Boundary Park, known as SportsDirect.com Park for sponsorship purposes, is a sports stadium in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England. It lies at the northwestern extremity of Oldham, with Royton and Chadderton lying immediately north and west respectively, giving rise to the name Boundary Park.
Boundary Park was originally known as the Athletic Ground when it was opened in 1896 for Oldham's first professional football club, Oldham County F.C.. When County folded in 1899, Pine Villa F.C. took over the ground and changed their name to Oldham Athletic. Oldham Athletic A.F.C. have played their home games here since the stadium was opened. Oldham RLFC left their traditional home, Watersheddings, in 1997 and moved to Boundary Park, although they briefly moved to Hurst Cross in Ashton-under-Lyne in 2002, where they played until 2009, when the football club decided that they no longer wanted them as tenants.Close