Athletic Fields

More than 100 athletic fields are available for a variety of uses including lacrosse, rugby, tennis, baseball, softball, soccer, football, ultimate frisbee, kickball and more. Twenty-two of our softball fields have lights, bleachers and press boxes. Tournaments or leagues are welcome. 

Athletic Permit Applications must be received in the Parks Permit Office by noon on Thursdays for Friday, Saturday and Sunday permits.


Athletic Field Permits Fall 2014  |  August 11 - November 2
Organized athletic groups interested in permitting fields are required to have a representative present at one of the following assignment meetings, which may last anywhere from 2 to 4 hours. 

•  Youth Athletic Organizations, Saturday, June 7
    7:00am Historical Use Groups  |  10:00am General Groups
    Location: Stapleton Recreation Center, 5090 Broadway, Denver CO 80216

•  Adult Athletic Organizations, Saturday, July 12
    7:00am Historical Use Groups  |  10:00am General Groups
    Location: PPA Event Center, 2105 Decatur Street, Denver CO 80211(Map of Directions)

Are you a historical use group? If your athletic organization meets ALLof the following criteria, then you are a "historical use group" and will be given the earliest opportunity to permit our fields at the 7:00am assignment meetings!

•  Held a permit for Fall 2013 (August 12 – October 31)
•  Purchased the permit before August 15, 2013
•  Your permitted field from Fall 2013 has not been pre-reserved for the 2014 season by DPR, DPS, PAL or any other youth athletic organization.

Adult athletic organizations will be sent the list of pre-reserved fields on July 8. If you have not received the list by that date, please contact our office.

For those unavailable to attend the scheduled meetings, the remaining athletic fields will be issued on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning Thursday, August 7 at 8:00am. You must submit your application in person at the Parks Permit Office located at the Webb Building, room 1.G.1. Applications will not be accepted until this date. 

For more information, please contact our office at 720-913-0745 or send an email

Contact Us

201 W. Colfax Ave

Dept 1.G.1 (1st floor)

Denver, CO 80202 

Office Hours
M-F 8am - 4pm

Phone: (720) 913-0700
Fax: (720) 913-0778
park.permits@denvergov.org

East District
(720) 865-0873

Northeast District
(303) 373-8700

Northwest District
(303) 458-4788

Southwest District
(303) 937-4638

Athletic Field Weather Info.
(720) 865-0385

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