Sportsfields closing for the season
Oct 30, 2013 / 3:55 pm
Sports fields in Kelowna and West Kelowna are closing for the season.
Both municipalities began alerting users on Wednesday.
Kelowna News Release
As of October 31, the City of Kelowna will close all natural turf sports fields for the season to prevent field damage. The artificial turf sports field at Mission Recreation Park will remain open, except when covered in snow.
Residents are asked to respect all field closure signs as they are in place to ensure the fields will be in great shape next spring.
West Kelowna News Release
With the onset of colder weather, the District of West Kelowna is starting to close its sports fields for the season.
Fields are being prepared for winter and closed after the last scheduled game or practice takes place on each field. The last fields will be closed the week of November 4.
Parks Department staff requests that the public stay off athletic fields until they reopen in the spring, to prevent turf damage.
Fields typically start reopening in mid to late April and can be booked through the Recreation and Culture Department at 778-797-2265.
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