Field and Court Permit Requests
New York City's parks host thousands of sporting events every year. In order to reserve an NYC Parks athletic field or court, organized leagues or individuals must request a permit. Apply online now using our Field and Court Requests system.
Requesting a Field or Court
Before you apply, visit our Requesting a Field or Court Permit page if you have any questions about whether you need a permit and what kind of permit you need. Also, you can find out when the request period opens up for each upcoming athletic field season.
Apply Online Now
If you have used our online system before, please log in now using your existing account.
If this is your first time applying for a permit, please create a new account.
If you have already created an account with our special events system, or with certain other citywide permitting systems, you can sign in with that account.
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Help and Contact Information
If you’re looking for help with your permit request or you want contact information for any of our borough sports permit offices, please visit our Help For Field and Court Permit Requests page, which will guide you through the process of requesting a field and court permit.
If you suspect that a field or court is being mis-used, or that a permit is being regularly unused, please visit 311 to report a violation of park rules. You can select “Obstructing Public Use” from the Details section, and then “Court/Field/Rink” from the additional details section.
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