Waterlogged Sporting Fields – Webinar

24 Jul 2024
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NSW/ACT look forward to joining SportENG as they lead an informative webinar focused on addressing the waterlogging issues affecting fields of play and discuss preventive measures or solutions.

Explore the common issues causing waterlogging, such as poor drainage and heavy usage.

Learn about the effective solutions to enhance field resilience: turf management plans, including site assessments, stormwater management, and regular maintenance practices.

Learn how to improve the playability and longevity of your sports fields despite adverse weather conditions.

Why Attend: This webinar offers invaluable insights and practical advice on managing waterlogged sporting fields, ensuring your fields remain playable and safe. Whether you’re looking to enhance your knowledge or seeking specific solutions, this webinar is a must-attend event for anyone responsible for maintaining sports fields.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and network with industry professionals!

While this event is hosted in NSW, we invite all those from all states to join this important and timely webinar.

Meet the Speakers

Lucas Skelton, SportENG Field of Play Team Leader

Lucas offers a comprehensive suite of consultancy services spanning the entire lifecycle of field development. These services encompass site investigation, condition assessment, feasibility studies, master planning, long-term asset planning, technical specifications, sand and turf selection, construction supervision, performance monitoring, coaching, and mentoring.

As the Field of Play Team Lead at SPORTENG, Lucas brings with him 25 years of extensive experience in the field. His team collaborates closely with Project Managers and Civil Design Engineers to tailor field designs to meet clients’ needs. They start by investigating sites thoroughly to gather data, then use this to create custom plans. During construction, they ensure quality and oversee material inspections. Before completion, SPORTENG Field of Play Team conducts tests to ensure the field meets standards.

Lucas is also an esteemed member of the Australian Sports Turf Management Association, further enhancing his expertise and credibility in the industry.

Jonathan Douglas, SportENG Field of Play Consultant based in NSW

Jonathan is a qualified turfgrass agronomist with 8 years of experience in the Australian construction industry. He has worked on high-profile projects like Allianz Stadium, Brookvale Oval, and the NSW Cricket Academy, as well as re-surfacing the SCG, Gabba, and Adelaide Oval.

Previously, Jonathan worked at private golf clubs in the US and UK, managing in-house construction projects. He also served as a Turfgrass Consultant, providing technical advice and best practices for sports turf and agricultural issues.

Jonathan’s extensive experience in sports field construction and turf management makes him well-equipped to meet any club’s facility goals.

Thank you to our Sponsor SportENG for leading this discussion.


July 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Free – $25.00


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