Reserving a Playing Field

Application Process:

Applications are available after January 1 of any year at the Newton Parks and Recreation Office, 246 Dudley Road, Newton, MA 02459, or by calling 617-796-1500 during office hours of 8:30 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.

Field Permit and Special Events Applications may be submitted after January 1.  

Special Events have their own policy and permitting process all information is available at the link below.

Prior to submitting an application requestors MUST (if not already completed) set up an account online at: 

Special Event Permit Application

Field Permit Application

School and Youth Leagues Field Application

The above application is for School Department Use and use by the following youth organizations(Newton Mustangs, Newton Girls Lacrosse, Newton Youth Lacrosse, Newton Girls Softball, Babe Ruth, Newton Senior Baseball, American Legion Post 440, Newton Girls Soccer, Newton Youth Soccer, Newton Little League, Newton South East Little League, Newton Senior League)  all others are to use the Field Permit Application Link.


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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