Sports Turf Management and Maintenance Course

This Sports Turf Canada course is designed to introduce the latest principles and techniques of managing and maintaining sports turf. The course will be of interest to those who manage or maintain sports turf, other turf areas, and those who wish to develop additional knowledge and skills in this important field. The course offers a range of options to deal with issues such as restricted pesticide use, restricted water use, and how best to manage with limited financial resources.

Join others in the industry during the Sports Day Field Training to learn more about sports field challenges, transformations, successes and best practices for the industry. You will have the opportunity to network, learn, and see what’s new from industry experts, vendors, and exhibitors.


2023 Sports Turf Brochure


Course Details – Natural Turf Maintenance
Date: May 9-10, 2023
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Location: RBC Centre, 259 Commodore Drive, Dartmouth, NS

Instructor:
Gord Horsman, City of Moncton

Course Cost:
Members – $600+HST
Non-Members – $850+HST

Topics:
1. Turf species
2. Soil as a growth medium
3. Turf best practices
4. Water management
5. Overview and identification of weeds, pest, and diseases
6. Integrated pest mangement
7. Renovations and restoration methods
8. Sports field construction

Registration deadline is May 4, 2023


NS Sports Field Training Day – Delegates and Exhibitors
Date: May 11, 2023
Time: 8:00am – 2:30pm
Location:  RBC Centre, 259 Commodore Drive, Dartmouth, NS

Training Day Cost:
Members – $80+HST
Non-Members – $150+HST

Sponsor/Exhibitor applications are due April 27, 2023
Delegate registrations are due May 4, 2023


Course Details – Synthetic Turf Maintenance
Date: May 12, 2023
Time: 8:30am – 3:00pm
Location:  RBC Centre, 259 Commodore Drive, Dartmouth, NS

Instructor:
Gord Horsman, City of Moncton

Course Cost:
Members – $300+HST
Non-Members – $450+HST

Topics:
1. What is synthetic turf?
2. History of synthetic turf
3. Design of fields
4. How to identify your type of field
5. Installation and drainage
6. Field safety and best practices
7. Infill understanding
8. Equipment overview
9. Maintenance best practices
10. Troubleshooting common problems

Registration deadline is May 5, 2023


Combined rates for the Sports Field Training and one/both courses

Sports Field Training, Natural Turf -$544+HST
Sports Field Training, Synthetic Turf – $304+HST
Sports Field Training, Natural, and Synthetic Turf -$784+HST

OPTIONS TO REGISTER:
1. Complete and email, fax or mail the registration form
2. Complete the online forms directly through Sports Turf Canada by selecting your course here
3. Call 902-870-7634 or 902-425-5450 ext 330

Return registration form to:
5516 Spring Garden Road, 4th Floor
Halifax, NS B3J 1G6
rfans@sportnovascotia.ca
902-425-5606