Edmonton Soccer Association
12720 Victoria Trail
Edmonton, AB, T5A 5G4

General Inquiries:
780-413-4125 Ext. 1

Fax: 780-406-4976

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Outdoor Facility Specs

Bill Gilhespy Soccer Association Complex

General Facility Information

The Edmonton Soccer Association operates one outdoor soccer facility, the Bill Gilhespy Soccer Association Complex located at

(Henry Singer Sports Centre)
14920 - 142 Street
Edmonton, AB T6V 1H9

The Complex has eleven (11) full-sized outdoor fields, as well as two (2) artificial turf fields, and one (1) U11 field for a total of fourteen (14) fields.

There is also a Clubhouse with ten (10) dressing rooms, concession and lounge facilities located on the site.

Owned by: The City of Edmonton

Leased By: The Edmonton Soccer Association

Partnership of Edmonton Soccer Association & the City of Edmonton.

Site Size

24.5 Hectares (approx. 61.7 acres)

Size of Soccer Fields

In Feet: 315.0 x 228.0
In Yards: 105.0 x 76.0

In Meters: 96.0 x 69.5
Main (Championship) Field: 330.0 ft x 240.0 ft, 110.0 yds x 76.0 yds (100.6m x 69.5m)

Mini (U11) Field: 126.0 ft x 200 ft, 42.0 yds x 66.6 yds, 64m x 38.4m


Parking Areas

Main lot is fenced approximately 11,550 sq. meters
610 parking stalls

Completed by DeFord Contracting Ltd.: Main (2002); Auxiliary (2005)

Facility Clubhouse
(Completed June 2003)

6900 square feet, one level, washrooms and showers
10 dressing rooms, 2 referee rooms and first aid
Snack concession and licensed lounge
110 seating capacity indoor, wheelchair accessible


Architectural: Barr Ryder Architects & Planners
Construction: Chandos Construction Ltd.
Electrical: KSJ Engineering Ltd.
Mechanical: Tan & Associates Engineering Limited
Structural: Walters Chambers & Associates

Major Events Hosted

National U16 Boys Club Championships October 2001
EMSA Youth City Championships, Summer 2002 - 2019 (90+ games/year)
Adult Provincial Championships, Labour Day Weekend 2002-2019
Youth Provincial Championships, August 23-26, 2012, and on a semi-regular basis since

Youth National U15 and U17 Girls All Stars Championships July 2003
Western Canadian Masters & Classics Club Championships October 2003
National U18 Boys Club Championship October 2004
World Masters Games July 2005
Home Turf for Grant MacEwan Community College Griffins 2008
ACAC College Provincial Championships 2007-2008

FIFA Women U20 Practice Location - 2014

FIFA Women Practice Location - 2015

Future Plans

Lighting for main field
Soccer-specific training areas