The Parks & Recreation Department has 14 facilities with 21 ballfields. In addition to this, we have over a dozen tennis courts, 4 Bocce Ball Courts, and several outdoor basketball courts. The City also shares our Community Gymnasium with San Mateo High School.
How to Reserve a Ballfield/Athletic Facility
If you are interested in obtaining a permit for one of our ballfields, please review the Official San Mateo Field Policy below. For one time usage, or if you are interested in renting any of our courts (basketball, tennis, or bocce) a potential permittee will only need to fill out page 20 of the policy.
Please remember that in order to be considered for allocated field or court space it is essential that you abide by the deadlines and rules within the policy. It is also essential that all forms attached to the policy are complete.
Submit Your Completed Application Using One of the Following Methods:
Email: Complete all necessary forms and email/scan it to us
Fax: Complete all necessary forms and fax it to (650) 522-7421
Drop-Off: Bring all necessary forms to the Outdoor Facility Reservation Office during office hours (Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm) located at: