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Sport Field Permitting

Field Use Policy

The City of Peterborough Recreation Division requests that all sport participants refrain from using any of the City athletic fields, including school board fields until they are officially open and  suitable for play . Please also be aware that should the weather not cooperate, the Recreation Division is requesting that all leagues enforce the Rain Policy.
  •  May to October - Natural Fields Season
  • March to December - Artificial Field Season

For further information contact Terri Lynn Johnston at the Recreation Division at 705-742-7777 ext.1829

Outdoor Sport Fields

Each year there is a great demand for sport field use in our parks for leagues, tournaments, families, special event organizers and Boards of Education users. A wide range of recreation and cultural events utilize these facilities. 

Applications for sport uses are available at the Recreation Division office, located at 210 Wolfe Street.  Information and application request forms are also available:

Approval is based upon seniority of the leagues. All past users have until February 1, 2018 to send in their field requests. After February 28th, all fields are available on a first come, first served basis.


When booking tournaments, these must be pay up front, there is no longer a tournament deposit. If cancelling at tournament the organizer calls at least 2 weeks before their event date they will receive a refund. If the organizer cancels within 2 weeks of their event date, there will be no refund.