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More artificial turf fields should be made a municipal priority, football club tells North Vancouver council

About 1,100 local football club members currently playing on gravel fields

March 13, 2023  By Turf & Rec

More artificial turf sports fields are needed in North Vancouver, city council has been told, but the mayor says the current state of the economy makes for bad timing. A packed council chamber for a special meeting last week heard from the North Vancouver Football Club that prospective players are being turned away due to a lack of artificial playing facilities, which it recommended be made a priority. About 1,100 players belonging to the football club currently play on gravel fields.


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