Synthetic Turf Fields


Scheduling

NCS is responsible for scheduling synthetic turf fields at park and school locations across the county. Currently, 58 turf fields are in the NCS scheduling inventory:

Arrowbrook Park RF #1 (Herndon)
Baileys Elementary School RF #1 (Falls Church)
Braddock Park RF #7 (Clifton)
Bryant Alternative High School RF #1 (Alexandria)
Centreville High School Stadium Field & RF #2 (Centreville)
Chantilly High School Stadium Field (Chantilly)
EC Lawrence Park RF #2 (Chantilly)
EC Lawrence Park RF #3 (Chantilly)
Edison HS Stadium Field and RF #1 (Springfield)
Falls Church HS Stadium Field and RF #2 (Falls Church)
Franconia District Park RF #4 (Springfield)
Great Falls Nike Park #4 (Great Falls)
Greenbriar Park RF #5 (Chantilly)
Herndon High School Stadium field & RF #2 (Herndon)
Hutchison Park RF #4 (Herndon)
Jackson Middle School RF #1 (Falls Church)
Lake Braddock Secondary School Stadium Field & RF #1 (Burke)
Lake Fairfax Park RF #1 & RF #4 (Reston)
Langley High School Stadium Field (McLean)
Lee District Park RF #4 (Alexandria)
Lee High School stadium field (Springfield)
Lewinsville Park RF #2 & RF #3 (McLean)
Linway Terrace Park RF #1 (McLean)
Madison High School stadium field (Vienna)
Marshall High School stadium field & RF #2 (Falls Church)
Mason District Park RF #3 (Annandale)
McLean High School Stadium Field (McLean)
Nottoway Park 60 #5 (Vienna)
Oak Marr Park RF #1 & RF #2 (Oakton)
Oakton HS Stadium Field, RF #1 & RF #3 (Oakton)
Ossian Hall Park RF #1 (Annandale)
Patriot Park RF #1 (Fairfax)
Pine Ridge Park RF #4 (Annandale)
Poplar Tree Park RF #2 & RF #3 (Chantilly)
Robinson Secondary School Stadium Field & RF #1 (Fairfax)
Sandburg Middle School RF #1 (Alexandria)
South Lakes HS Stadium Field & RF #1 (Reston)
South Run District Park RF #5 & RF #6 (Springfield)
Spring Hill Park RF #2, RF #3 & RF #5 (McLean)
Vienna Elementary School 90 #1/RF #1 overlay
Wakefield Park RF #5
Westfield High School Stadium Field (Chantilly)
Woodson HS Stadium Field & RF #1 (Fairfax)

The process for applying for and receiving allocations at synthetic turf fields is the same as for all fields. Turf fields are scheduled in accordance with the Field Allocation Policy and the Synthetic Turf Field Allocation Guidelines.

Synthetic turf fields are available year-round, but lighted fields are available only until 9 p.m. during the winter season (December through February).

Maintenance

Synthetic turf fields do require regular maintenance, although it is less than that required of grass fields. To ensure the quality and safety of the fields, users are not permitted to perform any maintenance on the fields, including lining and snow or ice removal.

Field Development

The development and conversion of fields to synthetic turf is funded by a variety of methods in Fairax County. Community athletic groups that are interested in funding the development or conversion of a turf field should familiarize themselves with the following:

  • Policy for Allocating Field Time to Partner Organizations on Synthetic Turf Fields - Guides the allocation of synthetic turf fields developed with funding from community athletic organizations.

  • Mini-Grant Program – This program for 2013 is under review.  New information forthcoming.

  • Proposed Partnerships – Per NCS policy, NCS will make public information regarding proposals by community athletic groups to fully or partially fund the development or conversion of a synthetic turf field. This notice is to allow the public opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed partnership, including (but not limited to) the site location, the impact of the field conversion, potential funding partnerships, and the viability of the proposed partnership. The notice will remain posted for at least 30 days prior to the signing of any agreement to begin the project. To provide feedback on a proposed partnership, please contact the Athletic Services Division at AthleticServices@fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-324-5533, TTY711.

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