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Managing and Maintaining Your Sports Turf Infrastructure

  • 25 Apr 2016
  • 8:00 AM
  • 27 Apr 2016
  • 4:00 PM
  • Nepean Sportsplex - Hall C 1701 Woodroffe Avenue Ottawa, ON K2G 1W2
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Managing and Maintaining Your Sports Turf Infrastructure

A comprehensive three (3) day training and development program providing participants with current and evolving information and practices related to providing safe, quality public outdoor sports facilities. 

Objectives

  • provide current and timely information, principles and best practices, to assist staff in their responsibility to maintain outdoor sports facilities in an efficient and effective manner
  • present the information in an interesting and re-enforced style, utilizing a variety of delivery mediums, including power points; DVD's; career experiences; and presentations from industry experts- e.g. grass seed, fertilizer, irrigation and wise water management, lighting, etc.
  • challenge participant engagement through situation, problem solving, case study situations
  • ensure ongoing available reference resources and materials by providing each participant with a comprehensive course information binder. 

Summary:

Day 1 - Introductions; Participant Expectations; Course Overview; Today's Challenges, Issues and Trends; Benefits of Grass and Sportsturf; Soil Types, Function and Drainage

Day 2 - Review of Day 1; Characteristics and Selection of Grasses; Fertilizers and Nutrient Management; Cultural and Maintenance Best Practices; Plant Health Care; Irrigation and Wise Water Management; New Field Construction and/or Major Renovation

Day 3 - Review of Day 2; Overview of Common Outdoor Sports Facilities, including natural grass and artificial surfaces, lighting, etc; Weather and Outdoor Sports; Risk Management; Maintenance Equipment; Final Review; Awarding of Certificates of Participation; Course Test


Date:

April 25, 26 & 27, 2016

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Nepean Sportsplex - Hall C

1701 Woodroffe Avenue

Ottawa, ON K2G 1W2

Cost:

OPA Members: $593.25

Potential OPA Members: $932.25


Registration closes on April 14, 2016


Note: Lunch will not be provided for this training session.

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