Check Today’s Field Status
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Whether it’s a soccer match, a baseball game, or a football tournament, the condition of the field can significantly impact player safety, game performance, and overall enjoyment. In Northern Virginia, where sports are an integral part of our community, the safety of athletes and our children should always be our top priority.
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Prince William County field status
Online: None. Please use PWC Parks & Recs rain line.
Fairfax County Field Status
Online: Fairfax County field status
Loudoun County Field Status
Online: Loudoun County field status
Arlington County Field Status
Online: None. Arlington County provides text alert service for field closures.
Manassas City Field Status
Online: Athletic fields and daily conditions
Factors Affecting County Field Status
Several factors can impact the condition of county fields in Northern Virginia.
|Weather Conditions||Rain, snow, extreme temperatures, and other weather phenomena can cause excessive moisture, erosion, or damage to the turf. Field managers need to closely monitor weather forecasts and take appropriate measures to manage field conditions accordingly.|
|Maintenance (routine & emergency)||Regular mowing, irrigation, fertilization, aeration, and pest control measures are essential to ensure healthy and playable fields. Neglecting these maintenance practices can result in overgrown grass, waterlogged fields, weed infestations, and other issues that affect field usability. Some fields are known for more frequent maintenance due to heavy usage.|
|Field Type (Natural or Synthetic)||Natural grass fields require meticulous care, including regular mowing, watering, and aeration. Synthetic fields offer durability and require less maintenance. Natural grass fields are more likely to close for maintenance.|
A Bit of Warning
In general, field use is prohibited during inclement weather or a rainy day. If you or your sports group uses the field when closed, and make any damage, you or your group may be held liable for field damage.