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Frequently Asked Questions About College of the Canyons Athletics



1. I am interested in becoming a Cougar student-athlete and want more information, who should I contact?
Prospective student-athletes are encouraged to fill out the prospective athlete form, which is sent directly to the coach of the sport they are interested in. Prospective student-athletes can also reach coaches directly from the Athletic Staff page. 

2. How do I get to College of the Canyons?

College of the Canyons in conveniently located off the Interstate-5 freeway off the Valencia Boulevard or McBean Parkway exits. Click here for a map

3. Where are the athletic facilities located on the campus? 
All of COC's athletic facilities are located on the north end of campus, off the Valencia Boulevard exit off the Interstate-5 freeway. Please click here for a map of the campus and find more detailed directions and closest parking lots below. Handicap parking is located in lots 3, 5, 8 and 9. 
Cougar Stadium (Football, soccer, track and field) - Cougar Stadium is located on the northwest edge of the campus. The stadium runs parallel to Valencia Boulevard. Parking can be found in lots 7 and 8. 
Baseball/Softball Fields - Cougar Field and Ray Whitten Field is located on the west side of the campus and south of the football field. Visitors can park in lot 8 and walk south on Stadium Way to reach the ballparks or in lot 9.
Upper Field (Soccer) - The Upper Field is adjacent to lots 5, 6 and 7 and east of the football stadium. The closest parking to the upper field is lot 5. 
Cougar Cage (Basketball and volleyball) - The Cougar Cage is south of the Upper Field and tennis courts in the West Physical Education building. If standing in lot 5, the gym is located behind the building marked North Commons. The closest parking is in lot 5 and 6.

4. How much is parking?
Campus Safety will not enforce parking permit regulations in lots 4-9, two hours before the game and one hour after the game. This rule applies to any intercollegiate game or scrimmage where there is a visiting team. If you wish to visit during practice or any other time that is not a game or scrimmage, you will need to buy a daily permit. You can purchase a parking permit from the permit vending machines, located in lot 6, lot 8 and South Lot 15, section A, which requires $2 in coins or dollar bills for an all day parking permit good in any student lot.

5. How much is it to attend College of the Canyons athletic events? 
College of the Canyons charges admission for football, night soccer games and women's and men's basketball games during the regular season and range from $5-$8 for adults. Children, student and staff ticket prices range from $3-$6. Prices are subject to change. There is an admission charge for every sport if College of the Canyons is hosting a post-season competition. Prices vary by sport. 

6. How can I follow what is going on with College of the Canyons athletics?

College of the Canyons athletics Web site COCAthletics.com is a great resource for rosters, schedules, statistics, game recaps and photos. For fans who want information about COC athletics as soon as it happens, they can follow the official College of the Canyons Twitter feed. For more information on COC athletics Twitter feed and COC's other social media sites, please click here

7. Are the College of the Canyons' track, swimming pool, or another facilites open for public use? 
Unfortunately, none of the COC athletic facilities are open for public use, due to insurance liability issues. The only time someone is allowed on the facilities is when a student has registered for a kinesiology class and is using the facility during the allotted class time. 

8. Can I rent out the College of the Canyons athletic facilities? 
Yes, for a fee. Please contact our civic center at 661-362-3240. 

Do you have a question that is not answered here? Please send an email to the sports information director for futher assistance.