Sports Fields and Courts
The City of Berkeley offers a number of sport fields and courts for uses which can include baseball, soccer, tennis, pickleball and more, with access ranging from reservations to walk up.
For Sports Fields Conditions, please call (510) 981-5161. Press 1 to listen to the message.
Sports Field Reservations
The City of Berkeley has several sports fields that you can reserve for recreational use, including soccer, softball, or frisbee. Review the list of reservable sports fields below and read the rules of use.
All-day sports camps may reserve fields at Harrison Park or Tom Bates Regional Sports Complex. For reservation inquiries please contact Katie Kirk (KKirk@berkeleyca.gov).
Make a sports field reservation
|Aquatic Park||80 Bolivar Avenue||Small turf area|
|Cedar Rose Park||1300 Rose Street||Turf only|
|Codornices Park||1201 Euclid Avenue||Ball diamond|
|Glendale La Loma Park||1310 La Loma Avenue||Ball diamond|
|Grove Park||1730 Oregon Street||Ball diamond and lights|
|Harrison Park||1100 4th Street||Two turf fields and lights|
|James Kenney Park||1720 8th Street||Ball diamond and lights|
|Ohlone Park||Hearst Avenue from Milvia to Sacramento Streets||One ball diamond and one turf only|
|San Pablo Park||2800 Park Street||Two ball diamonds and lights|
|Tom Bates Regional Sports Complex||400 Gilman Street||Two synthetic turf fields and lights, two turf fields|
|Willard Park||2730 Hillegass Avenue||One diamond ball and lights
Free Community Field Use Nights
These times and sites are reserved for general community use, not organized team play.
|Cedar Rose Park (south side of park)||Saturday and Sunday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|James Kenney Park||Wednesday||7:00 pm - 10:00 pm|
|Glendale-La Loma Park||
|1:30 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Use of Open Turf areas for Sport
No group shall use open turf spaces that are not designated as “Sports Fields” by the City of Berkeley to participate in drills, scrimmages or game like activities. These sports include, but are not limited to, baseball, football, soccer, ultimate frisbee, lacrosse and golf. No cleats of any kinds are allowed to be used in parks not designated as “Sports Fields”.
The City of Berkeley has several courts that you can reserve for recreational use, such as tennis, pickleball, basketball, or volleyball. All basketball and volleyball courts are walk-up only and are not reservable. To find a list of basketball or volleyball courts, visit the parks page and use the sports facility filter.
Most tennis and pickleball courts are reservable. Review list of reservable courts below and read the tennis courts rules and pickleball court rules.
TENNIS court reservation Pickleball court reservation
Note: If you prefer to pay in person, download and complete the Tennis Court permit application or Pickleball Court permit application and return it in-person or mail to: Recreation Office, 1720 8th Street, Berkeley CA 94710.
|Tennis courts||Location||Features||# of courts|
|Cedar Rose Park||1300 Rose Street||Tennis courts||1 reservable and 1 walk-up|
|Grove Park||1730 Oregon Street||Lighted tennis courts||2 reservable and 1 walk-up|
|James Kenney Park||1720 8th Street||Lighted tennis courts and practice wall||1 reservable and 1 walk-up|
|Live Oak Park||1301 Shattuck Avenue||Lighted tennis courts and practice wall||1 reservable and 1 walk-up|
|Rose Garden||1200 Euclid Avenue||Tennis courts and practice wall||2 reservable and 1 walk-up|
|San Pablo Park||2800 Park St||Lighted tennis courts and practice wall||2 reservable and 4 walk-up|
|Strawberry Creek||1260 Allston Way||Lighted tennis courts||1 reservable|
|Willard Park||2730 Hillegass Avenue||Lighted tennis courts and practice wall||2 reservable|
|Pickleball courts||Location||Features||# of courts|
|Cedar Rose Park||1300 Rose Street||Pickleball courts||3 reservable and 1 walk-up|
|James Kenney Park||1720 8th Street||Lighted pickleball courts and practice wall||1 walk-up|