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Softball Field Rentals
2023 Field Rental Prices
|Field/Item Rental||Weekday Cost||Weekend Cost|
|2 Hour Rental (minimum)/field (Includes initial groom)||$50||$75|
|4 Hour Rental (Includes initial groom)||$75||$100|
|Full Day (per field) (Includes initial groom)||$125||$150|
|Daily "Full Complex" Redcoats Complex (Fields 9-13) (Includes initial groom)||$500/day||$550/day|
|Daily "Full Complex" St. Charles Softball Fields (4-8) (Includes initial groom)||$400/day||$450/day|
|Daily "Full Complex" Optimist Fields (22-25) (Includes initial groom) *Limit 10 teams per rental||$350/day||$400/day|
|Daily "Full Complex" Emerson Fields (1-3) (Includes initial groom)||$250/day||$300/day|
|Grooming (Per Occurrence)||$25/groom||$25/groom|
|Field Dry (Turface) As Needed/Requested||$20/bag||$20/bag|
|Concessionaires (if applicable)||TBD||TBD|
|Cleanup Fee (if mandated by Parks Management)||$200||$200|
|All field rental require a $75 deposit or the full rental fee, whichever is less.|
We have several established tournaments, club teams and amateur teams who utilize our softball fields on the days which established league play isn't scheduled to use the fields. If you are interested in renting any of our fields at Emerson Park, Redcoats Softball Complex, St. Charles Softball Diamonds and Optimist Park, please submit your request online.
|Emerson Park (Diamonds 1-3)||Optimist Park (Diamonds 22-25)||Redcoats Complex (Diamonds 9-13)||St. Charles Softball Diamonds (Diamonds 4-8)|
|1300 W. Main St., 48640||821 Waldo Ave., 48642||605 Whitman Dr., 48640||615 St. Charles St., 48640|
|3 Fields; Diamond 1 @ 250', Diamond 2 @ 290' and Diamond 3 @ 280'||4 Fields; Diamond 22, 24,25 @ 200', Diamond 23 @ 175'||5 Fields; Fence distances 300'||5 Fields; 4 & 5 @ 270', 6-8 @ 300'|
HOURS OF OPERATION
Midland City Fields are open from 8 a.m. – 11 p.m., April 15 – October 15
- Permission is required for any entity seeking the exclusive use of any softball fields owned by the City of Midland.
- Restroom availability: Emerson Park and New Redcoat Complex (fields 9-13) have indoor restrooms facilities; Old Redcoat Complex (fields 4-8) has 5 portable restroom units; Optimist Park (22-25) has indoor restrooms.
- Permission only assures use of the specified field(s) and not exclusive use of the park.
- BEER AND WINE ARE THE ONLY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED IN CITY PARKS.
Please note that ALL organizations and clubs who utilize prepared and maintained fields will be charged a field usage fee to recover the cost of staff and materials. Any party is able to use unmarked fields when not in use by the City of Midland or another reserved event on a first-come first-serve basis.
Field preparation is based upon the request of the organization. It is up to the sponsoring organization to request the frequency in which fields are prepared. Sponsoring organizations can also request additional services on the day of the event however they are not guaranteed depending on the availability of the staff and resources.
A final schedule MUST be provided to the Parks and Recreation Department at least one (1) week in advance in order to schedule staff. We will not be able to accommodate schedules received less than one (1) week in advance. In order to accommodate regularly scheduled MSA league play, rentals must be finished no later than 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoons and 2 p.m. on weekdays.
Each organization must provide a tournament director as a contact for the Parks and Recreation staff.
SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT
Parks and Recreation does not provide coolers or water. This is at the discretion of your organization.
Umpires are not provided by Parks and Recreation.
The organization representative will receive an invoice for City services after completion of the event based on the final utilization of staff and resources at the event.
LARGE SCALE EVENTS
Some field rental situations call for approval from the Director of Public Services for large scale events. If your event will host more than 40 teams then it must get approval by the Director of Public Services . Should you wish to charge an entrance fee into the facility/game, additional permission will be needed from the Public Services Director.
In the event that you wish to utilize commercial vendors for your event (food, tee shirts, etc.), vendors must be approved by the City of Midland.
If event organizer wants to charge a fee for admission or for other purposes on City property, permission must be obtained by the Director of Public Services and/or Midland City Council.
Parks and Recreation Office
Email Parks and Recreation
Municipal Service Center
4811 N Saginaw Road
Midland, MI 48640
Phone: 989-399-0506 (Weather Hotline)
Monday - Friday
8 a.m - 5 p.m.