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 allowing for grassroot community programming, such as; recreation leagues, local school training and competitions and charitable organization fundraisers

Artificial Turf Field

  • Professional CFL/CIS size artificial turf field lined for football and soccer
  • Lighting available for night games and practices
  • Warm-up runway with 4-lane, 125 metre Mondo surface
  • Press box with public address system and electronic scoreboard system
  • Bleachers with 3,500 seating capacity

Premier Grass Field

  • Sand based natural grass field- pitch dimensions: 100 x 70 metres
  • Press box with public address system and electronic scoreboard system
  • Bleachers with 1,500 seating capacity

East Grass Fields

  • 4 natural grass field - pitch dimensions: 100 x 70 metres
  • Fields may be lined for soccer, football or rugby
  • Evening parking access available


Running Track and Throwing Areas

  • IAAF standard, 8 lane, 400 metres, Mondo surface
  • Pole vault area
  • High jump area
  • 4 long jump/triple jump pits
  • Throwing areas for javelin, shot put, hammer throw and discus
  • Press box with public address system and electronic scoreboard system
  • Bleachers with 1,500 seating capacity

Indoor Facility

  • Multipurpose room: has a maximum capacity of 114, uses for the space range from classroom (seats 70), fitness classes, boardroom (seats 45) and a general function room
  • Alumni Lounge has a maximum capacity of 82 with a view of the artificial turf. This room has a serving bar with stools and window seats for the field.
  • Eight Locker Rooms: Each locker room is equipped with washroom and shower access with a maximum of 20 people per locker room
  • Concession area for large events and games with spectators
  • Other amenities include: taping/medical room

Facility Specifications

Multi-Purpose Spaces

   Set-up Capacity      
Room Approx. Size Classroom Boardroom   Amenities
Multipurpose Room 2091 sq ft 88 60 Whiteboard and Smart LCD Projector
Alumni Lounge 11100 sq ft 24 24 Serving bar, washrooms, view of artificial turf, projector and screen available
Balmoral Lounge
Seminar Room #1
384 sq ft 18
16 Whiteboard and Smart LCD projector. Overlooks curling rink
Balmoral Lounge
Seminar Room #2 
 408 sq ft 24 24  Whiteboard and Smart LCD projector. Overlooks tennis courts

Athletic Spaces

Room Approx. Size Activities Amenities  Bleacher Capacity
Artificial Turf 87,750 sw ft Football, soccer, fitness training Scorebaord, PA System and lighting 3500
Track 400 metre track with dual 100 metre straight aways Track & Field, long jump, high jump, shot put, discus, hammer, triple jump, javelin and pole vault PA System 1500