Location: Royal Lane Park, Clinton, NC

Royal Lane Park in Clinton, North Carolina is a regional park serving as the “hub” of Sampson County.

Community Impact: Royal Lane Park in Clinton is a regional park serving as the “hub” of Sampson County. Residents, guests and sports teams come to the park to take advantage of the fields, playgrounds, swimming pool and trails. Youth soccer, football, softball and baseball practice and compete on the natural turf fields. Because the fields are in constant use, there is little to no down time for the fields to recuperate. The park has fallen into disarray over the last 10 to 15 years due to budget constraints and aging park amenities.

Project Scope:
Tilling and laser grading
Enhancing the existing turf field through sprigging with TiffTurf Bermuda and resodding
Fertilization and weed control
Irrigation system replaced with commercial quality system
Planting of trees, shrubs and plants

Renovation work being completed at Royal Lane Park in Clinton, North Carolina.


Completion Date: August 2018

Estimated Project Value: $45,000

Estimated Value of Volunteer Time:

Project Partners:
Exmark
Sports Turf Managers Association/SAFE Foundation

The turf at Royal Lane Park in Clinton, North Carolina will receive a much-needed renovation.


Project Contributors:

• TLC, Inc. (landscaping)
• Well’s Brothers General Contractor and Carolina Green Corp. (field grading)
• Hrdrolynks (irrigation)
• Helena Chemical Co. (fertilizer and pest control)
• Exmark (mower)
• Buy Sod (Bermuda sprigging)
• North Carolina/South Carolina Chapter of STMA