Sports fields and ball diamond updates

May 21, 2024: Sportsfields are open

Note: sportsfields are inspected daily, Monday to Friday, and closure notice is made by 2 p.m. If rain begins after 2 p.m., or on the weekend, please use due diligence and responsibility by not using the fields. Notify Facility Bookings staff before the end of the first business day.

Select sportsfields and diamonds are open until the next scheduled inspection. For information about booking sportsfields and diamonds, please contact [email protected].

Groups who continue to play on closed or wet fields:

  • Will be charged and invoiced at the full unsubsidized rate;
  • Will be held responsible for the cost of the field repairs and any resulting lost revenues;
  • And may have their facility contracts revoked.


The City of Guelph outdoor sport fields and diamonds will begin to open on May 1, 2024.

Outdoor sport fields and diamonds will open in the following sequence:

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
• Ball Diamonds open with the exceptions of Norm Jary, David E. Hastings
Stadium and Larry Pearson field.

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
• Soccer fields open, except for Centennial Enclosure, Hanlon Creek, Guelph
Lake 1, 2, 3, Franchetto Park, Eastview Mini Soccer.
• David E. Hastings Stadium open

Friday, May 10, 2024 
• Larry Pearson Diamonds 1, 2, 3

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
• Hanlon Creek, Franchetto Park open.
• Football Fields open—Exhibition 3, Eastview 1, 2.
• Guelph Lake 1, 2, 3 and Centennial Enclosure open.
• Norm Jary Softball open

For information about booking sports fields and diamonds, please contact [email protected].