Field Rental Information

The following agreement and fees are to be followed for the duration of the field’s season. The City of Poughkeepsie field usage agreement applies from April 1st to October 31st. Please review the designation of field usage before committing to this agreement.

DOWNLOAD: Field & Facility Registration Form (.pdf)

Check out time 1/2 hour BEFORE Park closing*

~ Park closing times change seasonally ~

Athletic Field Reservation requests must be made through the park office payment with credit card only. Subject to availability; athletic league & events scheduling.  Please call the DPW Parks and Recreation office 845-451-4100 or for immediate assistance call 845-451-4111.

Please review the following:

  • Insurance required for any organization or league reserving athletic fields must be submitted 4 weeks prior to date of reservation
  • The sale of and consumption of any alcohol is strictly prohibited. Smoking and use of drugs is strictly prohibited. Violators will lose future park privileges.
  • It is the expectation of the City of Poughkeepsie that all fields and surrounding facilities/grounds will be maintained. Trash will be discarded in the appropriate garbage cans. Please notify DPW a week in advance if additional dumpsters are needed for special events. Please bag and place any excessive garbage next to the existing trash can areas. Soccer programs using the fields located at Lincoln and Pulaski will keep those areas free of garbage at the end of their events and contests.
  • It is the responsibility of the renter or renter group to provide additional portable toilets for special events.
  • Refunds for facilities cannot be made based on weather related circumstances and will be handled on a case by case basis.
  • Cancellations of events, games, and leagues due to lack of enrollment should be made 3 weeks prior to the start date to receive 75% refund in rental fee.
  • City of Poughkeepsie youth and school district programs are cost exempt from rental fees. However programs and groups will assist in the general maintenance of the fields by raking the homeplate, pitchers mound, and base areas at the conclusion of the contests/practices.
  • Non-city of Poughkeepsie programs and adult programs will assist in the general maintenance of the fields by raking the homeplate, pitchers mound and base areas at the conclusion of the contests/practices.

Fees: Baseball and Softball (Spratt Park, Stitzel Field, College Hill)

Ballfield usage available from April 1 – October 31

Full Season Usage (Games/Practices)7 Months$1500.00
Partial Season Usage (Games/Practices)3 1/2 Months$1000.00
2 Day Tournaments* 2 Days$200.00
Individual Games**1 Day$30.00
Seasonal Practices7 Months$350.00
Partial Season Practice3 1/2 Months$250.00

* 2 Day tournaments must be booked 3 weeks in advance and insurance provided at the time of booking.
** Individual games based on overall schedule and insurance provided at time of booking.

Fees: Soccer Fields (Lincoln Park, Pulaski Park)

Full Season Usage (Games)7 Months$500.00
Partial Season Usage (Games)3 1/2 Months$300.00
2 Day Tournaments* 2 Days$100.00
Individual Games**1 Day$30.00
Seasonal Practices7 Months$350.00
Partial Season Practice3 1/2 Months$200.00

* 2 Day tournaments must be booked 3 weeks in advance and insurance provided at the time of booking.
** Individual games based on overall schedule and insurance provided at time of booking.

Fees: Kickball

Full Season Usage (Games)7 Months$425.00

-Please note- The booking of fields will not begin until insurance, fees (checks made out to: The City of Poughkeepsie) and the registration forms are returned directly to:

The City of Poughkeepsie Department of Public Works
Attn: Parks and Recreation Desk
26 Howard St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601