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 

City of Woodstock (ON)

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Registration form

Registration link

If you're interested in hosting (provide a room for 15 people for 1 day, tables/chairs, some learners, a screen/TV monitor and a nearby synthetic sports field), a course, please contact Sports Turf Canada at 519-763-9431 or