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Kirkland Parks & Community Services manages the Athletic Field reservations for both City of Kirkland Parks and most Lake Washington School District (LWSD) sites within City limits.
Athletic Field use generally requires a permit which you can apply for below. To assist with expediting the reservation process, please review the information below.
If your athletic field reservation is for a Special Event, Community Event, Film/Photography, or Block Party, please review the information on the Special Events page.
An application is required by all to reserve an athletic field and to receive a Field Use permit. Applications are accepted any time throughout the year, although those received from leagues by the allocation process deadline have the greatest opportunity for permitted access to Kirkland's athletic fields.
Please refer to the How to Request an Athletic Field(PDF, 209KB) document in addition to our Athletic Field Use Application Checklist(PDF, 295KB) to make sure that you're submitting all requirements of the application.
The Allocation Process takes many factors into consideration. We'll be allocating field reservations based on seasonal priorities and the tier level of applicant/use. See below.
Additional factors come into play as well.
132nd Square Park Ball Fields
Crestwoods Park Fields
Everest Park (Little League Fields)
Juanita Beach (Little League Fields)
Lee Johnson Field at Peter Kirk Park
Other Fields (including LWSD Fields)
A complete list of all athletic fields the City of Kirkland offers are available here: (PDF, 273KB)City of Kirkland Athletic Field Inventory (detailed)(PDF, 273KB).
Aerial photos of the fields are available for viewing here: Park and Athletic Field Aerial Photos(PDF, 6MB)
Rental fees are per hour, 2 hour minimum
To complete the application process, the following documents will be required by leagues and organizations. You are encouraged to prepare the documents in advance of filling out the application. The application requirements are the same for games, practices, tournaments, and other bookings.
Complete the Athletic Field Use Application.
Although applications are accepted at any time, the deadline to be considered for distribution of fields during the allocation process is 8:00 a.m. on 1/19/2021 for the First Season , 5/1/2021 for the Second Season . Applications received after deadline are considered first come, first served once allocations are complete.
Once the application and all supporting documents have been received, it will be reviewed by staff. You can expect to receive a response within 5 business days. If additional information is needed, staff will contact you.
Athletic Field Policy(PDF, 934KB)
Athletic Field Inventory(PDF, 273KB)
Tier 2 Status Assistance Program Policy(PDF, 164KB)
Athletic Field Use Refund Request Form
AFTS Data Issue - Frequently Asked Questions
COVID-19 Coronavirus Information
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