Friends Of The Field & Study Park (FOFS)

Aim: To Protect, Preserve and Promote the Field & Study Park.


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Caring for the park and protecting it’s future since 2006

The park was separated from the recreation centre in 2006. At that time, Friends of the Field and Study Park (FOFS) was formed and registered as a non profit company (NPC). This was to protect the future of this 30-acre open space in the heart of Sandton.

Since then, FOFS has worked together with the management and staff of Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo (JCPZ) and helped in the management of the park, keeping the facilities and playground equipment in good working order and assisting with the control of the use of the park.

Petition For The Removal Of Illegal Land Occupants Of Braamfontein Spruit Sandton & Surrounding Areas

Owing to the lack of meaningful intervention and control by the Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, the municipal-owned land adjacent to Forest Farm on the corner of William Nicol and Republic Road is being over-run by illegal occupants, particularly after the recent closure of George Lea Park on the intersection of William Nicol and Sandton Drive. Read More >>

Latest News & Upcoming Events

March 2022 Catchup

March 2022 Catchup

Finally the fields got a really good cut, all done by 6 women and 3 men. 20 acres, with brush cutters. With the first Market of the year the Park returned to normal with a lovely day and a welcome return to this popular monthly event. It has been with us for 7 years...

December2021 Jan/Feb 2022

December2021 Jan/Feb 2022

December 2021 was a quiet month with so many away. For those left behind the Park was a place to enjoy the space and fresh air and the children to have fun on our brightly coloured Dinosaur. The West Bank was quiet as most of those living there had also gone home to...

November is Dinosaur painting Month

November is Dinosaur painting Month

The dreary green that Parks painted the play equipment is getting a makeover with bright colours and the sponsor for this transformation is Mr. Aziz Diallo, the owner of the English Access School at the Recreation Centre who takes an interest in our Park. We were...

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