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Stuart Field

Stuart Field

At 5.6 acres, UDCR's Stuart Field is one of the largest turf fields in the country. Stuart field is open to all University of Dayton students and staff with a valid RecPlex membership ID. Availability is restricted to Stuart field operational hours and previously reserved events (i.e. team practices, sport club games, intramural sports or special events).

Additional Information

  • Proper attire including cross training athletic shoes, molded cleats, and t-shirts or tanks that cover the torso, midriff,
  • and rib cage are required. Bare feet, metal, screw on cleats or spikes are prohibited.
  • Flammable items, motor vehicles, skateboards, roller blades, bicycles, golf equipment, glass products, marking tape,
  • chairs, sharp objects, or pets are prohibited.
  • The use of food, sunflower seeds, gum, tobacco, and alcohol is strictly prohibited within the facility. Only water and sport drinks, in sealed containers, are permitted.
  • Stuart Field is available for recreational activities during normal operation hours when not in use by Campus
  • Recreation scheduled programs.
  • Students must have a valid UD undergraduate I.D. or Campus Recreation membership to gain entry to the field.
  • Refrain from striking objects, leaning upon, climbing, or affixing items to the fence.
  • Bicycles, rollerblades, and other unauthorized motor vehicles are prohibited on the walking path. Note: 1 lap = .385
  • mile.
  • Caution, be aware of objects leaving the field of play.
  • Failure to adhere to UD Campus Recreation rules, including trespassing, are a violation of the code of conduct and will result in immediate removal from the facility and possible disciplinary action.
  • UD Campus Recreation will make decisions pertaining to field and weather conditions and reserves the right to close the facility and/or cancel activities at any time.

Directions to Stuart Field

The directions from the corner of Stewart St. and Brown St. to Stuart field are as follows (temporary parking passes can be obtained via Parking Services):

  1. Turn right onto Brown Street.
  2. Turn left in 0.5 miles onto Irving Ave.
  3. Turn left in 0.6 miles into a drive with a University of Dayton Sign.
  4. Cross over the bike path and make a left. This will put you in a parking lot labeled S2.
  5. Continue driving through the lot and you should see the Stuart Field Facility on your right.

Note: The RecPlex is NOT responsible for any parking violations issued by Parking Services.


Campus Recreation

2 Evanston Ave.
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0790