-discounted rate for all unused time

Seasonal users

Please review the 2020 Outdoor Booking Information document for information related to:

  • Schedule of dates, including application submission deadlines, and seasonal opening/closing dates;
  • Sportsfield closures and rainouts;
  • Communal storage boxes and equipment;
  • Private storage bunkers; and
  • Location-specific information

Please note a minimum of 72 hours is required for processing new or additional booking requests

507 KB2020 Outdoor Booking Information 371 KB2020 Application Outdoor Bookings 18 KBInsurance Waiver form 209 KBGeneral Facility Booking Policies

Other important documents

538 KB2020 Application Outdoor Tournaments and Playoffs 298 KBOrganization Information form 314 KBConfirmation of Eligibility for Facility Youth Subsidy Discount

City of Guelph Facility Cancellation Policy

  • Refunds are given to users that provide written notice at least 30 calendar days advance of the booked date
  • Within 30 days, no refunds will be issued, and no amendments will be refunded
  • Cancellations between 15 and 30 days of booking date will be permitted to reschedule to a mutually agreed upon available date within the current season. No refunds will be permitted on the amendment
  • Groups receiving the youth facility discount will be charged at the regular non-discounted rate for all unused time

Outdoor facility information

Please review the following documents to learn more about our fields and diamonds and maintenance standards.

202 KB2020 Field Categories 25 KB2020 Maintenance Standards

To learn about grass maintenance and cutting schedules, please access the Grass Maintenance Tracker tool. This tool gives you two pieces of information:

  1. When the grass was last cut in a park;
  2. The general service standards for cutting

Contact information

After hours emergency contact number (Extend Communications)

1-866-630-9242 Monday to Friday after 4 pm and all day Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

  • This number is to be used for issues with sports fields and outdoor facilities that require immediate action.
  • When calling this number, please provide as much information about the problem to the operator and, if possible, a contact number for return calls.

Reporting maintenance concerns and issues

Park maintenance concerns can be emailed directly to operations@guelph.ca or telephoned to 519-837-5628.

Questions or concerns

If you have any questions or concerns we would be very pleased to address them.

Ian Ferguson
Supervisor of Turf and Sports fields
Community and Social Services Department
519-822-1260 extension 2802
ian.ferguson@guelph.ca

For more information

Patty Pizziola
Supervisor – Recreation Bookings, Events and Promotions, Parks and Recreation
519-822-1260 extension 2618
patricia.pizziola@guelph.ca