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Dates for Field Permits


Field Permit allocations will be based on availability, scheduled renovations, and turf control measures, implemented by the Park Department in cooperation with the Department of Public Infrastructure. Additional fees may apply.
Permit Schedule
Field Type Permit Dates         Application
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Baseball Diamonds Spring Permits March 15th to August 30th
Fall Permits September 1st to November 15th       
February 1st
July 15th
Soccer Fields    Spring Permits April 1st to June 30th
Summer Permits July 1st to August 31st
Fall Permits September 1st to November 30th
February 15th
May 15th
July 15th
Basketball Courts Spring Permits April 15th to June 15th       
Summer Permits June 16th to September 15th        
March 1st
May 1st
OTHER Permits Spring Season April 1st to June 30th        
Summer Season July 1st to August 31st
Fall Season September 1st to November 30th        
February 15th
May 15th
July 15th
User Priority
Applications will be considered for all reservations according to the following priority:
Priority I –New Bedford Parks Recreation & Beaches programs and New Bedford* Youth Programs
Priority II -New Bedford* Adult Organizations
Priority III – Non-resident Youth and Adult organizations
*Resident Requirement- 70% of team roster must be New Bedford residents
Please contact the Recreation Department at 508.961.3015