Boulder Parks and Recreation Department maintains and manages three sports complexes and 14 recreational (satellite) fields. Sports complexes are locked facilities that are for league games and special events only. No practices are allowed. A supervisor is required. Recreational (satellite) fields are for games, practices and special events. No supervisor is required. These fields have weekly maintenance including mowing and dragging. To view field layouts as well as dimensions at our recreational fields, please look at the links in the tan box.
Recreational (satellite) fields are available for practices, games and/or special events. No supervisor is required.
Boulder Parks and Recreation maintains and manages three sports complexes.
City of Boulder Sport Field Rental Procedures
Current statewide guidelines allow for limited public gatherings with appropriate social distancing and precautions. City of Boulder Field Rentals must include a written COVID-19 PLAN in accordance with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Personal Recreation and Outdoor Events Guidance. This is subject to change based future recommendations and/or requirements from city, county, state or government authorities.
State of Colorado Guidelines:
- Stay home if sick or exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. Consider screening participants for fever, symptoms, or exposures before or at their arrival.
- Stay home and self-quarantine if you have been in close contact with a person suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 (generally within 6 feet for at least 10 minutes, depending on the level of exposure).
- Bring hand sanitizer to clean hands when soap and water is not available.
- Masks are required at all times when 6 feet of physical distancing can not be maintained.
- Spectators are strongly discouraged for adult sports. Spectators, like parents, are permitted for youth sports, so long as members from different households maintain at least 6 feet of physical distance from each other.
- Practice social distancing of 6 feet from other households during drop off/pick up of players.
- Masks are required (i.e. in dugouts, by coaches, by spectators).
- Do not share snacks or water, except in emergency situations.
- Organized youth or adult recreational sports leagues in groups of up to 25 players, excluding coaches or referees/umpires at a time per court or per field.
- Maintain contact information and team rosters and be prepared to support local public health contact tracing efforts if exposures occur.
- Consider participating in low or no-contact sports (like baseball, cross country, or cycling) instead of high-contact sports (like wrestling or soccer).
- Use personal equipment such as bats, mitts, rackets, etc., as much as possible
- Consider only holding games with other teams every 2 weeks, to minimize the number of new teams of players interacting. Regular practices with the same group are fine.
- Games that require extensive travel are strongly discouraged.
City of Boulder Guidelines:
In addition to all CDPHE guidelines, please include the following within your written COVID-19 PLAN .
Participants must wear face coverings when entering or exiting the facility unless doing so would inhibit the individual’s health, in which case reasonable accommodations should be pursued to maintain the safety and health of all parties. Face coverings are required during recreation and / or game play when 6 feet of physical distancing cannot be maintained.
Capacity limits are applied at all our rentable facilities. This limit does not include participants, coaches, or staff members. The spectator capacity limits are determined through the State of Colorado’s space calculator, and the current outdoor special event guidelines.
- Stazio Ballfields has a spectator limits of 175 individuals.
- Pleasant View Sports Complex has a spectator limits of 175 individuals.
- Mapleton Ballfields has a spectator limit of 48 individuals.
- Scott Carpenter Ballfield has a spectator limit of 41 individuals.
Spectators must wear face coverings when entering or exiting the facility unless doing so would inhibit the individual’s health, in which case reasonable accommodations should be pursued to maintain the safety and health of all parties.
If individuals are unable to wear a mask, they may not be seated in the bleachers, as adequate physical distancing cannot be maintained.
Applicant / Organizer:
A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) must be developed and approved by the City of Boulder before permitting. This must include any changes to game play and remain in compliance with current Organized Recreational Sports Guidelines.
The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) must include a written protocol for enforcement (including consequences that follow noncompliance). This protocol must be communicated both in advance and onsite to spectators, parents/guardians, coaches, and teams.
There must be at minimum one applicant-provided staff member at each site dedicated to surveying the site and enforcing health guidelines.
Tournament style play will not being considered until both the City of Boulder and Boulder County enter Level 3: Protect Our Neighbors” phase of recovery.