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Alumni Stadium

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About Alumni Stadium

Alumni stadium features a state of the art synthetic turf football field and newly renovated track. The CFL-sized football field measures 110 yards long and 65 yards wide with 20-yard black and red checkered end zones. In addition, the stadium showcases a brand new video scoreboard. The track and field accommodations feature an IAAF certified 8 lane, 400 metre track with 2 separate 100 metre sprint sections. Two pole-vaulting pits are located on the west side of the field. Two long and triple jump pits are located on the east side of the field. The Alumni stadium is home to the University of Guelph Varsity Football team and Varsity Track meets, so please visit the stadium and support your Gryphons. Go Gryphs Go!

HOMECOMING

An annual Homecoming parade during the 1970s and 1980s helped unite the University of Guelph campus. Winding its way to downtown Guelph, the parade attracted a lot of attention from the public for the University's academic programs and athletic teams. Publicity was also the reason behind Guelph's inaugural Homecoming football game in 1923. It was organized by OAC president George Christie as a competition between graduate players and the current varsity team. He believed that a good college football team and an annual event to honour alumni would bring great attention to the college and build good relations. Some of the early Homecoming events at Guelph were held in conjunction with a Halloween dance and the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto. Now one of the University's biggest celebrations, Homecoming still features a graduate/varsity football game called the Glory Bowl, played just prior to the annual intercollegiate event.

Alumni Stadium Rates

Field
$228.80 / Hour
$1216.80 / Day (Min. 8 Hours)
Track
$228.80 / Hour
$1216.80 / Day (Min. 8 Hours)
Track & Field
$228.80 / Hour
$1216.80 / Day (Min. 8 Hours)

 

Alumni Stadium is located at the following address:
50 Stone Rd. East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
Canada

Directions

From the 401

  • Follow ON-401 W, Ontario 401 Express and ON-401 W to ON-6 N in Puslinch.
  • Take exit 295 from ON-401 W
  • Continue onto ON-6 N
  • Turn right onto College Ave W
  • Turn right onto Powerhouse Ln
  • Turn left

From Highway 7 East

  • Get on Express Toll Route/ON-407 from Woodbine Ave/York Regional Rd 8
  • Follow Express Toll Route/ON-407 and ON-401 W to ON-6 N in Puslinch.
  • Take exit 295 from ON-401 W
  • Continue onto ON-6 N
  • Turn right onto College Ave W
  • Turn right onto Powerhouse Ln
  • Turn left

From Highway 7 West

  • Follow ON-7 to Victoria Rd S in Guelph
  • Turn left onto Victoria Rd S
  • Turn right onto College Ave E
  • Turn left onto Powerhouse Ln
  • Turn left

From Highway 6 North

  • Follow ON-6 S to Wellington 38/Wellington Road 38 in Guelph/Eramosa
  • Turn left onto Wellington 38/Wellington Road 38
  • Continue onto Victoria Rd N
  • Turn right onto College Ave E
  • Turn left onto Powerhouse Ln
  • Turn left

Parking for Alumni Stadium is available at lot P49 directly beside the lower level access to the Stadium. Additional nearby parking is available in P19 - North of College Avenue and in P7 & P17 - along East Ring Road. Nearest Parking Meters are available along the perimeter of lot P12 beside the Arena if they do not have a parking pass. Parking is enforced Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm except Holidays. All buses must park in P13 unless otherwise arranged.

Rules & Regulations for ALUMNI STADIUM Facility Use, violation of any of the below listed Rules & Regulations may result in loss of facility access privileges and/or immediate removal from facility.

The Department of Athletics wishes all users (Clients, spectators, and officials) to have the most positive experience possible while using our facilities. To help everyone achieve this goal we have designed the following disclaimer with feedback from our staff, clients, spectators and officials. If everyone follows these rules all will enjoy a positive, safe, experience.

  1. NO ANIMALS are allowed. All animals must remain outside of the facility.
  2. Plastic Water Bottles containing WATER ONLY are allowed inside of the facility. Absolutely NO glass containers.
  3. NO FOOD products are allowed inside of the Fenced area or on the turf; including GUM, and all SEED or NUT products.
  4. Clean athletic footwear with non-marking soles must be worn on all surfaces. PLASTIC/RUBBER MOULDED CLEATS ONLY. Absolutely NO metal cleats or spikes are allowed on the field, running spikes are allowed on the track only.
  5. Absolutely NO ALCOHOL or TOBACCO products are allowed. As of January 1, 2015, it will be illegal to smoke on and around children?s playgrounds and publicly owned sport fields and surfaces (e.g., areas for basketball, baseball, soccer or beach volleyball, ice rinks, tennis courts, splash pads and swimming pools that are owned by a municipality, the province or a postsecondary education institution). This includes a 20 metre radius surrounding each sports field or surface on the University campus outdoors as per the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, ONTARIO REGULATION 48/06.
  6. Bicycles, Skateboards or Motorized vehicles are NOT allowed inside of the Fenced area.
  7. Fireworks or other Explosive devices are NOT permitted.
  8. NO LOITERING, please be respectful of others who will be accessing the facility immediately upon your rental completion.
  9. Programming space is to be shared appropriately with all participants.
  10. Athletic clothing appropriate to the activity must be worn at all times.
  11. Inappropriate behaviour such as swearing, physical or verbal abuse will not be tolerated and may result in loss of facility access privileges and/or immediate removal from facility.
  12. Persons 15 years of age and under must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  13. Please look both ways before crossing the track and yield to all track participants.
  14. Do not touch the Football or Track & Field training equipment without having permissions indicated on your permit.
  15. The Track is to be used for Track activities only, "on the ball" warm ups and other activities are not permitted on the track surface.
  16. The permitted Facility will be inspected periodically throughout all rentals by an Athletics staff representative.
  17. Use of scoreboard and timing systems must be arranged at time of rental booking in order to ensure use for your event or rental.
  18. DO NOT leave any valuables unattended, the University of Guelph is NOT responsible for lost or stolen items.

Alumni Stadium