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Athletic Fields

The City of North Bay Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Services has soccer fields, baseball fields, and a football field which are available for community and sport organization use from May through September each year. These are available for booking through the Department. User fees apply.

  • Amelia Soccer Field (Amelia Park) - Memorial Dr.
  • Graham Soccer Field (Armstrong Park) - Lakeside Dr.
  • ONR Soccer Field (Veterans Park) - Judge Ave.
  • Steve Omischl Sports Complex - Lakeshore Dr.
  • Veterans Soccer Field (Veterans Park) - Judge Ave. 
Soccer field

  • Rollie Fischer Football Field (Thomson Park) - Chippewa St.
  • Steve Omischl Sports Complex - Lakeshore Dr.
Football field

  • Amelia Ball Field (Amelia Park) - Memorial Dr.
  • Centennial Ball Field (Laurentian Playground) - Dane St.
  • Tapper Gray Ball Field (Sam Jacks Recreation Complex) - Gertrude St.
  • Handley (Optimist Park) - Wallace Rd.
  • Johnson Ball Field (Thomson Park) - Chippewa St.
  • Kelly (Optimist Park) - Wallace Rd.
  • Lennox Ball Field (Armstrong Park) - Lakeside Dr.
  • Phillips Ball Field (Kinette Playground) - Rock St.
  • Police Ball Field (Police Playground) - Stone St.
  • Steve Omischl Sports Complex - Lakeshore Dr.
  • Veterans Ball Field (Veterans Park) - Judge Ave. 
Slopitch

If you wish to use a park area or one of the athletic fields, you'll need a facility permit. This may be applied for at the Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Services office located on the 2nd floor of City Hall. The permit ensures that no two groups plan to use a facility at the same time.

The user fees charged by the Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services Department for the use of Athletic Fields & Facilities (save and except Steve Omischl Sports Complex) shall be as follows (HST to be added to all fees listed below):

 

Athletic Field Fees

Adult Fees

Field Classification No. 3
Fisher, Veterans, Graham, ONR, Fricker - Soccer

Time 2020 2021 2022
Prime $38.81 $39.97 $41.17
Non-Prime $19.40 $19.99 $20.59
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

Field Classification No. 4
Amelia - Soccer

Time 2020 2021 2022
Prime $30.43 $31.34 $32.28
Non-Prime $15.21 $15.67 $16.14
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

Youth Fees

Field Classification No. 3
Fisher, Veterans, Graham, ONR, Fricker - Soccer

Time 2020 2021 2022
Prime $31.04 $31.97 $32.93
Non-Prime $15.53 $16.00 $16.48
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

Field Classification No. 4
Amelia & Bowness - Soccer

Time 2020 2021 2022
Prime $24.35 $25.08 $25.83
Non-Prime $12.18 $12.54 $12.92
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

Adult Fees

Field Classification No. 2
Johnson & Veterans - Ball Fields

Time 2020 2021 2022
Prime $34.59 $35.62 $36.69
Non-Prime $17.29 $17.81 $18.35
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

Field Classification No. 3
Amelia, Centennial, Handley, Kelly, Lennox - Ball Fields

Time 2020 2021 2022
Prime $29.12 $30.00 $30.90
Non-Prime $14.57 $15.00 $15.45
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

Youth Fees

Field Classification No. 2
Johnson & Veterans - Ball Fields

Time 2020 2021 2022
Prime $27.67 $28.50 $29.35
Non-Prime $13.83 $14.25 $14.68
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

Field Classification No. 3
Amelia, Centennial, Handley, Kelly, Lennox - Ball Fields

Time 2020 2021 2022
Prime $23.30 $24.00 $24.72
Non-Prime $11.65 $12.00 $12.36
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

Field Classification No. 4
Tapper Gray, Phillips - Ball Fields

Time 2020 2021 2022
Prime $18.64 $19.20 $19.78
Non-Prime $ 9.33 $ 9.61 $ 9.89
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

 

Steve Omischl Sports Field Complex

August 2011 marked the official opening of the newly constructed and highly anticipated Steve Omischl Sports Field Complex. This state-of-the-art facility boasts 3 ball diamonds, and 3 soccer fields (1 lined for football) located on an 80 acre site in the East end of the city. With 2 FIFA certified fields with artificial turf, this fully lit complex has repositioned North Bay as a frontrunner in the sport tourism industry and is a strong complement to the City's existing facilities, vibrant sports culture and unmatched hospitali

The Sports Complex was named after Canadian freestyle skier Steve Omischl. The four-time World Cup champion and three-time Olympian was born in North Bay and trained for his athletic career in the city.

Fields

 

  • Coca-Cola Field - FIFA International Natural Turf (68m x 105m)
  • Powerade Ion Field - FIFA International and CFL Artificial Turf
  • Minute Maid Field - FIFA International Artificial Turf (68m x 105m)
  • Dasani Field - Ball Diamond (350 Outfield)
  • Coca-Cola Zero Field - Ball Diamond w/ Mound (350 Outfield)
  • Nestea Field - Ball Diamond (350 Outfield)
Omischl Sport Field Complex

Amenities

The Steve Omischl Sports Field Complex is proud to offer the following amenities:

  • Parking Lot (297 Spaces)
  • Accessible by bus (4 Junction)
  • Accessible by Kate Pace Way
  • Food vendors on site
  • Licensable Beer Garden Area
  • Washroom Building
  • Fully Accessible
  • Picnic Tables
  • Bleacher seating

Rental Rates

Adult Fees - Athletic Fields

Field Type & Time 2020 2021 2022
Artificial Turf - Prime $77.94 $80.28 $82.69
Artificial Turf - Non-Prime $38.98 $40.15 $41.35
Natural Turf - Prime $48.32 $49.77 $51.27
Natural Turf – Non-Prime $24.17 $24.89 $25.64
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

Youth Fees - Athletic Fields

Field Type & Time 2020 2021 2022
Artificial Turf - Prime $62.35 $64.22 $66.15
Artificial Turf - Non-Prime $31.18 $32.12 $33.08
Natural Turf - Prime $38.66 $39.82 $41.01
Natural Turf - Non-Prime $19.33 $19.91 $20.51
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 12.00

Adult Fees – Ball Diamonds

Time 2020 2021 2022
Prime $41.42 $42.66 $43.94
Non-Prime $20.72 $21.34 $21.98
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

Youth Fees – Ball Diamonds

Time 2020 2021 2022
Prime $33.13 $34.13 $35.15
Non-Prime $16.57 $17.07 $17.58
Capital Reserve Fund Fee/Hourly $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

Field Rules:

Players Rules:

  • Only water is allowed on turf
  • Protect your artificial turf, field use by permit only
  • No metal cleats
  • No spectators on turf.
  • No food
  • No littering
  • No smoking
  • No cycling
  • No camping chairs
  • No tents
  • No sports drinks
  • No sunflower seeds

Spectator Rules:

  • Absolutely no spectators on artificial turf
  • Protect your artificial turf
  • No metal cleats
  • No spectators on turf.
  • No food
  • No smoking
  • No cycling
  • No camping chairs
  • No sports drinks
  • No sunflower seeds
  • No Pets
  • No baby carriages

The Steve Omischl Sports Field Complex is proud to be

100% SMOKE FREE