Athletic Fields and Courts

The following locations offer varying athletic fields in the City of Suffolk:

The most up-to-date rules and regulations for Athletic Fields can be found here.

The following locations have tennis courts:

The most up-to-date rules and regulations for Tennis Courts can be found here.

JFK Baseball Field
Howard Mast Tennis Courts Aerial

Athletic Field Rentals are defined as use of facilities for tournaments or leagues overseen by a for-profit enterprise. Requests will be taken on a first-come, first serve basis. Requests must be made at least 30 (thirty) business days in advance.

Athletic Association Requests are defined as requests for use of facilities submitted by any non-profit Athletic Association for the purpose of conducting a league. Requests will be considered on a first come, first served basis. All requests must be made at least three (3) months prior to start of programmed season. Any request received thereafter will be denied.

Practice Permits are available for practices for Parks and Recreation leagues and recreational use only and will be taken on a first-come, first serve basis.  Requests must be made at least 30 (thirty) business days in advance.  If reservations are available, a field permit will be issued for time/dates requested. If additional information is needed, requestor must submit proper documentation before permit is given.

Ball Field Application 

When submitting Field requests, the application must be filled out in its entirety.  Lessee contact information, Organization information, which field you desire, activities details, dates and times.  Documentation is required too.  The required documents are but not limit too:

  • Deposit/Application Fee
  • a Valid Photo Identification 
  • Copy of Nonprofit Certification
  • Liability Insurance (the Certificate Holder must be the City of Suffolk: 442 W. Washington Street | Suffolk | VA | 23434 
  • Special Permits (if applicable) 
  • Security Request form (if applicable)

Click here for Application

If you do not have a permit, fields and tennis courts  are used on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Please note that Suffolk Parks and Recreation Programs do come first and foremost.  There is also no alcohol on the premises.  For information regarding the athletic field rentals, contact Dominique Cox at (757) 514-7270; ddcox@suffolkva.us.

Athletic Rental Fees

Deposit (Refundable)

$150

Application Fee (Non-Refundable)

$25

Athletic Fields 

Per Hour 

Rental of Athletic fields with Lights (half day)

$60.00

Rental of Athletic fields with Lights (full day)

$115.00

Rental of Athletic fields without Lights (half day)

$40.00

Rental of Athletic fields without Lights (full day)

$65.00

Tennis Courts

Per Court/Per Hour

Rental of Tennis Courts

$20

Tennis Ball Machine

Per Hour

$10