Synthetic Turf

The Synthetic Sports Turf Field Safety & Maintenance Course

Sports Turf Canada's goal is to advance the knowledge and education of Sports Turf Managers in Canada in the areas of synthetic sports turf field management and maintenance. This one day Sports Turf Canada course will be of interest to those who manage or maintain synthetic sports turf and to those who wish to develop additional knowledge and skills in this subject matter.

Topics Include:

  • What is synthetic turf?
  • History of synthetic turf
  • Design of fields
  • How to identify your type of field
  • Installation and drainage understanding
  • Field safety best practices
  • Infill understanding
  • Equipment overview
  • Maintenance best practices and techniques
  • Troubleshooting common problems

This course includes a short written exam. Participants must achieve a minimum passing grade of 60% to be awarded a Sports Turf Canada Certificate of Successful Completion.


​Course Dates (check back often for additional dates and locations!)

(ONTARIO) August 9, 2018

RIM Park

Waterloo, ON

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(ALBERTA)  August 24, 2018 

Dow Centennial Centre

Fort Saskatchewan, AB

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(ONTARIO) September 21, 2018

Mary Anne Sills Park
Belleville, ON

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