The Merced City Parks and Recreation Department has established a Ball Field Rental Policy for groups that participate in City Leagues and wish to sponsor tournaments or host other teams in non-department use. Fields available for weekend tournaments are in Sports Complex and JoeHerbPark. The baseball and softball facilities at MercedCollege may be reserved as well by contacting the College Community Services office at 384-6000.
Joe Herb Park "Softball Diamonds"
Tournament organizers must submit insurance policies for $1,000,000 general liability and $50,000 fire legal liability. The policies must name the City of Merced as additional insured and must be delivered to the Parks and Recreation Department no later than five days prior to the event. The City of Merced does not provide medical or accident insurance. This responsibility lies with each individual playing on a team.
RATES FOR TOURNAMENT USE
All insurance requirements must be met. One week cancellation notice is required. Costs and terms are subject to change.
Reservation fee of $75 Due at time of registration Lights $20/hr. for each field Facility Supervisor $15/hr for each field City of Merced Employee Field Rental of $75/day for each field Field Preparation $25 for each field prepared Preparation is required after every fourth game.
FIELD USE/LIGHT RENTAL The fields below may be available (weather permitting) at a cost of $10 per hour without lights, and $25 per hour for light rental. Call 385-6978 for availability. • Joe Herb Softball Fields • Sports Complex and Baseball Fields
Subject to facility and staffing availability, most ballfields may be rented by individual teams or small groups for game workouts.