Cowan Field at Festival Hydro Park Now Open

Three-time Canadian Olympian, Melissa Tancredi joined representatives from the Stratford Soccer Association, the City of Stratford, sponsors and stakeholders for the grand opening of Cowan Field at Festival Hydro Community Park in Stratford on Friday, August 11.

The new field, equipped with a 100 metre by 60 metre artificial turf pitch and stadium lights, is part of phase one of the project. Phase two will include a clubhouse, covered pavilion, walking trails and bike trails.

Funding for the project has come in large part from funds raised by the Stratford Soccer Association, including $150,000 from The Cowan Foundation, as well as $450,000 from the City of Stratford.

Read the full story by the Stratford Beacon Herald here.