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More sports field projects slated after success of Moose Jaw’s renewal program first year

Upgrades coming to city ball diamonds

March 4, 2024  By Turf & Rec



Moose Jaw, Sask.’s first year of its Outdoor Sports Field Renewal Program has been deemed a success.

The city’s user groups helped to develop a capital projects plan for Moose Jaw’s outdoor sports fields. The program involves more than 60 fields used by 10 groups totalling 2,146 participants.

Finalized a year ago February, the renewal program boasted several projects that were completed, including infield shale levelling at Bell Park and Optimist Park, outfield tree root removal and tree pruning and outfield fence repairs at Memorial Field and new bullpens and fencing top cap at Blackwell Diamond and Parkhill Park.

Projects slated to get underway this year include infield levelling, new shale, tree root removal and fence repairs at Bell Park, the addition of more clay to Optimist Park ball diamonds to assist with water pooling, and gopher control and filling in gopher holes at WDM ball diamonds.

The city notes is main focus this year will be on the Kinsmen Sports Complex as well as the ball diamonds at Eddy Moore Park.

This article is part of the Municipalities Week.

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