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Parks Reservations

Seasonal reservations are available for picnic shelters, sports fields and special-use events. 

Online reservation tips

  1. Select a park or sports field. Find parks and amenities. 
  2. If you are new to our reservation system, create an account.
  3. Once you have an account, log in, make your selection and complete the reservation form. 
  4. Pay the reservation fee. See fees below.
  5. Your reservation is complete! You will receive a confirmation email. 

Make a reservation.

Phone and email reservations

Staff can help with park and sports field reservations, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

See park rules and safety information.

Reservation sessions and fees

  • Picnic Shelters
  • Sports Fields
  • Special Events
Picnic Shelters

Seasonal reservations 

  • Reservation season: May 1 – Sept. 30. 
  • First-come, first-served: Oct. 1 – April 30 

Reservation sessions 

  • Morning session: 9:00 am – 2:30 pm 
  • Afternoon session: 3:30 pm – 9:00 pm 
  • The entire day: Make two reservations, one for each time block. 


  • Resident: $30 per session
  • Non-resident: $60 per session 

Available picnic shelters 

Maximum capacity of 100 people per shelter:

Maximum capacity of 50 people per shelter:

Sports Fields

Sports fields can be reserved for baseball, softball, soccer, futsal and cricket games. 


If this is your first time reserving a sports field, contact us to register your team before making your reservation. Contact us by email at or call 503-618-2300.

After your team is registered and is ready to make a reservation, visit our online reservation system.

Teams are required to carry their own insurance. 

Seasonal reservations 

We begin taking reservations for each season in mid-January. 

  • Reservation season: April 1 - Oct. 31, 8:00 am-10:00 pm 
  • First-come, first-served: Nov. 1 - March 31


Resident pricing is charged if 2/3 of the team is made up of Gresham residents. 

  • Resident
    • Youth team rate: $7 per hour
    • Adult team rate: $12 per hour
  • Non-resident
    • Youth team rate: $14 per hour
    • Adult team rate: $18 per hour
  • Tournaments (Charged for sporting events that require teams to register to play in.) 
    • $18 per hour regardless of age or field. 
    • Non-irrigated fields at Vance Park and John Deere Park have different prices. 
  • Cricket
    • $18 per hour regardless of age. 

Refunds and cancellations 

  • There are no refunds due to weather unless the City closes the field.
  • Refunds are not accepted after the date of play has passed for any reason.
  • The City does not offer cash or credit card refunds. Refunds remain as a balance in the customer's account that never expires.

Sports fields available to rent

Special Events

Special events held in a City park or on City-owned property require an approved application and City permit. A special event application is required if your event includes any of the following: 

  • 100 or more attendees 
  • Amplified sound 
  • Catering 
  • Fundraising, concerts, athletic races, or events   
  • Tents or staging  
  • Street closure  
  • Alcoholic beverages

Planning an event? 

Apply a minimum of 30 days before the event. Larger events may require more notice. 


  • Special event application: $35
    • This fee is non-refundable.
  • Park reservation fee  for a half day: $30
    • Morning session: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
    • Afternoon session: 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Park reservation fee for a full day: $60

Other permits that may apply