Foote Field

Foote Field, located on the University of Alberta’s South Campus, is a multi-use sport training and competition facility, designed for football, track and field and soccer. Opened in 2001 as a legacy of the Edmonton 2001 World Championships in Athletics, the City of Edmonton and the University of Alberta have a joint use agreement in place for the shared use of the fields.

It is the home of the University of Alberta’s high-performance sport teams, the Golden Bears and Pandas, in track and field, football, soccer and rugby. It hosts academic classes, intramurals and recreational programming.

The facility plays host to regional, provincial, national and international sport organizations and competitions in addition to supporting grassroots community programming, such as recreational leagues, local school training and competitions, and charitable organization fundraisers.

Artificial Turf Field

  • Professional CFL/CIS size artificial turf field lined for football and soccer
  • Lighting available for night games and practices
  • Warm-up runway with four-lane,140 metre track surface
  • Press box with public address system and electronic scoreboard system
  • Bleachers with 3,500 seating capacity.

THE DOME AT FOOTE FIELD

  • Heated air supported structure enclosing the Artificial Turf and 140 metre sprint track, approximately 470’ x 210’ x 72’
  • Seasonal inflation from December to April
  • Artificial Turf may be divided by curtaining system into ¼ field combinations
  • three-lane, 140 metre sprint track separated from Artificial Turf by fixed curtain
  • Maximum occupancy: 250

PREMIER GRASS FIELD

  • Sand based natural grass field- pitch dimensions: 100 x 70 metres
  • Press box with public address system and electronic scoreboard system
  • Bleachers with 1,500 seating capacity

EAST GRASS FIELDS

  • Four (4) natural grass field – pitch dimensions: 100 x 70 metres
  • Fields may be lined for soccer, football or rugby
  • Evening parking access available

RUNNING TRACK AND THROWING AREAS

  • IAAF standard, eight-lane, 400 metres, track surface
  • Pole vault area
  • High jump area
  • Four (4) long jump/triple jump pits
  • Throwing areas for javelin, shot put, hammer throw and discus
  • Press box with public address system and electronic scoreboard system
  • Bleachers with 1,500 seating capacity

INDOOR FACILITY

  • Multipurpose room: has a maximum capacity of 114, uses for the space range from classroom (seats 70), fitness classes, boardroom (seats 45) and a general function room
  • Alumni Lounge has a maximum capacity of 82 with a view of the artificial turf. This room has a serving bar with stools and window seats for the field.
  • Eight Locker Rooms: Each locker room is equipped with washroom and shower access with a maximum of 20 people per locker room
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