Leisure - Field

Field Status


Open Sports Field for Permit Holders

An "OPEN" sports field is available for current permit holders as designated by the Field Coordinator. However, when sports fields are designated open, pre-game field checks still must be completed by the referee and coaches to verify the safety and playability of the surface at that time. Fields that have become unsafe since the last inspection or are in a position to sustain significant surface damage should be "closed" by the referees and/or coaches.

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Closed Fields

It may be necessary to close the fields for play due to adverse weather conditions, unsafe playing conditions or field renovations in order to avoid injuries to players and to prevent major damage to turf.

During periods of potential inclement weather, generally November to March, when normal play may cause damage to fields, or compromise the safety of users, fields are inspected and reported upon as to the present conditions.

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Field Inspection Procedure

These inspections occur daily during the business week to determine field status. Parks staff report on conditions daily prior to 12pm for daily status.

Prior to 12pm on Fridays, the weekend field status will be reported. This status applies for the entire weekend until further inspections and reports to the website and the hotline are updated, on the first business day of the next week. Field status over the weekend cannot be changed but are monitored by weekend staff, to ensure safety.

Fields are closed to prevent situations that may lead to player injury and degradation of the field surfaces. Conditions that warrant field closures are:

  • Standing water
  • Frozen or snow covered field surface
  • Excessive wear
  • Excessive frost
  • Weather forecasts stating inclement weather

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A "CLOSED" status indicates the field is unavailable for play until the next inspection date.

Rule of Thumb: Fields are always closed when there is standing water, frost or snow on them.


Field Status Notes
Abbotsford Exhibition Park
32470 Haida Drive
Diamond No. 1 (NE) Fastball/Slo-pitch Open
Diamond No. 2 (SE) Fastball/Slo-Pitch Open
Diamond No. 3 (SW) Fastball/Slo-Pitch

Open

  
Diamond No. 4 (NW) Fastball/Slo-Pitch Open
Soccer No. 1 (NE) Open
Soccer No. 2 (SE) Open


Soccer No. 3 (SW) Open


Rugby No. 4 (NW) Open


Rotary Stadium Field

Open
Babich Park 33404 Wren Crescent
Diamond/Soccer Open
Berry Park
33928 Fern Street
Diamond/Soccer Open


Bradner Park 28665 Haverman Road
Diamond/Soccer  Open  
Bateman Park
34638 Bateman Road
(access off Prior Avenue/Davie Street
 
Soccer No. 1 (WEST)  Open  
Soccer No. 2 (SE)  Open


Soccer No. 3 (NE)   Open  
Mill Lake Park
2310 Emerson Road
Centennial Diamond Open
Lions Diamond Open
Mill Lake Diamond Open Access off Mill Lake Rd.
Clearbrook Road Park
3680 Clearbrook Road
Diamond North Open
Diamond South Open
Soccer  Open  
Crossley Park
2630 McAdam Road
Diamond Open
Soccer

Open

DeLair Park
35570 DeLair Road
Diamond West Open
Diamond East (Little DeLair) Open
Soccer East Open
Soccer West Open
Ellwood Park
31580 Maclure Road
Diamond East

Open

Diamond West Open
Grant Park
Madiera Place
Diamond/Soccer

Open

Kalgidhar Park
Nightingale Drive
Soccer

Open


McMillan Park
2495 McMillan Road
Diamond Open
Soccer East Open
Soccer West/Rugby

Open


Oval

Open


Mathers Pl
36367 Stephen Leacock Drive
(Maintained by SD No. 34)
Diamond/Soccer Open


MRC Complex
3106 Clearbrook Road
Artificial Turf East Field #1 Open
Artificial Turf Center Field #2  Open  
Artificial Turf West Field #3  Open  
Artificial Turf South Field #4 Open  
Matsqui Village Park
6074 Riverside Street
Diamond Open
Ridgeview Park
3520 Vantage Place
Diamond/Soccer Open
Townline Hill Park
30959 Blueridge Street & 3522 Blue Jay
Soccer

Open


Diamond Open  
Saddle Park
34360 Old Clayburn Road
Soccer Open
Swensson
27875 Swensson Avenue
Soccer/Diamond Open
Upper Sumas School
Whatcom & Vye

(Maintained by the City)
Soccer/Ball   Open

School District No. #34&Private School Fields

Most

Open

All school fields are booked from 5:00pm - 10:00pm Monday - Friday and 8:00am - 10:00pm weekends by the Abbotsford Parks,Recreation & Culture Department.
Abby Senior Grass

Open


Abby Senior Synthetic Open
Abbotsford Middle Open


Abbotsford Traditional Open


Bakerview Centre for Learning  Open
Centennial Park Elementary  Open


Chief Dan George Middle  Open


Clayburn Middle

Open


Clearbrook Elementary Open
Dave Kandal Elementary  Open  


Godson Elementary 

Open

Harry Sayers Elementary 

Open


MEI 

Open

 
Roberta Bondar Open
Eugene Reimer Middle

Open


Rick Hansen (oval)
Open


Robert Bateman (oval)

Open



Sandy Hill Elementary  Open
Terry Fox Elementary Open


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