Field Rentals

all SOCCER fields AND BALL DIAMOND CLOSE ON oct. 31 FOR THE 2022 CALENDAR YEAR. 

2022 RENTAL APPLICATIONS WILL CLOSE ON oct. 16. 

2023 BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT APPLICATIONS OPEN SEPT. 30. 

RENTAL FEES

Type of Field or CourtResident CostNon-Resident 
Lit, Fenced Diamond$30/hour$50/hour
Fenced Diamond$25/hour$40/hour
Standard Ball Diamond $20/hour$35/hour
Soccer Field$20/hour$35/hour
Sand Volleyball Court$20/hour$35/hour
  • Resident: Organization or responsible party that resides in the city of Livonia 
  • Non-Resident: Responsible party or organization that resides outside the city of Livonia whether they are sponsored by a Livonia resident or not.

*Bicentennial Park Diamonds 1-3 and Ford Field Diamonds 1-3 are the only lit diamonds scheduled by Livonia Parks and Recreation. Light fees are $45/hour and will be added on after the rental is complete.

Questions can be directed to Ethan Engel at  eengel@livonia.gov 

BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT APPLICATIONS - 2023 Season

Livonia Parks and Recreation is now accepting rental applications for baseball and softball tournaments for the 2023 season. 

All tournaments will take place at either Bicentennial Park or Ford Field. Livonia Parks and Recreation staff shall provide bases and pitching rubbers for all approved tournaments. 

Livonia Parks and Recreation accepts tournament applications for dates between May 5, 2023 and Oct. 29, 2023. The earliest games can start is 9 a.m. in order to properly prepare the fields for the day. 

 Livonia Parks and Recreation defines a tournament as an individual and/or organization hosting a competitive, scheduled event with a minimum of five different teams participating in said event. 

All tournament rental applications must be submitted at least one month prior to the requested tournament date. If approved, a $200 deposit is due within 14 days of approval. All tournaments will be charged at the non-resident hourly rate, regardless of residency.  

Any tournament wishing to have an external vendor(s) on-site must submit a special use application for approval at least six weeks in advance. If approved, vendors will be required to submit insurance at least one week prior to the tournament. 

TOURNAMENT hourly FEES

DiamondDiamond #sNon-Resident Rate
Lit Fenced DiamondBicentennial Diamonds 1-3
Ford Field Diamonds 1 & 2
$50/hour
Fenced DiamondBicentennial Diamonds 
5, 6, 9, & 10
$40/hour
Standard DiamondBicentennial Diamonds 7 & 8
Ford Field Diamond 7
$35/hour
  • Light fees are charged after the tournament completion at $45/hour/field. 

Please review our Tournament Rental Guidelines and How To Submit a Tournament Rental Application document for more information. If you and/or your organization would like to host a baseball or softball tournament, please complete the application below. 

rental application policies and procedures

The Livonia Parks & Recreation athletic fields may be reserved from April 18–Oct. 31, weather permitting. The maintenance of these fields and facilities will be on a limited basis before May 1 and after Sept. 30. 

Livonia Parks & Recreation highly encourages interested parties to reserve space for their events so the fields and facilities may be properly prepared and maintained for their use.

An online rental application must be submitted at least four days in advance of the requested rental date and must be approved by Livonia Parks and Recreation.

  1. Applications will be reviewed in the following order: 
    1. Livonia Parks and Recreation Sponsored Organizations
    2. Past year resident rentals 
    3. Past year non-resident rentals 
    4. New resident rentals 
    5. New non-resident rentals 
  2. Livonia Parks and Recreation holds the right to refuse the use of space if not available or the activity for which the rental is requested is objectionable. 
  3. All facility reservations must be at least one hour in length. 
  4. Applications are approved once a permit has been generated for the reservation. 
    1. The permit grants the team or group use of the facility stated date and time. 

Once an organization has submitted a rental application and it has been approved, they may contact the Athletic Coordinator directly to obtain additional dates, if needed.

Please see the above document for assistance in submitting an application. Applicants will be contacted once their permit is ready for review.

MAP OF FIELDS:

  • Bicentennial Park (PDF)
  • Ford Field (PDF)
  • Rotary Park (PDF)
    • Rotary Park ball diamonds are leased to the Livonia Junior Athletic League (LJAL). 
    • Those diamonds are open for drop-in use unless a coach, team, or individual affiliated with LJAL appears with a permit. 
    • Once the permit is shown, the team dropping in must vacate the field for the permit to be used.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Who should I contact if the field is located at a school? 
    • Requests for reservations on school-owned properties must be submitted to the Board of Education
    • Contact the Community Education Office at (734) 744-2605.
  • Where can I find out updates regarding weather cancellations
    • Weather Hotline: (734) 466-2299
    • The weather hotline will be updated by 4 p.m. daily regarding cancellations made by the Parks & Recreation Department. 
    • If there is no update regarding your rental or activity on the hotline, it is on the individual/organization running their programs to notify their participants. 
  • If I rent a field, what equipment do I need to provide? 
    • Livonia Parks & Recreation will provide the goals, nets and lining on all soccer fields. It is up to the individual team/organization to provide the remaining equipment needed (corner flags, balls, etc.). 
    • Depending upon the ball diamond, you may need to provide bases. The Athletic Coordinator will be able to provide you with more information. 
    • All other equipment and staffing (umpires, bats, balls, etc.) must be provided by the organization.