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Pickleball at Froemming Park, man in foreground hitting ball to skim over the net to a couple getting ready to return

RNC Operational Updates for Monday, July 15, through Friday, July 19

The Milwaukee County Courthouse will remain open during the Republican National Convention (RNC). All court operations (Civil and Family Filings, Restraining Orders, Probate, In Custody Intake Court, Preliminary Hearings) will be operating at Vel Phillips Juvenile Justice Center (10201 W. Watertown Plank Rd. Wauwatosa, WI.) For more information about how other Milwaukee County services and operations will be impacted during the RNC, visit Milwaukee County's RNC updates webpage.  

Over 350 Athletic Facilities Available to Rent

Whatever your sport, we have a space for you! More than 350 athletic facilities are available for a variety of uses including pickleball, lacrosse, rugby, tennis, baseball, softball, soccer, football, ultimate frisbee, kickball and more. Many of our sports facilities are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Returning leagues and various local schools have first priority to reserve facilities. Some specified field/park locations may have use agreements in place and may not be available during peak season times.

Athletic field permits are available for practices, single games, leagues, clinics or tournaments. Most facilities are available from April 1 to Oct. 31 each year (weather permitting).

  • Softball/Baseball
  • Soccer/Multi-Use Fields
  • Basketball/Volleyball Courts
  • Pickleball/Tennis Courts
  • Disc Golf

Primary Baseball & Softball Fields

These fields are classified as ball fields and include:

  • Lights
  • Outfield Fence
  • Scoreboard
  • Dugouts
  • PA Booth

All primary fields are available for single games, leagues and tournament play only. Bases, mound, foul lines and batter's box are included in rental fee. All primary softball fields have adjustable base lengths of 60', 65' and 70' as well as desired mound distances.
 

Primary Baseball Fields

  • Henry Aaron Field (Lincoln Park)
  • Joe Harden Field (Zablocki Park)
  • Harvey Kuenn Field (Rainbow Park)
  • Al Simmons Field (KK Sports Center)
  • Fred Zirkel Field (McCarty Park)  

Primary Softball Fields

  • West Milwaukee Park - Softball Fields #1 & #2
  • Wilson Recreation Center -  Stadium Field & Softball Field #1
  • Zablocki Park - Softball Field

Standard Baseball & Softball Fields

These fields are classified as standard fields that include a backstop, bleachers and players benches. All standard fields are available for any type of play. Some standard softball fields have adjustable base lengths of 60', 65' and 70' as well as adjustable mound distances.
 

Beckum Park - (3) Little League

Brown Deer Park - (3) Softball

Carver Park - (1) Lighted 90' Baseball/ Softball

Cooper Park - (2) Softball

Dineen Park - (1) 90' Baseball

Estabrook Park - (1) Softball

Froemming Park - (1) 90' Baseball/ Softball

Greenfield Park - (1) 90' Baseball

Greene Park - (1) 90' Baseball/ Softball

Hales Corners Park - (1) 90' Baseball/ Softball

Humboldt Park - (1) 90' Baseball

Indigenous Peoples' Park - (3) Little League

Kern Park - (1) Softball

KK Sports Center - (2) Lighted Softball

Kletzsch Park - (4) Softball

Kops Park - (2) Softball

LaFollete Park - (3) Softball

Lake Park - (1) Softball

Madison Park - (1) 90' Baseball/ (3) Softball

McCarty Park - (3) Softball

McGovern Park - (1) Lighted Softball

Meaux Park - (1) Softball

Pulaski-Cudahy Park - (2) Softball

Rainbow Park - (1) Softball

Rose Park - (1) Lighted Softball

Schoenecker Park - (1) 90' Baseball/ (3) Softball

Sheridan Park - (1) 90' Baseball/ Lighted Softball

West Milwaukee Park - (2) Softball

Wilson Park - (1) 90' Lighted Baseball/ (3) Little League

Wilson Recreation Center - (1) Softball

Wisconsin Ave Park - (1) 90' Baseball/ (2) Softball 

 

Practice Permits

Practice permits can be secured for your sports team and will ensure access to specific fields or courts throughout our parks system. Specific locations can be reserved seven days or less in advance of your preferred date. Practice permits can be requested Monday through Thursday. Same-day requests are not accepted. Multiple permits can be issued per day for specific fields. Please call the Organized Sports Office at (414) 257-8030 to reserve your practice.

 

League Permits

League permits are for groups and organizations looking to coordinate an organized league using Milwaukee County Parks athletic facilities. League play must be modeled after Milwaukee County Parks programmed adult sports leagues. All league permits can qualify for a reduced hourly rate based on number of games requested. For more details, contact our Sports Office at (414) 257-8030.

