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June 1st 2020

Over 20 Years of Success at Bergen Catholic High School

It was 1997 when Bergen Catholic High School, an all-male, private, college preparatory school in New Jersey, installed its first FieldTurf field. Fast-forward to 2020 and the school recently completed the installation of its 3rd FieldTurf field – 1997, 2008 & 2020. The facility is home to the school’s football, soccer and lacrosse teams.

With both of the previous installations lasting over 10 years of use, officials recognized the value of FieldTurf’s proven durability. Also focused on athlete safety and performance, the school opted for FieldTurf CORE, the world’s first super fiber, for their new surface system.

Built from FieldTurf’s 20+ years of industry-leading innovation and unmatched expertise, CORE, the first multi-layer dual-polymer fiber ever, rewrites the playbook for sports turf, reinvents the playing field, and redefines the player experience. Engineered for elite level facilities, CORE is designed to deliver a more realistic, textured, grass-like shape with optimal durability and resiliency. Learn more on CORE Here.

The new field will also showcase the industry’s leading smart field technology, FieldTurf Genius. The system automatically tracks field usage and converts the data to live reporting and alerts to optimize safety, performance, scheduling and care. Learn more on Genius Here.

In New Jersey, FieldTurf is a household name. With over 900 installations in the state, FieldTurf is trusted by leading Parochial Schools like Don Bosco Preparatory, St. Peter’s Preparatory, St. Joseph Regional, Immaculate Heart Academy and DePaul Catholic as well as elite collegiate programs like Rutgers University (Football, Baseball & Softball), Monmouth University and Princeton.

For the track surface, Bergen Catholic placed their trust in FieldTurf’s sister company, Beynon Sports. Both part of the Tarkett Sports family, the duo offered the school an improved customer experience. With the increased complexity and diversity of new athletic facilities, organizations are often faced with the struggle of overseeing multiple suppliers to accomplish their project. Continuously striving to deliver the ultimate surface experience, Tarkett Sports has positioned itself as a leading supplier of athletic surfacing in North America and abroad by offering a wide range of products including artificial, hybrid and residential turf; running tracks, tennis courts and indoor athletic surfaces.


Whether it’s football, soccer, baseball or any other sport, FieldTurf fields provide athletes with the safety and performance they need to perform at their best, while giving field owners the durability they want to maximize the value of their investment. FieldTurf is a world leader in artificial turf with over 20,000 installations worldwide. Let’s Change The Game.

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