East Potomac Park Softball Fields

National Mall and Memorial Parks

The East Potomac Park Softball Fields are located within East Potomac Park near the intersection of Ohio Drive SW and East Basin Drive SW. The fields are located at the entrance of East Potomac Park along the Washington Channel. Both fields are just a short walk away from the Tidal Basin and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. The East Potomac Park Softball Fields are two of the twelve softball fields managed by the National Mall and Memorial Parks. 

The East Potomac Park Softball Fields offer athletic opportunities such as baseball, softball, and kickball for small-group and team-play on both a casual use and competitive use basis. 

Reservations are available for one-hour time slots, from 7:00 AM to 8:30 PM during the designated athletic season.

Notifications and Alerts

Need to Know

Need To Know

The following conditions apply to the use of the East Potomac Park Softball Fields:

Leave no trace - any trash generated during use of the area should be placed in the nearest trash receptacle or removed from the area for proper recycling or disposal.

Important Notes:

Full-contact rugby may only be played on the Raoul Wallenberg Mixed Use Field and the Hains Point Mixed Use Field. The West Potomac Park Mixed Use Fields and the Lincoln Memorial Grounds Mixed Use Fields (JFK Hockey Fields) cannot currently acommodate rugby without unacceptable levels of turf damage. Touch-style rugby played without scrums, rucks, or mauls, may be played on any mixed use field.

Softball and baseball should only be played on fields with backstops (S1-S12).

Please contact the National Park Service Division of Permits Management at (202) 245-4715 for additional information. In the event of disputes, contact the United States Park Police, (202) 426-6710.

Contact Information

1100 Ohio Dr. SW Washington DC 20242

Phone Number

(202) 245-4715

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