Athletic Field Rentals

The Arlington Heights Park District has over 50 parks and facilities, many with athletic fields, that you may reserve for your next sporting event. Use the Park and Facility Locator to search for parks with athletic fields and other amenities.

If you would like to reserve an athletic field, please complete an Application for Athletic Field Use and submit it to Cari Boyle, Athletic Coordinator. For more information, call 847.506.8374.

Application for Athletic Field Use

2019 Fees

Fees vary depending on the type of event planned, the residency status of the renter, the length of the rental, the size of the field, and whether or not lights are required for the event.

All listed rates are hourly, and we rent fields in 2-hour time blocks. Discounts are available if you are renting the same field for more than three dates in a season.

Soccer / Football / Lacrosse Fields

  Sunset Meadows Melas Park Large Field* Small Field
AHPD Resident $100/hour $80/hour $60/hour $50/hour
   (with lights) $115/hour $95/hour not available not available
Non-resident $150/hour $120/hour $190/hour $75/hour
   (with lights) $165/hour $135/hour not available not available
Commercial $200/hour $160/hour $120/hour $100/hour
   (with lights) $215/hour $175/hour not available not available

 

Baseball / Softball Fields

  Class A Class B Class C
AHPD Resident $40/hour $35/hour $30/hour
   (with lights) $55/hour not available not available
Non-resident $60/hour $55/hour $50/hour
   (with lights) $75/hour not available not available
Commercial $80/hour $75/hour $70/hour
   (with lights) $95/hour not available not available

Baseball and softball field rentals include infield dragging. Bases and other equipment are not included.

Class A fields: Centennial, Pioneer ('90 fields)

Class B fields: Camelot, Frontier, Hasbrook, Heritage, Methodist, Pioneer (smaller fields), Prairie/Rotary, Rand, Raven, Recreation East (small field).

Class C fields: all other fields**

If you are interested in renting Meyer Field at Recreation Park or a turf ball diamond at Melas Park, email Nick Wirth, Athletic Supervisor, at nwirth@ahpd.org for availability and rates.

Cross Country Meets at Melas Park

Your organization may reserve the open park space outside of the Melas Park ball diamond complex (not including the west soccer field) for Cross Country meets. Any part of the meet that takes place outside the normal operating hours of the ball diamond complex will not include on site staff, concessions, or indoor washrooms.

Please note that the Arlington Heights Park District rents the area of Melas Park to the west of the Central Road driveway entrance. If you are interested in using the area to east of the driveway, please contact the Mount Prospect Park District.

 

Organization Weekday* Weekend (<300)* Weekend (301-750)** Weekend (750+)***
Resident $100 $100 $350 $600
Non-resident $200 $200 $450 $700
Commercial $300 $300 $550 $800

 

*   Weekday events and weekend events with fewer than 300 people attending.

**  Weekend events with 301-750 people attending. Rental includes two port-o-let units.

*** Weekend events with 750+ people attending. Rental includes four port-o-let units.

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