Colts Neck debuts synthetic turf field


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COLTS NECK – Municipal officials have opened a new synthetic turf multipurpose sports field at Five Points Park, Five Points Road, Colts Neck.

The playing field cost $1.3 million to construct and will accommodate football, soccer, lacrosse, baseball and softball. T&M Engineers helped design and construct the field, Shaw Sports Turf manufactured and installed the synthetic turf and Precise Construction competed the site and drainage work at the facility.

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Officials said the construction of the field was made possible with a $560,000 donation from the Duncan Thecker Charitable Trust Foundation.

In February 2017, members of the Township Committee passed a resolution to construct the multipurpose field. In the resolution, officials said, “In order to express the township’s gratitude for Mr. Thecker’s lifetime of charitable work for the township and the New Jersey community at large, the committee agrees the project will be perpetually named for Mr. Thecker …”

The new playing field will be used primarily by the Colts Neck Recreation Department, children’s recreation sports leagues and programs, and travel teams.

“The township is thrilled to have a facility like this opening in Colts Neck and we are excited to see the field be of use to the children of Colts Neck,” Mayor J.P. Bartolomeo said. “I would like to thank the Duncan Thecker Charitable Trust Foundation for their donation. The idea of constructing this facility is only about 2 years old so we are thrilled to see their generous donation come to fruition so soon.”

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