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Athletic Field Scheduling

Reserving and using DCR athletic fields

Department of Conservation and Recreation

The Details of Athletic Field Scheduling

What you need for Athletic Field Scheduling


  • Spring/Summer seasons (April – August) – applications will be accepted between December 1st of the prior year and March 1st of the current year
  • Fall season (late August – November) – applications will be accepted between March 1st and June 1st of the current year

Fees for Athletic Field Scheduling

One time use: $40.00 for first 2-3 hr. block, then $40.00/hr. thereafter (per field)

Seasonal rentals: $200.00 for first 2-3 hr. block, then $40.00/hr. per field, per day of the season **

Light fee: $50.00/hr

How to apply Athletic Field Scheduling

251 Causeway St. 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114


Next steps for Athletic Field Scheduling

DCR will review your application

All applications will be considered according to agency priorities for field use (see Community Guide for the Reservation and Use of DCR Athletic Fields and Facilities) and the field schedule. DCR will make every effort to accommodate applications however, space and time limitations may not allow the agency to grant all requests.

DCR may contact one or more groups during the scheduling period to explore alternative scheduling that will allow us to maximize field utilization and equitably accommodate as many requests as possible.

Contact for Athletic Field Scheduling


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