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Sports Venues: Facilities & FieldsParks & Recreation

Who to Contact
Payton Moore
Recreation Coordinator
Parks & Recreation Sports Office
(805) 564-5422 or  Sports@SantaBarbaraCA.Gov

Fields can be rented by the hour and guarantee your team or group will have full access. Extra fees are charged for field lights and field preparation (i.e. lining fields, infield watering and dragging, bases, etc.). Please call for more information and current field rental fees.  Athletic Field Hours: Sunrise-1/2 hour after sunset except by permit.

Softball & Baseball Fields

Cabrillo Ball Field

800 East Cabrillo Boulevard (corner of Milpas and East Cabrillo)
Free street parking available or beach parking available 1 block away

Cabrillo Ball Field is one of the most picturesque ball fields you will find in the country with palm trees and the Pacific Ocean located beyond the outfield. Players who have the privilege to play here never forget their experience. Lights available.

Dwight Murphy Field

Niños Drive and Por La Mar.
Free parking available.

Adjacent to the Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens, the softball field is available to schedule youth baseball practices, adult softball practices and tournaments. Lights available.

Pershing Park

100 Castillo Street
Free parking available.

Located one block from the Santa Barbara Harbor, this sports park includes two softball fields available for youth baseball practices, adult softball practices and tournaments. Tennis courts are also available to rent for $20/hour (resident nonprofit rate). Please call (805) 564-5573 for tennis information. Lights available.

Mackenzie Park

State and De La Vina Streets
Free parking available.

This two-level park has two groomed baseball fields with infield grass (Mustang and Bronco). Baseball fields can be rented for baseball practices and tournaments when PONY Baseball is not in season.

Soccer Fields

Dwight Murphy Field

Niños Drive and Por La Mar.
Free parking available.

Dwight Murphy Soccer Field is Santa Barbara’s premier soccer complex. The field can be rented for youth football, youth soccer, and lacrosse practices and games on weekdays. The field is available for adult soccer game rentals on weekends.

Chase Palm Park

(Oceanside) East Cabrillo Boulevard
Street parking available.

A beautiful palm-lined narrow park adjacent to East Beach. The open grass field is popular for soccer practices. This is a drop-in, first-come field.

Ortega Park

640 Salsipuedes
Street parking available.

A family-oriented park on the east side of the City. The softball outfield doubles as a soccer field and can be rented for practices.

Rental Fees


Adult Practice or Game    $30 per hour
Youth Practice or Game    $16 per hour
Lights    $28 per hour (additional)

Last Updated: Oct 12, 2021
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