South Campus

Foote Field

Foote Field, located on the University of Alberta’s South Campus, is a multi-use sport training and competition facility, designed for football, track and field and soccer. Opened in 2001 as a legacy of the Edmonton 2001 World Championships in Athletics, the City of Edmonton and the University of Alberta have a joint use agreement in place for the shared use of the fields.
It is the home of the University of Alberta’s high-performance sport teams, the Golden Bears and Pandas, in track and field, football, soccer and rugby. It hosts academic classes, intramurals and recreational programming.
Our facility plays host to regional, provincial, national and international sport organizations and competitions in addition to supporting grassroots community programming, such as recreational leagues, local school training and competitions, and charitable organization fundraisers

Artificial Turf

The Artificial Turf Field is a CFL-sized field, home to the University of Alberta Golden Bears Football and Pandas Rugby teams. The space is designed as a top-loading spectator facility with a bleacher capacity of 2,500 on the West side with additional bleacher seating for 1,000 on the East side.

Features:

  • Professional CFL/USports size
  • Field Lighting
  • 3,500 seating capacity (East and West)
  • Press box
  • Four-lane, 140 metre track surface
  • Long Jump Pit

The Dome at Foote Field

From December – April annually, the artificial turf is covered by an inflatable air-supported structure, the Dome. The Dome at Foote Field covers both the Artificial Turf and 140m runway track (along with adjoining long jump pit).

Features:

Premier Grass Field

The Premier Field is south campus’s competition playing field for the Golden Bears and Pandas Soccer teams. The field is encircled by the 400m track and is also utilized as the competition throwing site for provincial, national, and international track and field events. The field is sand based, has superior drainage, and is equipped with a full irrigation system.

Features:

  • Sand based natural grass field
  • 100 x 70 metres
  • 1,500 bleacher seating capacity
  • Press box
  • Equipped P.A system
  • Digital Scoreboard

Running Track & Throwing Areas

The 400m Track is designed to reverse the running directions if needed and is able to handle all timing and scoreboard equipment, with installed fibre optic lines tied to the adjacent press box. The area is surrounded by a heightened berm which can be used for additional spectator seating.

Features:

  • 1,500 seating capacity
  • IAAF standard, eight-lane, 400 metre track surface
  • Pole vault area
  • High jump area
  • Four (4) long jump/triple jump pits
  • Throwing areas/cages
  • P.A system
  • Hurdles & Starting Blocks
 

Multipurpose Room

The Multi-purpose room is a meeting space at Foote Field, with a maximum seating capacity of 110. The room is equipped with a built-in projector and screen and is capable of presentations requiring microphones.

Features:

  • 110 seating capacity
  •  LCD projector and screen
  • Whiteboard
  • Access to free Wifi
  • Approximate size 2,091 sq ft
 

Alumni Lounge

The Alumni Lounge overlooks the Artificial Turf field and is equipped with a bar and washrooms. The space is ideal for presentations, meetings, and social functions

Features:

  • 60 seating capacity
  • Serving Bar
  • Washrooms
  • View of the artificial turf
  • available projector and screen
  • Access to free Wifi
  • Approximate size 1,100 sq ft