Early Opening of Baseball Fields Announced by Dept of Parks and Rec., Pr. Geo. County

March 14, 2022


Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311

M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County Announces 

Early Opening of Baseball/Softball Fields

Riverdale, MD – Today the Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County, part of The Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission, announced that it will have its natural turf baseball/softball and rectangle fields available for use on March 15, a full 2 weeks earlier than its traditional opening of April 1.

“This year we are proud to announce select fields will be available on March 15”, states Steve Carter, Deputy Director of Parks and Facilities Management at the Department. “We are thrilled to offer over 100 sites ahead of schedule to be used for practice and games by teams in the county.”

Fields are permitted for athletic practices and games only by M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County. Diamond athletic field sites in particular are available for both adult and youth baseball/softball tournaments. For more information about athletic fields, requesting permit to use, and early access requests, visit

About the Department

The M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit and stay connected on FacebookTwitterPhotoShelter, and Instagram. The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.