Athletic Field Rentals

Durham Parks and Recreation offers the following options for field rentals:

  • Baseball Fields
  • Softball Fields
  • Soccer Fields
  • Multipurpose Fields
  • Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Courts
Rent an Athletic Field Form

How do I rent an athletic field?

Fill out the online Field Rental Request Form to submit a request.

View the Field Options and Dimensions Document for detailed information to help determine the field needed for your group.

Check out our Field Rental Policy Packet to stay informed!
Link to Spanish version: Uso de Facilidades al Aire Libre y Política de Distribución

For additional information regarding athletic field rentals, email Frank Sidoti, call 919-560-4355, ext. 27229, or visit our Administration Office at 400 Cleveland Street, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Field Rental Fees

Field Type Fees
Turf Field with lights $60 per hour
Turf Field without lights $40 per hour
Herndon Small Turf Field with lights $40 per hour
Herndon Small Turf Field without lights $20 per hour
Grass Field with lights $40 per hour
Grass Field without lights $20 per hour
Courts (Tennis, Basketball, Futsal) $5 per hour

There is a $15 application fee for all requests (this does not apply until we have confirmed availability and received confirmation to move forward with the rental request)

 Non-City residents will have an additional fee added to the balance based on the duration of the rental, not to exceed $25.

Long-Term Field Rental Request Deadlines

For field use between the following dates: Reservation request must be submitted by: Rosters must be submitted by:
March 1 - June 30 December 22 - January 5 January 5
July 1 - August 31 April 22 - May 5 May 5
September 1 - October 31 June 22 - July 5 July 5
November 1 - February 29 August 22 - September 5 September 5

Facility and Field Fee Waiver Application

Requests for fee waivers or reduced fees are determined on a case by case basis for community based events and fundraisers that are aligned with the mission of Durham Parks and Recreation. Fee waivers or reduced fees on rentals of facilities and fields must be recommended by the Recreation Advisory Commission and approved by the director of Durham Parks and Recreation. View the facility and field waiver application document (PDF) for details.