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 2019 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 2019:

  • April 1, 2019 - Sunday, October 13, 2019:  The available rental season
  • Thursday, February 14, 2019: The first day to reserve the fields.  All reservations that day must be done in person at the Urbandale Parks and Recreation office.  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.
  • Friday, February 15: Reservations will additionally be taken via email (cbarkema@urbandale.org) and also by fax (515-278-8356)
  • Thursday, February 14 - Wednesday, February 27:  All groups will be limited to a maximum of 4 hours per week.
  • Thursday, February 28:  The restriction of 4 hour per week of reservations is lifted.  At that time groups can reserve as many times as are still available. 
  • Thursday, February 28: Individuals and groups may also check field availability and reserve fields on-line
Click here for the complete Weekday Walker Johnston Park Sports Complex Facility Use Policy.

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:   $35 / 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. $ 380 for 4 fields
Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. $ 575 for 4 fields
Sundays 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. $ 575 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.
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