The Sports Turf Canada office is unfortunately closed to its members and visitors due to the COVID-19 virus until further notice. Staff are working remotely and will be able to assist members and stakeholders through email to We thank you for your support during these challenging times.

The Sports Turf Canada Annual General Meeting, is being held with a Sports Fields and Moving Forward Session on May 28th at 1:00pm EST.  Watch your emails for info!

We are Canada's only association dedicated to Sports Turf Management. 

Sports Turf Canada is the professional not for profit association dedicated to the promotion of better, safer sports turf for over 30 years. We are the authority in our field, through our education programs as well as through our professional partnerships with others in complimentary sectors.  Read more


COVID-19 / Coronavirus and STC

As the COVID-19 / Coronavirus outbreak continues to evolve, we want to reassure you that STC is doing everything we can to support our members and Directors through this stressful time and taking added precautions to keep our members and staff safe.  Unfortunately, we need to cancel a few upcoming events and courses to keep everyone healthy.  Please watch for notifications via email.   We are available to our membership and in support of Health Canada’s directive, we are fortunate to be able to work offsite to reduce the spread of the virus.  Stay healthy everyone!

Turf Care Products Canada Announces Organizational Changes

Paul McLean, former CEO at CWB Maxium Financial and co-founder of Maxium Financial Services acquired Turf Care Products Canada in April of 2019. After 45 years at the helm of one of Canada’s largest commercial turf equipment distributors, former President & CEO, Ron Craig made the decision to retire from Turf Care at the end of 2019. McLean’s acquisition of Turf Care was a natural fit as he and Craig have a long-standing relationship and share many core values that have been integral to the success of both Maxium and Turf Care.

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Congratulations Ross Baron

Congratulations Ross Baron, Head Groundskeeper for the Vancouver Canadians (BC) on being awarded Sports Turf Manager’s Association (our counterpart in the United States) Sports Turf Manager of the Year!!  


Sports Fields Moving Forward & AGM

Thursday, May 28th, 2020 @ 1:00pm Eastern time

More information

Annual Learn, Lunch & Tour Event - April 2, 2020 at the University of British Columbia - POSTPONED

Recreation Facilities Emergency Management Forum - June 7-9, 2020 at the Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, ON

Check back often for upcoming events


Upcoming Natural Turf Course

Upcoming Synthetic Turf Course


Understand Turf Management 3rd Edition - R.W. Sheard

Understanding Turf Management fulfills an important niche as an inexpensive, but authoritative text for the novice turf manager as well as a handy reference for the more experienced practitioner.

The Athletic Field Construction Manual

This is a staple reference for those in the sports turf industry and brings uniformity to the construction of grass athletic fields.

Sports Turf Manager

The ONLY Canadian publication specific to the sports turf industry. It’s the GO-TO publication for on-going education for Sports Turf Canada members, associates and industry professionals.

Sports Turf Canada

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