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Lou Berliner Sports Park is the nation's largest ball diamond complex, offering 31 permanently fenced, turf infield baseball and softball diamonds.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. All vehicles entering the park must pay a daily parking fee. Vehicles are given a pass that allows in-and-out privileges all day.

Passenger Vehicles - $5
Vehicles with Trailers - $10
Bus/RV - $15

Parking fees are non-refundable. All vehicles must pay, including but not limited to, players, spectators and coaches. No discounts or free entry.

Parking fees directly benefit park improvements through B.A.T.S.

CPRD Sports is partnering with HelmsBriscoe to offer the best accommodations for visitors playing at Lou Berliner Sports Park. CPRD Baseball and Softball Tournaments are not “Stay to Play” events; however, we recommend utilizing HelmsBriscoe when booking hotels. Non-CRPD tournaments may have different “Stay to Play” requirements; please contact your tournament director for information. Book through HelmsBriscoe by clicking on the “Book Hotel” button on your tournament on our Tournament Calendar 

Lou Berliner Sports Park features 31 permanently fenced, turf infield diamonds. 15 of the diamonds have lights and the park also offers 3 concession hubs with a full-service concession stand, permanent restrooms, and a playground. Please visit Lou Berliner Sports Park for more information.

Yes. Grills & BBQs must remain outside of the ball diamond complex areas, cannot be left unattended while in use, and must be completely cleared of any charcoals after use.

Yes, food may be brought into the park. However, teams are not permitted to have “meal spreads” in the picnic pavilions of the concession areas. Personal coolers are permitted.

Yes. Pets must be on a leash or under the direct control of their owner and you must properly clean up after them. We ask that pets are kept off of the playing areas of the fields.  Please view Columbus City Code for more information.

No. Camping and overnight stays are prohibited at Berliner Sports Park and all other City of Columbus parks. Hotel accommodations can be made using HelmsBriscoe, please visit tournament website or our Tournament Calendar for reservation link. Other accommodations can be found at Experience Columbus.

For CRPD specific events & tournaments, you can call 614-645-RAIN (7246). For outside organizations, please contact your tournament director.

For CRPD specific events & tournaments, you can visit QuickScores. For outside organizations, please contact your tournament director.

Alcohol is strictly prohibited. Smoking and tobacco products are prohibited within the spectator and playing areas and in all fenced complexes within the park. Designated smoking areas are available outside of the fenced complexes. For more information please see the Columbus Recreation and Parks Tobacco Free Zone Policy.

Metal cleats are permitted on the turf fields, however, they are not permitted on any (baseball/fastpitch) portable pitching mounds/mats. Players must wear molded cleats or turf shoes.

Please check out our Visitor Information page for accommodations, attractions, restaurants and shopping around Lou Berliner Sports Park.

We hope you found this section informative, but if you still have questions, please contact the CRPD Sports Office at 614-645-3366.


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