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Based on updated Provincial public health measures announced May 4, all City of Calgary-operated indoor and outdoor sport, fitness and recreation programs and facility bookings will be suspended until further notice. Information about summer programs, including day camps, will be available when Provincial health orders permit.

Shouldice artificial turf fields

Built in 2009, the artificial turf fields at Shouldice Athletic Park are premium regulation-size athletic fields available for booking to all interested rental groups from March to November, weather permitting.

Restoration & Resiliency Project

The 2013 Flood caused damage to all three artificial turf fields at Shouldice Athletic Park. While interim repairs allowed for their continued use, a permanent solution is required to ensure the longevity of the fields for future generations of athletes. For more information, visit the Restoration & Resiliency Project page

Location: 1515 Home Road N.W. - Map

Phone: 3-1-1 or 403-268-CITY (2489) if calling from outside Calgary

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Offseason bookings (Dec 1 - April 1) are subject to site approval.

Artifical turf

The surface is composed of monofilament polyethylene blend fibres tufted into a polypropylene backing. The infill is composed of a bottom layer of silica sand, a middle layer which is a mixture of sand and cryogenic rubber and a top layer of only rubber. The fibres are meant to replicate blades of grass, while the infill acts as a cushion. This cushion improves safety when compared to earlier artificial surfaces and allows players to plant and pivot as if they were playing on a grass field.

Specifications: Suitable Sports Football, soccer, ultimate, field hockey, rugby, special events, tournaments
Specifications: Lines Football, soccer
Specifications: Dimensions Football – 195 x 330 ft; 65 x 110 yards with two 20 yard end zones
Soccer – 210 x 330 ft; 70 x 110 yards
Specifications: Seat Capacity Hellard – 2040
Stampeder – 510
Encana – 510

Features and amenities

Shouldice Athletic Park layout

  • Field lights
  • Score clock
  • Football uprights
  • Portable soccer nets
  • Change rooms
  • Concession
  • Public washrooms