Doanes Baseball/Softball Fields

Fields will be available to rent on Saturdays from 3:30 to 8 p.m. and all day on Sundays starting April 23. 

Pleasant Hill Little League will be using the fields from April 1 - July 15, Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Location:
4900 Doanes Park, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
Pleasant Hill Parks and Recreation has four ball fields available for use on a rental basis as scheduled by the Parks and Recreation. Priority will be given to Pleasant Hill Little league and City of Pleasant Hill events and programs. As a renter, you are responsible for reviewing all of the information provided. Reservations are only for the time period that is payed for. Only one field can be reserved at a time unless approved by the Parks and Recreation Staff. An approved copy of the reservation form must be present during your event for proof of reserving the facility.

Reservation cost does not include field dragging, marking of foul lines, mound or home plate maintenance. This is done periodically throughout the week or when needed.
Doanes Park Baseball and Softball fields

Reservation Procedure


Request for use of baseball/softball fields should be directed to the City of Pleasant Hill at 515-262-9368.

Field use will occur on a first come, first serve basis, unless reserved. Groups/individuals that have reserved the field will have the right to use that field. If planning to use the fields on a consistent basis, we do ask that the field be reserved to assist with the cost of maintenance and scheduling events at the park. Please see baseball/softball field Information below to see which field would be suitable for the age group and style of play. Reserving multiple fields at one time must be approved by city staff. City staff reserves the right to close any field at any time without notification.

An official reservation form accompanied by payment must be submitted in person to Pleasant Hill City Hall to officially hold a reservation. Cash and checks are acceptable forms of payment. A copy of the reservation form will be given back to the person reserving for proof of reservation. An approved copy of the reservation form must be present during your event for proof of reserving the facility.

Field Rules
  • Field maintenance (raking, repairing mounds, etc.) will be done by city staff only
  • No use of any type of outside field material (chalk, striping paint, ag lime, or field drying agent)
  • Absolutely no hitting or throwing balls against the fence
  • Molded cleats only; no metal cleats
  • No climbing or hanging on the fence, dugouts, buildings, or batting cages
  • No playing baseball on the soccer fields
  • No pets on the fields
  • Softball on Fields 1 and 4 only
  • If fields are locked-please stay off the fields
  • No smoking
  • No bicycles and skateboards on the fields
  • City reserves the right to close the fields at any time without notification
Reservation Application
Baseball Field Aerial View

Baseball/Softball Fields Information


Field #1
Location: Northwest corner of park
Uses: Baseball/Softball
Ages: 16 & under only
Molded cleats only
Fence Length: 130'

Field #2
Location: Upper west field
Uses: Baseball Only
Ages: 16 & under only
Molded cleats only
Fence Length: 200'

Field #3
Location: Upper east field
Uses: Baseball Only
Ages: 16 & under only
Molded cleats only
Fence Length: 230'
Field lights will not be available summer 2017

Field #4
Location: Southeast corner of park
Uses: Baseball & Softball
Ages: 16 & under only 
Molded cleats only
Fence Length: 200'

 Baseball/Softball Fees
 
 1 1/2 hours
$20
 Day rental - one field only
$75
 Ball field lights
 $50 + $50 key deposit

Rental Hours

Available Rentals
  • April through July 15
    • Saturdays 3:30 to 8 p.m.
    • Sundays 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • July 16 through October 31 (weather dependent)
    • Monday - Friday 3:30 to 8:00 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Reserved Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.-Maintenance