Fields and Sports Facilities

For information on reserving a facility, visit our Reservations page. For the latest Field Closure Information, please call our hotline at 509.625.6950. Field conditions will be updated by 2 p.m., however, umpires do have the final say on field playability.

Dwight Merkel Sports Complex

Built by funds from a 2007 voter-approved Parks Improvement Bond, our newly renovated north side sports complex boasts many new and updated features:

  • Six full size natural grass soccer fields
  • Two full size synthetic athletic fields with lights
  • Six ball diamonds (five of which are lit)
  • Concessions, rest rooms and meeting space
  • BMX track with lights and timing equipment
  • Skate park
  • Neighborhood park with playground and splash pad
  • Paved perimeter trail, plus an unpaved hiking trail approximately 1-mile long that leads down to Riverside State Park's trails and offers outstanding views of the Spokane River
BMX Track

Check out the latest Information and Schedule!

The BMX track is open from April through October and may close depending on precipitation. Get more information on the Joe Albi BMX Facebook page.

Open Dawn until Dusk

Gate Practice Schedule
Every Monday night, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost: $3 and must hold a valid USA BMX Membership

Joe Albi Stadium

Built in the 1950s, Albi is a grand arena that hosts a variety of sporting and non-sporting events throughout the year. The stadium seating capacity is 26,000 and, along with the great synthetic playing surface, proves a great venue for your next sporting or community event. For Information, reservations, or concerns regarding Joe Albi Stadium please contact Spokane Public Schools Event Services at eventservices@spokanepublicschools.org

Southeast Sports Complex

Field Map (PDF 61 KB)

Appropriately named by its location on the South Hill, the Southeast Complex has many full and portioned sized fields along with baseball fields. The complex has a small rest room and concession building.

Franklin Sports Complex

Field Map (PDF 121 KB)

The Franklin Park Sports Complex, located in Franklin Park, is home to a five-plex softball complex, soccer fields, and other recreational and sporting pursuits.

Tennis Courts

Throughout the city parks system are many tennis courts that host neighborhood pick-up games, parks and recreation classes and many tennis events. Our tennis courts are available to rent through our field reservation system.

Ball Fields

Throughout the city parks system are a variety of fields that host many of youth and adult practices, leagues and sporting events. These park ball fields are available to rent through our field reservation system.

Aquatic Centers

The City of Spokane has 6 brand new aquatic centers located throughout the city. Beyond open swim and regular aquatic programs, these 6 aquatic centers are available to rent by the public for birthday parties, corporate parties, family reunions or just because. Each facility offers amenities such as water slides, zero-depth entries, shaded areas, lap pools and more.


  • Fall 2017 Activity Guide
  • Register for Classes

Contact Information

Rental Opportunities
Carissa Ware
509.625.6208
cware@spokanecity.org

Lost and Found
Randy Nelson
509.363.5480
rwnelson@spokanecity.org