Reserving a Playing Field

Application Process:

Step 1:

Create an account in our online registration system "MyRec"

Click here to create your account

All field permit holders must have an active account in this system before a permit is accepted.

Individuals should fill out their household information, businesses should fill out their organization's information. 


Step 2:

Fill out the attached field permit application and read the rules & regulations 

Click here to download the application

Click here for the City's rules and regulations on fields

Field Information & Policies 


Step 3:

Send your completed application to Sheila Butts, Permits Manager at 

Field permit business will be done via email




If you have questions or need assistance, you may contact or visit the Parks & Recreation office at 617-796-1500 during our office hours Monday thru Friday 8:30am-5:00pm.



Field Permit Sessions

The Parks and Recreation Department offers fields for general athletic sport use, weather conditions permitting, first come first served, based upon the Tier System noted on the application. 

Field Permits are divided into three sessions:

Session One:
April 1 through Father’s Day 
Session Two:
Monday after Father's Day through August 19 
Session Three:
First Weekend in September through November 15 

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