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Public hearing on April 22, 2024. Proposed rezoning will support more housing options in all communities.

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Book a ball diamond

There are hundreds of ball diamonds available to rent in a range of classes to satisfy your budget or amenity needs. 

Ball diamond uses

Our ball diamonds can be reserved for a number of uses. Some examples are:

  • Fast pitch
  • Slo-pitch
  • Baseball
  • Kickball
  • Softball
  • Snow-pitch
  • Day camps
  • Birthday parties
  • Movie in the park
  • Snowshoeing
  • Weddings

Ball diamond quality

Ball diamonds are ranked by class (A-E), based on quality of amenities, level of maintenance and booking rates.

A-class premium ball diamonds

A-class ball diamonds are premium fields. These have staff onsite and amenities such as washrooms, lights, change rooms and possibly concessions.
Field maintenance: Higher standard of facility and playing surface. Field maintenance increases based on use and type of event.


B-class premium ball diamonds

B-class ball diamonds are quality fields found in most City athletic parks. They may have staff and/or amenities such as seating, lights, change rooms, washrooms (some portable) and concessions. Bases are included at all baseball diamonds.
Field Maintenance: Regular grass cutting. All diamonds are dragged and lined.


C-class premium ball diamonds

C-class ball diamonds are located in athletic parks, but have no staff onsite and limited amenities. Bases are not included.
Field Maintenance: Reduced levels of turf management. All diamonds are dragged and lined.


D-class economy ball diamonds

D-class ball diamonds are found in most parks and are normally located near Community Associations or open spaces that are not on a school property. They are unstaffed with no amenities. Lines and bases are the responsibility of the user group.
Field Maintenance: By Calgary Parks. Mowing is sporadic. Surface may not be level.

Field tag numbers are found at the site either on the soccer posts or ball diamond back stop. If the first number is ‘1’ the field is a D-class facility (example: S1TUS02).

E-class economy ball diamonds

E-class ball diamonds are found on school properties. They are unstaffed with no amenities.  Lines and bases are the
responsibility of the user group.
Field Maintenance: By the school boards (limited management).

Field tag numbers are found at the site either on the soccer posts or ball diamond back stop. If the first number is a ‘5’ or ‘6’ it is an E-class facility (example: B5MON03).

Cost comparison

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