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How can I get a ballfield or permit?
I want to have a party in a park, do I need a permit?
How do I obtain a permit to use park facilities?
How can I find answers to other questions about city parks permits?

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How can I get a ballfield or permit?
You need to apply to the Department of Parks and Recreation. You can apply online and by mail. Visit the Department of Parks and Recreation Web site for more information.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Department of Parks and Recreation
Athletic Permits and Applications



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I want to have a party in a park, do I need a permit?
Yes, if more than 25 people are expected to attend, you will need a special events permit. Visit the Parks Department online to obtain the permit application form.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Special Events Permits for NYC Parks



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How do I obtain a permit to use park facilities?
To request a special events permit, print out the special events permit application, fill it out, and submit it to your Borough Special Events Office. Please include a $25 processing fee with your application. To obtain a tennis permit, print out the permit application, complete it, and mail it to us with the appropriate fee and photograph.If your tennis permit was purchased at the Arsenal building, located at 830 5th Ave., you may renew your tennis permit online. To obtain a ballfield permit, please print out and complete the permit application, and then submit to your Borough Coordinator, or apply for a permit online.

Contact:

Bronx
(718) 430-1840/4
Re: Ballfield Permits
Borough Office: Ranaqua
1 Bronx River Parkway
Bronx, NY 10462

 

Brooklyn
(718) 965-8919
Re: Ballfield Permits
Borough Office: Litchfield Villa
95 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

 

Brooklyn
Prospect Park and Parade Ground

(718) 287-7653
Re: Prospect Park Ballfield Permits
95 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

 

Manhattan
(212) 408-0226
Re: Ballfield Permits
Arsenal West - 5th Floor
24 West 61st St.
New York NY 10023

 

Queens
(718) 520-5932/33
Re: Ballfield Permits
The Overlook
80-30 Park Lane
Kew Gardens, NY 11415

 

Staten Island
(718) 816-6529
Re: Ballfield Permits
Cromwell
Pier 6 & Murray Hulbert Ave
Staten Island, NY 10301



NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Tennis Permits and Renewals
Athletic Permits and Applications
Permits and Applications for NYC Parks



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How can I find answers to other questions about city parks permits?
If you want to know how to get married in Central Park, vend, find a practice field, and more, visit the Parks FAQ's section online.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Parks Department FAQ



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