An athletic permit application must be turned in at least 30 days in advance and will have additional permit requirements. Returning leagues will have renewal rights for a specific period of time before fields are released for new leagues or single-game use.

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Single Game Permits

Single game permits are based on a hourly usage per field with applied extra fees if desired. All single game reservations have a minimum rental time of two hours. Any locked gates on primary baseball fields will be opened at the start of your requested rental time. A minimum of seven business days notice is required for game use. Permits are not issued to more than one customer per day on a specific field.

Tournament & Event Permits

Groups and organizations looking to host tournaments/events using Milwaukee County Parks athletic facilities must submit an application to the sports office. A tournament is defined as an athletic or sports competition that meets the criteria listed. End of league or season tournaments may be considered a tournament, for permitting purposes, and not a continuation of league play.

A tournament includes:

  • Athletic or sports competition 
  • Bracketed or pool play (or other typical tournament format) designed to determine a winner(s)
  • Open to the general public to participate/spectate
  • Collection of fees prior to and/or day of event for participants and/or spectators
  • Requires exclusive use of athletic fields/complexes
  • Event infrastructure that includes tents, tables, chairs, goods and services vending, food and beverage sales/service, vendors or sponsors

Athletic Field Permit Applications 

Turn in your completed application at least 30 days in advance. Visit the link below for rules, regulations, permit requirements and the application.

Athletic Field Permit Application

Soccer & Multi-Purpose Fields

Soccer and multi-purpose fields are located in various parks throughout Milwaukee County and are available for soccer, rugby, football, lacrosse, cricket and other sports. These fields are available for any type of play. Call the Sports Office (414) 257-8030 for more information.

Park Locations for Soccer & Multi-Purpose Fields

  • Algonquin Park
  • Brown Deer Park
  • Cannon Park
  • Chippewa Park
  • Dretzka Park
  • Estabrook Park
  • Gordon Park
  • Grant Park
  • Honey Creek Parkway
  • Kletzsch Park
  • Lake Park (Upper)
  • Lake Park (Gun Club)
  • Lincoln Park
  • Madison Park
  • Meaux Park
  • Menomonee River Parkway
  • Nash Park
  • Pulaski-Milwaukee Park
  • Rainbow Park
  • Washington Park
  • Wyrick Park

Practice / Single Game / League Permits

Practice permits can be secured for your sports team that will ensure access to specific fields/courts throughout our park system. Specific locations can be reserved seven days or less in advance of your preferred date and same day requests are not accepted. Multiple permits can be issued per day for specific fields. All single game reservations have a minimum rental time of two hours. A minimum of seven business days notice is required for game use.

 

Tournament or Event Permits

Groups or organizations looking to host tournaments or events using Milwaukee County Parks athletic facilities must submit an application to the sports office. A tournament is defined as an athletic or sports competition that meets the criteria listed. End of league or season tournaments may be considered a tournament, for permitting purposes, and not a continuation of league play.

A tournament includes:

  • Athletic or sports competition 
  • Bracketed or pool play (or other typical tournament format) designed to determine a winner(s)
  • Open to the general public to participate or spectate
  • Collection of fees prior to or day of event for participants or spectators
  • Requires exclusive use of athletic fields or complexes
  • Event infrastructure which includes tents, tables, chairs, goods and services vending, food and beverage sales or service, vendors or sponsors

 

Athletic Field Permit Applications

Turn in your completed application at least 30 days in advance. Visit the link below for rules, regulations, permit requirements and the application.

Athletic Field Permit Application

 

Basketball / Volleyball Courts

Basketball/Volleyball courts are available for rental on a first come, first serve basis for any type of play. For more information, please call the Sports Office (414) 257-8030.

 

Practice / Single Game / League Permits

Practice Permits can be secured for your sports team that will ensure access to specific fields/courts throughout our parks system. Specific locations can be reserved seven days or less in advance of your preferred date and same day requests are not accepted. Multiple permits can be issued per day for specific fields. All single game reservations have a minimum rental time of 2 hours. A minimum of seven business days notice is required for game use.

 

Tournament / Event Permits

Groups/Organizations looking to host tournaments/events utilizing Milwaukee County Parks athletic facilities must submit an application to the sports office. A tournament is defined as an athletic/sports competition which meets the criteria listed. End of league/season tournaments may be considered a tournament, for permitting purposes, and not a continuation of league play.

A tournament includes:

  • Athletic/sports competition
  • Bracketed or pool play (or other typical tournament format) designed to determine a winner(s)
  • Open to the general public to participate/spectate
  • Collection of fees prior to and/or day of event for participants and/or spectators
  • Requires exclusive use of athletic fields/complexes
  • Event infrastructure which includes tents, tables, chairs, goods and services vending, food and beverage sales/service, vendors and/or sponsors. The sports office will make the final determination as to the classification of the activity. Tournaments are classified as “Athletic” permits. Tournament permits must be secured following the established athletic permit schedule, per season. Tournament fees will apply.

