Winter hours of operations updated November 30 – Monday to Friday (10 AM – 9 PM) and Saturday and Sunday (10 AM-8 PM).



Events DC and CRYSP DC are committed to patron, staff and community safety. We thank you for being a partner in the successful and safe reopening of The Fields.

Effective Sunday, October 11, 2020

  • Normal hours of operation resume: 8 am – 11 pm daily
  • All organized activities require a permit
  • Permits will be issued for low-risk sports no-contact practices and games, and medium- and higher-risk sports no-contact practices only
  • Open Play continues at designated times with 60-minute limits
  • Patrons should wear masks, keep 6-10 feet distance and wash/sanitize hands upon entry
  • Maximum of 50 people per field/event, including coaches/staff/parents
  • Maximum of 30 people on the playground

For Your Safety

Stay 6 feet apart from others

No more than 10 people in a group

No contact sports

Wear mask whenever possible

See below for more details about using The Fields during the reopening period. And remember to #playitsafe!

For more information regarding the reopening, please email For information about the operation of the fields, contact

For the latest updates, please make sure to check out Events DC’s social media accounts: Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook, as well as CRYSP DC’s: Facebook and Instagram.


If you have previously been granted and are still holding a provisional fall permit reservation, please reach out to for details on how to finalize your permit. Subject to the guidelines on low-risk, medium- and higher-risk sports, permits may resume on October 11.

For anyone wishing to apply for a new fall permit, applications may be submitted beginning October 11 and will be processed on a rolling basis. A reminder that our fall season runs through November 28.

For athletic field requests, please use our Book a Field form. For Celebration Pavilion requests, use the new Pavilion Reservation Form.



No more than 50 people per field/event anywhere on the campus

Stay 6-10 feet apart from others

Low-risk sports: no-contact practices and games allowed

Medium- and higher-risk sports: no-contact practices only — no games


Open Play is at designated times

Please limit play to 60 minutes – so others may enjoy


Sanitize equipment and wash hands upon entering & leaving

Bring your own water – no sharing

Wear masks whenever possible

Don’t touch things unless necessary


Open from 8 am to dusk daily
For youth ages 12 and under, with adult supervision
Limited to 30 participants at a time
Please limit play to 60 minutes – so others may enjoy
No more than 10 people in a group
Stay 6 feet apart from others
Patrons assume their own risk when using the playground and fitness equipment
Sanitize your hands upon entry & exit
Bring your own refreshments – no sharing
Wear masks whenever possible


● All children under the age of 18 must have adult supervision.
● Patrons must clean up after themselves before leaving.
● Dogs are prohibited in the playground and adjacent areas.
● Confetti, glitter, rice, birdseed, and spray “silly string” are prohibited.
● Alcoholic beverages, smoking, and drug use are prohibited.
● Amplified music, barbecuing and open fires are prohibited.

Report any concerns to uniformed field staff, who will facilitate the use of the playground and playground shade structure.



About the Field Use Policies:

The reopening rules and procedures were developed in compliance with the Mayor’s Reopen Order and the Guidance for Parks and Open Spaces, CDC recommendations, and best practices gleaned from other athletic organizations. Please watch this page and sign up for email updates to stay informed about changes.



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