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October 27, 2017 5:46 pm

Sport Fields Remain Closed

Monday, May 1, 2017 @ 1:59 PM

Prince George, B.C. – With April being the wettest  April on  record,  it’s no wonder the city of Prince George  has not yet been able to open the sport fields in the City.

The  sport fields remain closed,  but  Parks staff are evaluating the  fields today and tomorrow   and a decision  is expected later this  week on  when the fields may be ready  for play.

Right now,   allowing  activity on the fields could be  damaging  to the turf,  and possibly result in injury to  a player.

Playing on a ball diamond or sport field too early or too late in the year can cause irreparable damage to the root system and weaken the turf for the season. It is essential to allow turf to establish proper root systems to ensure fields are healthy and safe.

City staff work closely with community user groups, such as Prince George Youth Soccer and Prince George Youth Baseball, to ensure Prince George has high-quality playing surfaces throughout the season.


People and dogs are still using the College Heights ball fields.

    Lots of activity going on on the fields. There really is no reason for them to be closed.

      Says the expert in this field.

      That’s right, but will they listen?

There has been Lots of activities happening on these Fields for weeks –
Hard to believe they are “CLOSED”. Where is the enforcement of these fields being Closed ?

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