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.
Artificial turf fields only available for permitting during the winter season. Fields include:
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
Please review the timeline below in its entirety and adhere to its deadlines!
Baseball / Softball / Synthetic Fields: available March 19 - August 12
Grass / Mixed-Use Fields Fields: available March 26 - August 12
Below deadlines are 4:00PM unless otherwise noted:
|Dec.18||Preliminary permits sent to external* youth & adult groups who hold historical priority|
|Dec.23||DUE: Preliminary permit corrections from youth & adult external groups that hold historical priority (instructions will be provided)|
|Dec.30||DEADLINE: contact Parks Permit Office if your group holds historical priority status and has not heard from DPR Permit staff|
|Jan. 8||DUE: payment for spring & summer season reservations (youth & adult historical priority status)|
|Jan.13||Draft day details posted on this page.|
|Jan.16||Draft Day @ La Familia Recreation Center. Draft Day is a staff-facilitated opportunity to submit field requests prior to March 16. More details on this process posted January 13.|
|Jan.25||Preliminary permits sent to youth/adult external groups who attended Draft Day|
|Jan.27||Preliminary permit corrections due from youth/adult external groups who attended Draft Day (instructions on how to submit corrections will be provided)|
|Jan.29||DUE: spring season payment for youth & adult external groups who attended Draft Day|
|Mar.11||DUE: summer season payment for youth & adult external groups who attended Draft Day|
|Mar.16||Remaining field inventory opened to public; 6:00AM online, 8:00AM in-person|
|Mar.19||Baseball, softball and synthetic fields open for play|
|Mar.26||Grass and mixed-use fields open for play|
|May 31||Last day of spring season + soccer play|
|June 1||Summer season begins (soccer camps & clinics on designated fields ONLY)|
|Aug.12||Summer season ends|
Payment deadlines: January 8, January 29, March 11
*External groups are any group that is NOT a Denver Parks & Recreation, Denver Public School or Denver Police Athletic League
If you are new to this process or have any questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also visit us at our office: 201 W. Colfax Avenue Denver, CO. 80202 - Room 1.G.1
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm, closed on City Holidays
DPR Youth Sports
Spring- April 2 | Summer- June 11
Softball fields: Spring- March 28 | Summer- May 30
Other fields: Spring- April 15 | Summer- June 24
Fall 2016 Athletic Field information will be posted on June 1, 2016.
Season runs August 13 - November 5, 2016.
Tournament applications must be turned in at least 30 days in advance.
Winter Season (synthetic turf fields only): November 9, 2015 - March 18, 2016
Reservation requests accepted beginning November 4
Spring/Summer 2016: March 19 - August 12
Reservation requests accepted beginning: March 16*
Fall 2016: August 13 - November 6
Reservation requests accepted beginning August 8*
Winter 2016/2017 (synthetic turf fields only): November 7 - TBD
Reservation requests accepted beginning October 24
*EXCEPT for the following fields: Jackie Robinson, Kennedy Softball Complex, Lawson, Lincoln and Vanderbilt. Reservations for these facilities will open on March 28 (spring) and May 30 (summer).
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201 W. Colfax Ave
Dept 1.G.1 (1st floor)
Denver, CO 80202
M-F 8am - 4pm
Weather Hotline: 720.865.6978
Athletic Field Keys: 720.913.0700
Park Rangers: 720.913.1311
Field closures due to inclement weather will be available by 2:00PM on weekdays; 7:30AM on weekends.