64% of all ORR students participate in athletics on the fields or on the track. The fields are used all spring and fall, so the grass never has any recovery time.
More maintenance won’t help, because the fields are used throughout the growing seasons of spring and fall.
With an artificial turf field, more events can be held on it than on a grass field. This will allow ORR to ‘rest’ one of the grass fields each spring and fall, allowing it to repair and recover and stay green and safe.