c. Martin Seck

Baseball + Softball

With more than a dozen ballfields, Prospect Park offers ample space for America’s favorite pastime, and a variety of athletic leagues and teams use the fields throughout the season.

Youth Baseball is coordinated by the Prospect Park Baseball Association, a partnership of the Prospect Park Alliance, New York City Parks & Recreation, and community members representing more than 2,500 youth baseball players. Pick-up games are allowed, although fields may be occupied by teams with permits.

Points of Interest—Parade Ground
The 40-acre Parade Ground offers baseball, tennis, soccer and football fields for local schools, leagues and clubs for children and adults, as well as basketball, netball, volleyball courts, and a new adult fitness area.


Playing an organized sports with more than 20 people requires a permit.

Rules and Safety

Help keep the park green, safe and beautiful by following Park sports rules and safety guidelines.

Prospect Park's Famed Baseball History