Bisons Alumni North Park Sports Complex 

Grand Opening

On Wednesday, May 3, 2017 members of Brantford City Council and City staff together with the Grand Erie District School Board, and the North Park Collegiate-Vocational School community gathered to celebrate the official grand opening of the new state of the art Bisons Alumni North Park Sports Complex.

Bisons Soccer Field

Featuring FIFA 2 star artificial turf and a 4 lane single chute synthetic running track, as well as new sports-field lighting, a long jump triple jump track, an extensively renovated field house, new bleacher seating, and a central press box, the new fully accessible athletic facility has been built to accommodate expanded programming including football, rugby, soccer and track and field.

In addition to a new canopy shelter and concession, field house renovations include an accessible washroom, improved change room facilities and storage areas, a utility storage compound and electrical upgrades. The new bleachers feature integrated accessible and companion seating as well as space for over 750 spectators. The new press box also boasts a state of the art sound system.

The facility celebrates a culmination of the extraordinary work done by the City of Brantford Programs and Recreation staff, Grand Erie District School Board and North Park Collegiate-Vocational School.

Facility Elements

Bisons Alumni North Park Sports Complex is built on the back campus of North Park Collegiate Vocational School (adjacent to the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre) and includes:

  • A 4-lane rubberized track
  • A synthetic turf field
  • Multiple sets of permanent bleachers
  • Light standards for night time use
  • Permanent change rooms and press box
  • An electronic scoreboard
  • Improvements to the parking lot

Link to view Bisons Alumni North Park Sports Complex PDF format site layout

Artificial Turf Fields Require Special Attention

To keep the facility safe and clean the following is STRICTLY PROHIBITED on or near the field:

  • All food, drink, gum, candy
  • bicycles
  • golf
  • mugs, pets
  • muddy or metal spiked footwear
  • vehicles
  • smoking
  • litter, garbage (Dispose of waste in proper receptacles)

Please report unsafe conditions or damage immediately to 519-756-1500. Use of the field is by permit only

Photo Album

  • Bisons renovated field houseView of the renovated field house with concession washrooms and storage.
  • Bisons field view of trackThe new complex allows for extended play /use of  the fields and track  into November and as early as April.
  • Bisons field view of trackThe new facility features a four lane running track , artificial turf field and long jump triple jump.
  • Bisons field view of trackNorth Park Bisons Alumni Sports Complex- new track and field facility!
  • Bisons field view of track from bleachersView to the  north west adjacent to North Park Collegiate and Vocational School.
  • Bisons press box and accessible bleacher seatsNew press Box and accessible bleacher seating.

Facility Management

Although situated behind North Park Collegiate, the Bisons Alumni North Park Sports Complex is maintained by the Parks Maintenance Division of the Parks and Recreation Department. A long term lease agreement with the Grand Erie District School Board has been undertaken, with the GEDSB having the ability to use and program the facility during the day (when school is open) and the City responsible for the overall facility maintenance and operations as well as rentals/bookings during the evenings and weekends. For more information and to inquire about field availability please contact:

Mary Ann Blunt
Fields/Events Booking Clerk
Parks & Recreation
519-756-1500 ext 5529