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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 lacrosse, rugby, tennis, baseball, softball, soccer, football, ultimate frisbee, kickball and more. Many of our sports facilities are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Returning leagues and various local schools have first priority to reserve facilities. Some specified field/park locations might have use agreements in place and might 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 - Oct. 31 each year (weather permitting).

  • Softball/Baseball
  • Soccer/Multi-use Fields
  • Basketball/Volleyball Courts
  • 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
  • Columbus Park - (3) Little League
  • 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
  • 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. 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.

Permit Fees

Standard Baseball Fields: $20/hour (Includes bases)
Standard Softball Fields:

$15/hour (Includes preferred base distance)

 

 

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.

Permit Fees

Henry Aaron Baseball Field: $90/hour (Artificial Turf infield/Natural Grass outfield)
Primary Baseball Fields: $50/hour (Includes bases, foul lines, batter’s box)
Standard Baseball Fields: $35/hour (Includes bases, foul lines, batter’s box)
Primary Softball Fields: $40/hour (Includes bases, mound, foul lines, pitcher’s circle, batter’s box)
Standard Softball Fields: $30/hour (Includes bases, mound, foul lines)

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Athletic Permit Application

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

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.   

Applications must be turned in at least 30 days in advance and will have additional permit requirements.

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Extra Amenity Fees

Pitching Circle Lining Fee for standard softball fields:    $5
Batter’s Box Lining Fee for standard softball fields: $10
Scoreboard Fee: $15/game or $50/day
Lighting Fee: Spring/Fall session- $35/game   Summer session- $25/game
Initial Soccer/Multi-purpose Field Lining Fee:   $125/field created

Soccer & Multi-use 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  Lake Park (Gun Club)
 Brown Deer Park  Lincoln Park
 Cannon Park  Madison Park
 Chippewa Park  Meaux Park
 Dretzka Park  Menomonee River Parkway
 Estabrook Park  Nash Park
 Gordon Park  Pulaski-Milwaukee Park
 Grant Park  Rainbow Park
 Honey Creek Parkway  Washington Park
 Kletzsch Park  Wyrick Park
 Lake Park (Upper)  Zablocki 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 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 two hours. A minimum of seven business days notice is required for game use.

Practice Permit: $15/hour (Field Lining not included)
Single Game / League Permit: $25/hour (Minimum 2 hour rental time)
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Athletic Permit Application


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

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.   

Applications must be turned in at least 30 days in advance and will have additional permit requirements.

Athletic 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.

Practice Permit: $15/hour (Field Lining not included)
Single Game / League Permit: $25/hour (Minimum 2 hour rental time)
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Athletic Permit Application


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.

Applications must be turned in at least 30 days in advance and will have additional permit requirements.

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Athletic Permit Application

Tennis Courts

Tennis courts are available for rental on a first come, first serve basis for any type of play.  All returning leagues and schools will have a priority of scheduling.

 Dineen Park - (4) lighted courts   Lake Park - (5) lighted courts
 Grant Park - (6) daylight courts  Madison Park - (4) daylight courts
 Greene Park - (3) daylight courts  McKinley Park - (6) lighted courts
 Hales Corners Park - (1) daylight court  Noyes Park - (3) daylight courts
 Humboldt Park - (4) lighted courts  Rainbow Park - (3) daylight courts
 Jackson Park - (3) lighted courts  Sheridan Park - (2) lighted courts
 Kosciuszko Park - (5) lighted courts  Sherman Park - (6) daylight courts
 LaFollette Park - (3) daylight courts  Wilson Recreation Center - (2) daylight courts
 Lake Park - (5) lighted courts  Zablocki Park - (5) daylight courts

 

Single Use / League Permits

Single Use / League Permits will ensure access to specific courts within Milwaukee County and can be reserved in advance of your preferred date. Multiple permits can be issued per day. League applications must be turned in at least 30 days in advance and could have additional permit requirements. Returning leagues will have renewal rights for a specific period of time before courts are released for new leagues or single game use.

Permit Fees: Adult rate- $10/hour/court     Youth rate- $5/hour/court

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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.

Applications must be turned in at least 30 days in advance and will have additional permit requirements.

permitTennis Court Application

Milwaukee County Disc Golf

Ten disc golf courses are available for play during the Disc Golf Season. Five short practice courses are free to use, or get an annual permit for unlimited play on the five full courses. Players aged 21 and over with annual permits can 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.

Daily Permit: $5/player (age 17 and up) - $2.50/player for Tournament Permit Holders
Annual Permit (Bag Tag): $40/player/calendar year 
Reissue of lost or stolen Annual Permit: $40/permit

Disc-Golf Course Hours: Dawn - Dusk -- Bring your own discs!

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.

League Fee: $100 per league, per course

Vendor Fee: $50 per vendor (required for sale of merchandise)

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Disc Golf Application

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.

  • One Day - One Course Fee: $210
  • One Day - Two Course Fee: $350
  • Two Day - One Course Fee: $315

Vendor Permit (Single Day): $125 per course, per day (required for sale of merchandise)

Vendor Permit (Seasonal): $250 per course

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Disc Golf Application

MILWAUKEE COUNTY PARKS

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

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