At 10 am April 22 the Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association will host its spring workshop at Road Ranger Stadium, Loves Park, IL, located ½ mile east of I-190 on Interstate Drive and Riverside Drive.

Sports turf managers, park superintendents, groundskeepers, designers, athletic directors and coaches are invited. Lunch and continental breakfast sponsored by Reinders. Workshop ends at 1:30. Members $20, non-members $25.

Contact Libby Baker for information, 847-263-7603 or mail registration to ILSTMA, PO Box 471, Wadsworth, IL 60083.

Workshop Schedule

9:30-10:00       Registration

10:00               Scott opening remarks

10:00-10:30     Travis, head groundskeeper talk about maintenance, all star game prep, etc

10:30-11:00     Jim Lohmann, Lohmann Sportsfields talk about construction of field

11:00-11:20     Divide into groups – rotate to 1st station

11:20-11:30     Break

11:30-12:15     Lunch

12:15-12:35     Divide into groups – rotate to 2nd station

12:35-12:55     Divide into groups – rotate to 3rd station

12:55-1:15       Divide into groups – rotate to 4th station

1:15-1:30         Wrap up


Breakout stations are:

Field Tour – Leader Travis Stephen, Rockford Riverhawks

Mound Building – Leader Profile Products

Equipment, dragging & mowing techniques – Leader Steve Schiller, Reinders

Logo Painting – Leader Pioneer Paint

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