Ball Field Maintenance

Maintenance Items Fields Standard Performed By
Mowing All Fields Maintain 2” height, cut once a week Contractor (BAll Fields Field)
Additional infield mix All Fields As required, usuAll Fieldsy topped off mid season Contractor (Landscaping)
Wash outs All Fields As required Contractor (Landscaping)
Topdressing All Fields As required in spring or fAll Fields Contractor (Landscaping)
Overseeding All Fields As required Contractor (Landscaping)
Turf Repair All Fields As required Contractor (Landscaping)
Warning Track Lions Little and Senior Lions As required Contractor (Landscaping)
Aerating Lions Little and Senior Lions As required Contractor (Landscaping)
Weed Control Lions Little and Senior Lions As required Contractor (Landscaping)
Fertilizing Lions Little and Senior Lions Spring & FAll Fields Contractor (Landscaping)
Home Plate All Fields As required Contractor (Carpenter)
Signs All Fields As required Contractor (Carpenter)
Dug outs All Fields As required Contractor (Fencing)
Backstops and Fencing All Fields As required Contractor (Fencing)
Lighting repairs River Valley Middle School Softbal As required, when three or more Lights out Contractor (Electrical)
Garbage Removal All Fields Twice a week, Monday and Friday Works Dept.
Bleachers Lions Little and Senior Lions Spring – put together FAll Fields – taken apart and stored Works Dept.
Transporting Benches, Picnic Tables, Bleachers and Wheelbarrows etc All Fields As required Works Dept.
Parking Lot Grading Lions Little and Senior Lions Spring, then as required Works Dept.
Litter Pick Up All Fields Groups asked to pick up after games
Leagues or Teams Pitchers Plate All Fields Supplied by Teams as per age group Leagues or Teams
Litter Pick Up All Fields Daily (Mon. – Fri.) Casual (Parks)
Lighting Operation River Valley Middle School Softbal As per User schedule weekly, adjusted spring, summer & fAll Fields Casual (Parks)
Field Inspections All Fields Daily (Mon. – Fri.) Casual (Parks)
Irrigation Not available N/A
Drainage Surface Drainage Only N/A
Rest Period None, used 7 days week N/A
Opening Dates All Fields After Victoria Day Weekend N/A
Closing Dates All Fields After Playoffs late September or October N/A

Note: As required items also depend on approved budget allocations for each year.