York Stadium

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York Stadium
York Stadium.jpg
Location Ian MacDonald Blvd
Toronto, Ontario
Coordinates 43°46′39″N 79°30′27″W / 43.77750°N 79.50750°W / 43.77750; -79.50750Coordinates: 43°46′39″N 79°30′27″W / 43.77750°N 79.50750°W / 43.77750; -79.50750
Broke ground 1994
Opened 1995
Owner York University
Surface FieldTurf
Construction cost $10.5 million
Capacity 2500 + 1000 grass seating[1]
Tenants
York University

York Stadium is an outdoor football, rugby and soccer stadium located at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is the home of the York Lions.[2]

History[edit]

Prior to 1995 the site was a grass field and the then Yeoman football team played home games at Esther Shiner Stadium at Bathurst Street and Finch Avenue.

There is a small bleacher seating 2500 spectators and an enclosed booth for broadcasting/scorekeeping, concessions, washrooms and changerooms.[3]

In 2013, the stadium's grass surface was replaced with FieldTurf.

Future[edit]

The stadium will likely be replaced by the Pan Am and Parapan Am Athletics Stadium after 2015 as the main stadium for football at York.

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