 

Athletic Permit Applications

Turn in your completed application at least 30 days in advance. Visit the link below for rules, regulations, permit requirements and the application.

Athletic Permit Application

 

Pickleball Courts

When courts are not used for Open Play sessions, you may rent any or all of the six pickleball courts at Froemming Park on a first-come, first-served basis, as an individual or group. Renting a court ensures availability; however, you may use the courts at no cost if no other groups are scheduled.

 

Adult Open-Play Pickleball Leagues

Prepare to serve up some excitement with our Adult Recreational Pickleball Open-Play Sessions at Froemming Park! Whether you're an experienced player or just starting out, we provide the ideal setting for friendship and honing your skills. Open play is designed for players who are familiar with the game and wish to enhance their abilities. Open play will be organized by skill level as necessary to ensure both a competitive spirit and enjoyment. Registration is required for participation.

Enrollment for the 2025 season will be out in January 2025.

 

Individual & Group Single-Use Permits / League Permits

To reserve a pickleball court for exclusive individual, league, or tournament play, one must submit a Permit Application for approval by the Organized Sports Office. Permits will ensure access and can be reserved in advance of your preferred date. Multiple permits may be issued per day. Fees are based on a per hour/per court fee. Court reservations are available from April 1 through November 1 (weather permitting).Courts will remain open as long as weather allows before the onset of winter and will reopen contingent upon favorable weather conditions. For additional questions, please reach out to the Organized Sports Office at (414) 257-8030.

 

 

Pickleball Court Permit Application

See the Schedule & Reserve Your Court Online!

 

Tennis Courts

You may reserve any tennis court on a first-come, first-served basis, as an individual or group for a fee. Renting a court ensures availability; however, you may use the courts at no cost if no other groups are scheduled.

 

Dineen Park - By Reservation Only - (4) lighted courts

Grant Park - (6) daylight courts

Greene Park - (3) daylight courts

Hales Corners Park - (1) daylight court

Humboldt Park - (4) lighted courts

Jackson Park - Lights with Reservation Only - (3) lighted courts

Kern Park - (1) daylight court

Kosciuszko Park - Lights with Reservation Only - (5) lighted courts

LaFollette Park - (3) daylight courts

 

Lake Park - (5) lighted courts

Madison Park - (4) daylight courts

McKinley Park - (6) lighted courts

Noyes Park - (3) daylight courts

Rainbow Park - (3) daylight courts

Sheridan Park - (2) lighted courts

Sherman Park - By Reservation Only - (6) daylight courts

Wilson Recreation Center - (2) daylight courts

Zablocki Park - (5) daylight courts

Individual & Group Single-Use Permits / League Permits

To reserve a tennis court for exclusive individual, league, or tournament play, one must submit a Permit Application for approval by the Organized Sports Office. Permits will ensure access and can be reserved in advance of your preferred date. Multiple permits may be issued per day. Fees are based on a per hour/per court fee. Court reservations are available from April 1 through November 1 (weather permitting).Courts will remain open as long as weather allows before the onset of winter and will reopen contingent upon favorable weather conditions. For additional questions, please reach out to the Organized Sports Office at (414) 257-8030.

 

Tennis Court Permit Application

See the Schedule & Reserve Your Court Online!

Milwaukee County Disc Golf

Disc-Golf Course Hours: Dawn - Dusk

Bring your own discs to any of the 10 disc golf courses available for play during the Disc Golf Season! Play any of the five short practice courses for free, or get an annual permit for unlimited play on the five full courses. Players age 21 and over with annual permits may bring alcohol onto the course. Most courses open from May 1 - September. Dineen is open year-round and a winter course is available at Dretzka Park.

 

Host a Disc Golf League

All disc golf courses are available to rent for league play. League events are non-exclusive, so courses will remain open to the public during the rental.

A league permit is required in addition to a participant daily/seasonal pass fee. League play is limited to run at one specific course for no more than one day per week (Monday-Friday) for a maximum 12 week period. A schedule must be provided to the Sports Office along with other information as it pertains to the specific league.

Host a Disc Golf Tournament

All disc golf course are available to rent for tournament play. Tournament rentals are exclusive, so courses are not open to the public during the rental time.

Disc Golf Permit Applications must be turned in at least 30 days in advance and will have additional permit requirements. Visit the link below for rules, regulations and the application.

Disc Golf Premit Application

MILWAUKEE COUNTY PARKS

9480 W. Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 257-PARK (7275)
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