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.
For field maintenance and preparation such as chalk, paint and dragging, download the request form.
Fall Season: August 13 - November 8
Athletic field and tennis court reservation requests for the Fall 2015 season will be made according to the timeline listed below.
IMPORTANT: Please review this timeline in its entirety and adhere to its' deadlines.*
If you are new to this process or have questions on this process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by our office:
Parks Permit Office
201 West Colfax Avenue, Room 1.G.1
Denver, Colorado, 80202.
The office is open Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm, and is closed on city holidays.
DENVER PARKS & RECREATION(DPR) - ATHLETIC PERMIT TIMELINE
2015 Fall Season: August 13 - November 8
deadlines are at 4:00PM unless otherwise noted
|June 29||Preliminary permits sent to youth and external groups who hold historical priority from fall 2014|
|July 6||DUE: Preliminary permit corrections from youth and adult external groups***|
|July 10||DUE: Payment for youth and adult external groups with historical priority|
|July 15||Final permits approved and sent to youth and adult external groups|
|July 16||List of unavailable fields and dates sent to all groups with current Online Service Center account in preparation for DRAFT DAY|
|July 18||DRAFT DAY (youth-AM; adult-PM): Location TBD.
DRAFT DAY is the opportunity for any youth and adult group to view available inventory, reserve dates and work out conflicts with other groups requesting the same field/day/time. DRAFT DAY is not mandatory but highly recommended, as remaining inventory will open to the general public on August 10.
|July 27||Preliminary permits sent to external groups' reservation requests that were submitted on DRAFT DAY.|
|July 29||DUE: Preliminary permit corrections*** (DRAFT DAY participants)|
|August 5||DUE: Payment (DRAFT DAY participants)|
|August 9||Final permits approved and sent (DRAFT DAY participants)|
|August 10||Remaining inventory opened to the public on a first-come, first served basis.
6:00AM- online; 8:00AM- in-person at the Parks Permit Office
|August 13||Fields/Courts open for play|
|November 8||Fields/Courts close for play|
*Especially important due dates to note: July 6, July 10, July 29, August 5
**Online permitting instructions will be available by August 9, 2015
***Instructions will be provided on how to submit corrections. Please DO NOT email permit corrections.
Fall Turnback Dates for Internal Groups
Any fields turned back will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning:August 25 (DPR Adult Softball)
Denver Parks & Recreation (DPR) Athletic Permit Timeline
Winter Season: November 9, 2015 - March 18, 2016
IMPORTANT: Please review this timeline in its entirety and adhere to it's deadlines
Deadlines are at 4:00PM on dates below unless otherwise noted:
Preliminary permits sent to youth and adult external groups* who hold historical priority from winter 2014-15
DUE: Preliminary permit corrections from youth and adult external groups**
DUE: Payment for youth and adult external groups with
Final permits approved and sent to youth and adult
Remaining inventory opened to the public on a first-come, first served basis:
*External groups are any group NOT affiliated with DPR, Denver Public Schools or the Police Athletic League program
**Instructions will be provided on how to submit corrections
Parks Permit Office: 201 W. Colfax Ave; Room 1.G.1; 720.913.0700
Artificial turf fields only available for permitting during the winter season. Fields include:
There will be no DRAFT DAY this winter season.
Spring & Summer 2016
Spring/Summer 2016 season information will be posted on December 1, 2015.
If you are new to this process or have questions, please contact us at email@example.com or stop by our office:
Parks Permit Office
201 West Colfax Ave.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm; closed city holidays
201 W. Colfax Ave
Dept 1.G.1 (1st floor)
Denver, CO 80202
M-F 8am - 4pm
Athletic Field Keys
Field closures due to inclement weather will be available by 2pm on weekdays; 7:30am on weekends.