Walker Johnston Softball Field Rentals

WJ Softball field rentals

Download Tournament Rental Agreement

Download Weekday Field Rental Form

Current Weather Cancellations:  

There are no cancellations at this time.

Walker Johnston Softball Complex is located at 9000 Douglas Ave. in Urbandale. Four (4) fields are available for rental. The City of Urbandale manages and operates the Walker Johnston Softball complex and rents out the fields for tournament and non-tournament play. See below for rental reservation information for the April-October 2018 season.

Questions regarding rental opportunities can be directed to the City of Urbandale’s Park and Recreation Department at 515-278-3963 or cbarkema@urbandale.org.

Policies and procedures for reserving the Walker Johnston fields in 2018:

  • The available rental season is Monday, April 2nd through Sunday, October 14th.
  • The first day to reserve the fields is Thursday, February 15th.  All reservations that day must be done in person at city hall.  They will be handled on a first come first serve basis.  No phone or email reservations will be permitted at that time.
  • All payments are due at the time of reservation.
  • Starting on Friday, February 16th, reservations will be taken via email (cbarkema@urbandale.org), fax (515-278-8356), and in person.
  • From Thursday, February 15th through Wednesday, March 14th all groups will be limited to a maximum of 4 hours per week.
  • Beginning on Thursday, March 15th the restriction of 4 hour per week of reservations will be lifted.  At that time groups can reserve as many times as are still available. 
  • Starting Thursday, March 15th, groups may also reserve fields on-line. 
Click here for the complete Weekday Walker Johnston Park Sports Complex Facility Use Policy.

Rental applications are taken in person, by e-mail, 
or by fax: 515-278-8356.  After submitting your application, please call the Urbandale Parks and Recreation Department to pay by Mastercard / VISA / Discover.  Full payment is due at the time of reservation.  

Urbandale Parks and Recreation
3600 86th Street
Urbandale, IA  50322  
Phone: 515-278-3963
Fax: 515-278-8356
Office Hours:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday 


Non-Tournament Rates:

Rentals available Sundays - Thursdays.  Please see calendar for availability .
Times start and end on the hour, beginning at 4:00 p.m.  Last rental begins at 9:00 p.m.  

Field Hourly Rate:   $30 / hour
Field Light Usage: $20 per field / per hour
Scoreboard usage: $10 per field / per day
Full payment is due at the time of reservation.

Tournament Rates:

Rentals available Fridays - Sundays.

Fridays 4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. $ 350 for 4 fields
Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. $ 500 for 4 fields
Sundays 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. $ 500 for 4 fields

Tournament rentals require an additional, refundable security / damage deposit of $400 per tournament.
Full payment is due at the time of reservation.

Availability Calendar:

Click here for a current availability calendar (updated daily).

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