Sportsfields

Effective 11/15/2020:  

Athletic Fields are reserved for permit holders on weekdays (8:00am-9:30pm) and weekends (8:00am-6:00pm). Parking at North Creek Fields is permitted weekdays (after 5:30pm) and weekends (7:00am-10:00pm). Non-permitted users must always relinquish the field to designated athletic field permit holders. Teams and organizations caught using the fields in a manner that defies local health authority orders will have their permits pulled, and/or will not be allowed to reserve Bothell fields in the future.   

Athletic field permits will be limited in winter 2021 to youth sports teams who primarily serve the Bothell community. The priority for each sport is determined based on criteria set forth in our field allocation manual. In winter, youth soccer and lacrosse receive priority for scheduling. Due to limited resources and budget cuts as a result of COVID-19, North Creek Sports Fields 1, 2, and 4 are the only fields available for permitted use at this time.   

To be considered for an athletic field permit, organizations must: 

  • Have had a Field Use Agreement on file with the City of Bothell between 2018-2020. 
  • Primarily serve Bothell residents, and submit a verified list of players that reside in Bothell’s city limits (see “Verifying Player Residency” on p. 7 of the Field Scheduling Guide). Field allocation formulas can be viewed in the Field Allocation Guide on this page.  
  • Submit a detailed COVID-19 Safety Plan which follows the guideline’s set forth by Governor Inslee’s Safe Start program for outdoor recreation.  
  • Meet all requirements within the Field Allocation and Scheduling Guides.  

If an organization meets all requirements above, and their sports has been designated for priority within this season (currently: winter), please submit all documents to recreation@bothellwa.gov for consideration.  

*Note: Indoor activities and all contests and games are prohibited. Outdoor activities should be limited to intra-team practices only, with facial coverings required for all coaches, volunteers and athletes at all times.

2021 Deadlines & Important Dates

Winter 2021
(Jan-Feb)
Spring 2021
(March-June)
Fall 2021
(Sept-Dec)
Verified resident numbers due: 11/22/20
Verified resident numbers due: 1/11/21
Verified resident numbers due: 7/26/21
Winter allocation meeting:
N/A
Spring allocation meeting:
N/A
Fall allocation meeting:
N/A
Final schedules sent to organizations by:
12/18/20
Final schedules sent to organizations by:
2/8/21
Final schedules sent to organizations by:
8/16/21

PRIORITY: Soccer, Lacrosse
PRIORITY: Softball, Baseball, Lacrosse
PRIORITY: Soccer, Football

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