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BASEBALL & SOFTBALL

Baseball and softball fields at Bluebonnet Park are available for games and tournaments. Rental fee is $250 a day per field and an additional $10 an hour per field if lights are needed.

Baseball and softball fields at Bluebonnet and Roger Maise Park are available for practices. Rental fee is $10 an hour per field and an additional $10 an hour per field if lights are needed. (No lights at Roger Maise)

SOCCER

Soccer fields at Veterans Memorial Park are available to reserve for tournaments & practices. (Same rental fees as above)


STEP 1: Check to see if your date is available by contacting the Parks Department at (972) 875-1234 EXT: 2248. 

STEP 2: Submit the Facility or Field Reservation Application to pliska@ennistx.gov

STEP 3: You will receive further registration details via email from that point on.

We offer covered pavilions at Bluebonnet, Lions, and Fairview Park. These pavilions are perfect venues for birthday parties or similar events and each come with picnic tables, benches, lighting, and electrical outlets. Bluebonnet and Lions Park have connecting bathrooms.


FEE: $75 for a Half Day or $100 for a Full Day. 

TIMES: Half Day rental hours are “Park Open” to 1:00 PM OR 3:00 PM to “Park Close” Full Day rental hours are from “Park Open” to “Park Close”.

*Visit City Ordinances at the City of Ennis website for details on park hours.

STEP 1: Check to see if your date is available by contacting City Hall at (972) 875-1234 EXT: 2232

STEP 2: Submit the 2021 Facility or Field Reservation Application along with full payment to City Hall at 115 W. Brown St.

STEP 3: Conduct a site cleanup at the conclusion of your event.

NOTICE: No permanent adhesives may be used to attach signage or party decorations to the pavilion structure. Any tape used for party favors or signage MUST be removed after your event. Applicant may be charged with facility clean-up or damage fee if pavilion is not left in original condition.

CANCELLATION POLICY: You must submit a cancellation request no later than 5 business days prior to your reservation date to receive a refund. Cancelations must be submitted at City Hall.

The Community Center is the ideal place for indoor birthday parties, family reunions, business meetings or in-service classes. Amenities include central heat and air, ceiling fans, bathrooms, and multiple electrical outlets for music and appliances.

 

FEE: $250 ($100 Refundable Deposit*)

STEP 1: Check to see if your date is available by contacting City Hall at (972) 875-1234 EXT: 2232

STEP 2: Submit an application with your deposit to City Hall. Full payment must be received prior to reservation date.

STEP 3: Your reservation request will be sent to the Parks Department for final processing. 

STEP 4: You will receive an electronic key code via email from the Parks Department prior to your reservation date.

*STEP 5: In order to have your deposit returned, you are required to conduct a full clean up after your event. The Parks Department will inspect the center to determine if this step was met. Deposits will not be returned if center is left uncleaned, damaged, or in unsatisfactory condition. You will receive an email stating the status of your deposit.

STEP SEVEN: Return to City Hall to complete the deposit refund process.

CANCELLATION POLICY: You must call no later than 5 business days prior to your reservation date to receive a refund. 

Call us at (972) 875-1234 EXT: 2248 for any of the following issues:

- Graffiti or defacement of park sidewalks or buildings

- Cleanliness or general maintenance 

- Playground damage

- Athletic field or court damage

- Structural hazard in pavilions, gazebos, picnic areas, boat launch, pier, fitness court, etc

- Non-scheduled grass cut due to heavy rains

- Water leakage or electrical issues in public restrooms

The Recreation Department plans sporting events and social activities throughout the year for both youths and adults. Head on over to our Team Sideline portal to register and see what is currently being offered.  The registration process is simple but if you run into any problems, email David Casarez at david.casarez@ennistx.gov or call (972) 875-1234 Ext: 2403.

For registration information about youth baseball, softball, pee-wee football, and basketball leagues, click the drop down arrow in the "Sports League" menu and find the appropriate sport.