On January 1, 2011, The Southern Chester County Soccer
Association entered into a 10 year agreement with The Kennett Area Park
Authority to renovate, maintain, and manage the Tino Leto fields at Anson B.
Nixon Park. The YMCA is no longer managing and scheduling the fields.
anyone has been to the fields lately, you would know that they need a lot of
work. SCCSA is currently working with field development experts to ascertain the
extent of repairs needed to bring these fields back to a safe playing condition
that can withstand the use of multiple groups.
Starting in March 2011, we
shut down the front half of the field to begin aggressive accelerated
maintenance. The back half of the field will be open this Spring for
rental and public use. We expect the front to be ready by early summer,
when we will then open the front, and close the back half for regrading and
reseeding. The expectation is that the entire process will be complete,
including irrigation, by Spring 2012.
Due to this renovation work, there
will be limited space available for organized group rental for the next year. We
will continue to leave 25% of the space open and available to the public free of
When complete, this will be one of the finest all
grass multisport field complex in the Kennett Square area serving all of
our local sports groups and the public.