Fields

Capobianco Field is located across the street from 595 Main Street. It is a softball/kickball field that measures 175 feet by 230 feet. 

Firefighters Field is located across the street from 405 Main Street. It is a combination soccer / softball field that measures 303 feet by 178 feet. The field is open for permitted use from dawn to dusk.  No permits are issued on Fridays and Saturdays to allow for open play.

McManus Field formerly known as Octagon Field WILL NOT BE PERMITTED on Tuesday, Fridays and Saturdays.  Sundays permitting is available from 8:00AM to 10:00PM.  NO PERMITS will be issued before 6:00PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays permitting is only available from 6:00PM to 10:00PM

Pony Field is located just south of 888 Main Street. It is a large softball / kickball field that measures 250 feet by 230 feet. The field is open for permitted use from dawn to dusk.

Permitting Schedule and Fees

********IMPORTANT FIELD NOTICES:  

McMANUS FIELD IS CURRENTLY NOT BEING PERMITTED FOR THE 2022 FALL SEASON DUE TO LIGHTING ISSUES.   AN UPDATE WILL BE PROVIDED TO PERMIT HOLDERS WHEN THE ISSUE IS RESOLVED.   THE FIELD WILL REMAIN OPEN. 

FIREFIGHTERS FIELD WILL BE OPEN PLAY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

Outdoor field permit applications are accepted the following times each year:

  • Spring & Summer Season- April 1 to August 31
    • Permit application submission begins February 14
    • Payments and insurance due March 10
    • Rolling requests accepted March 31
  • Fall Season- September 1 to December 31
    • Permit application submission begins TBD  
    • Payments and insurance due TBD
    • Rolling requests accepted TBD
  • Attention Roosevelt Island Permit Holders: Effective immediately, the online reservation system payment option for permits will temporarily no longer accept credit card payments until further notice. Those looking to file a permit are asked to do so by submitting an online permit request and issuing payment via check or money order.


    Checks can be delivered to the Permits Department at 550 Main Street or mailed to 524 Main Street, NY, NY 10044.

     

    For more information, please visit https://rioc.ny.gov/432/Civic-Permits or contact the Permits Department at 212-832-4545 exts. 1905 / 1906 / 1919.

  • RIOC may adjust the fee schedule and categories at its discretion.