Walker Johnston Softball Field Rentals

WJ Softball field rentals

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Walker Johnston Softball Complex is located at 9000 Douglas Avenue in Urbandale. Four (4) fields are available for rental. The City of Urbandale manages and operates the Walker Johnston Softball complex and rents out the fields for tournament and non-tournament play. See below for rental reservation information for the April-October 2019 season.

Questions can be directed to the City of Urbandale's Park and Recreation Department at 515-331-6783 or cbarkema@urbandale.org.

Policies and procedures for reserving the Walker Johnston fields in 2019:

  • April 1, 2019 - Sunday, October 13, 2019: The available rental season
  • Thursday, February 14, 2019: The first day to reserve the fields. All reservations that day must be done in person at the Urbandale Parks and Recreation office. They will be handled on a first come first serve basis. All groups are limited to a maximum of 4 hours per week. No phone or email reservations will be permitted at that time. All payments are due at the time of reservation. **Please see below for Credit/Debit Card Service fee.
    Download Weekday Field Rental Form
  • Friday, February 15 - Wednesday, February 27: Reservations will additionally be taken via email ( cbarkema @urbandale.org) and also by fax (515-278-8356). All groups are limited to a maximum of 4 hours per week. **Please see below for Credit/Debit Card Service fee.
  • Thursday, February 28:Online reservations begin at 8:00 AM. The restriction of 4 hour per week of reservations is lifted. At that time, all groups can reserve as many times as are still available.

Click here for the complete Weekday Walker Johnston Park Sports Complex Facility Use Policy.

Credit/Debit Card Service Fee: Effective January 28, 2019, a service fee of 3.95% will apply to all in-office and over-the-phone credit/debit card transactions with the City of Urbandale (including Parks and Recreation, Pool and Senior Center). To avoid the service fee, simply register from your own computer, or pay by check or cash in office. Watch our website for further updates.

Urbandale Parks and Recreation
3600 86th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322
Phone: 515-278-3963
Fax: 515-278-8356
cbarkema@urbandale.org, parks-rec@urbandale.org
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday


Non-Tournament Rates:

Rentals available Sundays - Thursdays. Please see calendar for availability .
Times start and end on the hour, beginning at 4:00 p.m. Last rental begins at 9:00 p.m. Field Hourly Rate:  $35 / hour

Field Light Usage:  $20 per field / per hour
Scoreboard usage:  $10 per field / per day
Full payment is due at the time of reservation. **Please see above for Credit/Debit Card Service fee.
Download Weekday Field Rental Form

Tournament Rates:

Rentals available Fridays - Sundays.

Fridays 4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. $ 380 for 4 fields
Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. $ 575 for 4 fields
Sundays  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. $ 575 for 4 fields

Tournament rentals require an additional, refundable security / damage deposit of $400 per tournament.
Full payment is due at the time of reservation. For more information or to schedule a tournament, please contact Chris Barkema, Recreation Coordinator at 515-331-6783.

Quick Calendar:

For a quick-look calendar, please click here. After checking the quick calendar, you can reserve online here.

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