Lakes Community High School

Lakes Community HS - existing turf strip

Koro field topmaker removing existing sod

Lake Villa , Illinois  When the Lakes grounds crew decided they needed to shake up the “rut” they were in with their football field, they turned to the professionals at LSF. Unlevel field conditions held water, often remaining muddy and threatening the players’ safety. With analysis from Gewalt-Hamilton, a local engineer, plans were made to raise the middle of the field to facilitate drainage while aerating and top-dressing the surrounding field to improve growing conditions. All of the work, which also included sub-soil drainage and irrigation upgrades, was completed on a very quick time schedule by LSF. The field is now re-opened and in immaculate condition.

Sod removal

Sand cap installation

Multi flow drainage inspect

Drainage mainline prep

Final surface prep

Opening day game