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City of Brampton and Peel District School Board unveil Central Peel Turf Field

BRAMPTON, ON (September 18, 2023) – Today, the City of Brampton and Peel District School Board (PDSB) unveiled the new and enhanced Central Peel Turf Field​. This is the first of four recreation amenities that the City and PDSB will be unveiling this year. 

The facility includes a full-size synthetic turf multiuse sports field, an 8-lane rubberized running track, spectator seating, ancillary track activities including long jump, high jump and throwing, state of the art LED sports field lighting, a practice area for cricket and three basketball courts. 
Through the City of Brampton and Peel District School Board’s collaborative work to revitalize this space, the facility will provide additional opportunities for youth and students in Brampton to stay active and participate in a variety of sports, like basketball, football, soccer and track and field.  

Sports are an integral part of healthy and active communities and the City is committed to increasing access to spaces and programming across Brampton for residents.  

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“Thank you to Peel District School Board for this partnership in creating additional opportunities in Brampton for students and the community to enjoy the activities they love. Sports and physical activity play a critical role in talent development and can also help contribute to the academic well-being of students. We are so proud to build on Brampton’s incredible amenities and invest in spaces like these for our youth so that our growing community can keep healthy while enjoying the activities they love!” 
-Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton 

“Sports bring community together, helping strengthen social connections while promoting healthy activity, competition and skill development! We are incredibly proud of this partnership with Peel District School Board that will allow students to enjoy the sports they love while supporting their overall health and well-being" 
-Rowena Santos, Regional Councillor, Wards 1 & 5; Chair, Community Services, City of Brampton  

"Peel District School Board has a strong commitment to sport and creating inclusive environments that bring people together in promoting student health and well-being. This field is a fine example of that. Thank you to the City of Brampton for their continued partnership building modern and accessible sports facilities like this are designed to support the communities within which they are built." 
-Rashmi Swarup, Director of Education, Peel District School Board 

“I was pleased to participate in the opening of our new artificial turf field. This could not have been possible without many people working together to make this a success. Thank you to the City of Brampton for working with us to make this dream come true. Not only students will benefit, but the entire Central Peel Community. Coretta Scott King once said, “the greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members”. This statement highlights today's celebration.” 
-David Green, Chair, Peel District School Board 

“My heart was filled with joy as I participated in the unveiling of the Central Peel Turf field. This state-of-the-art facility borne out of a collaboration between PDSB and the City is a remarkable achievement which not only enhances the physical environment but fosters inclusivity and student engagement. By investing in this facility both organizations have demonstrated their commitment to Brampton's most precious resource, the youth.” 
-Kathy McDonald, Trustee Brampton Wards 3 & 4, Peel District School Board 

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The Peel District School Board (PDSB) is a racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse board that serves nearly 150,000 students in 259 schools across Brampton, Caledon, and Mississauga. PDSB is the second largest school board in Canada as well as the largest employer in Peel Region. Learn more at and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.  

City of Brampton Media Relations

Radmila Sionov, Communications Officer 
Peel District School Board