Spring has sprung and that means softball season is only a few weeks away. Seems crazy, doesn’t it?
Very soon we will be picking flowers in the outfield, basking in the warm spring sun with a beer in hand. Here’s a list of great softball fields in Calgary.
Pop Davies has 5 softball fields in addition to 2 soccer fields, as well as portable facilities during the warm months.
Location: 6145 Ogden Road S.E.
Optimist is well maintained and sees a huge amount of action during the summer sports season. It offers 6 softball diamonds, 1 baseball diamond, and 1 little league diamond, as well as soccer fields and washroom facilities.
Location: 5020 26 Avenue SW
This is one of Calgary’s largest sports facilities offering baseball, softball, soccer, and football fields. They have new tennis courts and a multitude of track and field facilities including a 400m running track, javelin and discus.There are 2 softball fields available for rent.
Location: 5300 19 Street SW
Bow Bottom Baseball Diamonds
Although these are baseball fields, they are often used by softball leagues across the city. The fields are well-kept, have portable washroom facilities and plenty of parking.
Location: Lake Huron Crescent SE
Shouldice is another huge athletic park available for rental by leagues, tournaments and other groups. It boasts 4 softball fields and 2 diamonds as well as public washrooms and concessions.
Location: 1515 Home Road NW
This park boasts 2 softball fields, one which is enclosed. It also has washrooms and a barbecue area.
Location: 813 13 Avenue NE
This city maintained park is found at the Silver Springs Community Association. It boasts an adult softball field often used in rec leagues.
Location: 37 Silver Springs Dr NW
The Hamptons community offers a great park with a city-maintained adult softball field. It also boasts tennis courts and soccer fields.
Location: 10400 Hamptons Blvd NW
You can find a book your field using The City of Calgary’s website.