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.
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
April 25, 26 & 27, 2016
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Nepean Sportsplex - Hall C
1701 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2G 1W2
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.