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have a field day…carefully

With the enhancement project substantially complete at Wildcat and Middle fields, the new athletic field surface is ready for play, even on rainy days. But as with all things, there are rules for its use. Recreation Director David Donnellan says the rules are a mixture of making sure we don’t invalidate the warranty and making sure we don’t end up doing a lot of expensive, unnecessary maintenance.

A counselor reviews the turf rules with the participants in the Rec Department's All Sports camp
A counselor reviews the turf rules with the participants in the Rec Department’s All Sports camp

Sports groups, who are permit holders on the field, always have first dibs, and they are responsible for making sure the rules are followed and the turf stays in good shape while they are on the field. But if the field is open, you’re welcome to play a pickup game, have a Turkey Bowl or help your kid practice those penalty kicks.

Signs are posted at the fields, but here’s what you need to know:

Here’s the background on the project, its cost and construction [1].

Top photo by Julie O’Hara