Athletic Fields & Tennis Courts

Field & Tennis Court Permit Requirements

 All youth head/lead coaches using Cincinnati Recreation Commission facilities must have a current National Youth Sports Coaches Association (NYSCA) certification through the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS).

Coaches governed by the Ohio High School Athletic Association will be exempt.

  • Payments must be made before permits are issued.
  • Permits will not be issued without verified NYSCA certification.

You must provide:


Request a Field or Tennis Court - Registration Dates

  •  Spring/Summer

    Returning Organizations: Requests due the first Monday of February

    Open Registration for First-Time Organizations: Begins second Tuesday of March

  •  Fall

    Returning Organizations:Requests due the first Monday of June
  • Open Registration for First-Time Organizations: Begins third Monday of July


Athletic Field Rates

Special rates apply at Armleder, Spinney, and Roselawn Fields. Call 513-352-4020 for more information.

Youth Organizations
$5 per time slot per day

Junior/Senior High Schools
$5 per time slot per day

$15 per time slot per day

There are no refunds for permits.  In case of rainouts or unplayable conditions, a credit will be permitted for another date and time within 30 days.  Do not use CRC fields when their condition deems them unplayable or when such use will damage the fields or cause injury to players.  Spectator fees or charging for admission on City property are prohibited.

Time Slots

  1. 9 a.m. to Noon
  2. Noon to 3 p.m.
  3. 3 to 6 p.m.
  4. 6 p.m. to Dark
  5. Lighted
  6. Hourly

Lights: $35 per hour + fee for attendant

Tennis Court Rates

 For more information on tennis courts at Lunken, call Lindner Tennis Center at Lunken, 513-321-1772. All other CRC tennis courts, call CRC Athletics, 513-352-4020.

Youth Organizations
$5 per hour per court

$8 per hour per court