The new High Performance Sports Field in the Fort is getting ready for the main piece.
 
Turf will be getting installed in the near future at the newly sponsored Taurus Projects Group's field.
 
"It's a very busy site, over the next month residents will see a lot getting done," said Joey Farebrother, engineering coordinator with the City of Fort Saskatchewan. "Come spring it will be ready for operation."
 
Other work being done includes: putting lights up, installing a scoreboard and paving the parking lot.
 
The FIFA-sized artificial turf can host football, field hockey, field lacrosse and soccer. The facility will boast four change rooms for players and another for officials, administration and storage, a concession area, a ticket booth and 1000-spectator capacity.
 
A naming ceremony is in place for the end of September, the official opening is scheduled for May 2018.
 
The project will cost $9.6 million.
 
 
 
 
 

 

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