The City of Prince George’s sport fields remain closed. Parks staff will evaluate the fields today and tomorrow and make a decision later this week regarding an appropriate opening date to ensure Prince George has quality playing fields for the 2017 season.
Playing on a ball diamond or sport field too early or too late in the year can cause irreparable damage to the root system and weaken the turf for the season. It is essential to allow turf to establish proper root systems to ensure fields are healthy and safe.
City staff work closely with community user groups, such as Prince George Youth Soccer and Prince George Youth Baseball, to ensure Prince George has high-quality playing surfaces throughout the season.