Recreational Services has the privilege of overseeing the Hawkeye Recreation Fields.  This space includes:

  • 12 natural grass fields which can be used for flag football, ultimate frisbee, soccer, lacrosse
  • 4 sand volleyball courts

Drop-in use available from approximately mid-April through mid-to-late October.

  • Daylight hours only for drop-in use.
  • Lights available only for paid reservations and for Recreational Services programs. Reservations must be requested at least two weeks in advance of the reservation date.
  • Facility may close due to inclement weather or wet conditions.
  • Pets, golfing, bikes, and alcohol are not permitted.
  • Parking is available at the fields. 

Location Information:

Address:

2960 Hawkeye Park Road, Iowa City, IA 52242

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Bus route directions

Before 9:00 PM on weekdays:

  1. 42 Hawkeye-Pentacrest
    • Catch the 42 Hawkeye-Pentacrest and take to the Hawkeye Recreation Fields. Be sure to pull the chain when the bus turns the corner on Hawkeye Park Road to make sure the driver knows to stop at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields stop.
      • The 42 Hawkeye-Pentacrest bus will pick up from outside Macbride Hall at :06, :26, and :46 after the hour, or outside Schaeffer Hall at :10, :30, or :50 after the hour.
      • The 42-Pentacrest bus drops off at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields approximately :09, :29, and :49 after the hour.
  2. On-Demand Shuttle
    • Call the Cambus On-Demand shuttle to schedule a ride. You can schedule by calling 319-335-8633 and may schedule rides up to 1-hour in advance. The On-Demand Shuttle can generally pick-up within 15 minutes.

After 9:00 PM on weekdays:

  1. On Demand Shuttle
    • To get to or from the Hawkeye Campus after 9:00 p.m. on weekdays, you must call the Cambus On-Demand shuttle to schedule a ride. You can schedule by calling 319-335-8633 and may schedule rides up to 1-hour in advance. The On-Demand Shuttle can generally pick-up within 15 minutes.

Weekends:

  1. Hawkeye Interdorm
    • Catch the Hawkeye Interdorm bus to take to the Hawkeye Recreation Fields. Be sure to pull the chain when the bus turns the corner on Hawkeye Park Road to make sure the driver knows to stop at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields stop.
      • The Hawkeye Interdorm bus will pick up from outside Currier at :04 after the hour.
      • The Hawkeye Interdorm bus drops off at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields approximately :33 past the hour.
  2. On-Demand Shuttle
    • Call the Cambus On-Demand shuttle to schedule a ride. You can schedule by calling 319-335-8633 and may schedule rides up to 1-hour in advance. The On-Demand Shuttle can generally pick-up within 15 minutes.

Before 9:00 PM on weekdays:

  1. Red Route or Blue Route AND Pentacrest route.
    • Catch the 31 Red Route or 32 Blue Route outside Rienow and take to the Pentacrest. See the links for Red Route and Blue Route timing and information.
    • Get off at the Pentacrest and catch the 42 Hawkeye-Pentacrest and take to the Hawkeye Recreation Fields. Be sure to pull the chain when the bus turns the corner on Hawkeye Park Road to make sure the driver knows to stop at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields stop.
      • The 42 Hawkeye-Pentacrest bus will pick up from outside Macbride Hall at :06, :26, and :46 after the hour, or outside Schaeffer Hall at :10, :30, or :50 after the hour.
      • The 42-Pentacrest bus drops off at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields approximately :09, :29, and :49 after the hour.
  2. On-Demand Shuttle
    1. Call the Cambus On-Demand shuttle to schedule a ride. You can schedule by calling 319-335-8633 and may schedule rides up to 1-hour in advance. The On-Demand Shuttle can generally pick-up within 15 minutes.

After 9:00 PM on weekdays:

  1. On-Demand Shuttle
    • To get to or from the Hawkeye Campus after 9:00 p.m. on weekdays, you must call the Cambus On-Demand shuttle to schedule a ride. You can schedule by calling 319-335-8633 and may schedule rides up to 1-hour in advance. The On-Demand Shuttle can generally pick-up within 15 minutes.

Weekends:

  1. Hawkeye Interdorm
    • Catch the Hawkeye Interdorm bus to take to the Hawkeye Recreation Fields. Be sure to pull the chain when the bus turns the corner on Hawkeye Park Road to make sure the driver knows to stop at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields stop.
      • The Hawkeye Interdorm bus will pick up from outside Rienow at :15 after the hour.
      • The Hawkeye Interdorm bus drops off at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields approximately :33 past the hour.
  2. On-Demand Shuttle
    • Call the Cambus On-Demand shuttle to schedule a ride. You can schedule by calling 319-335-8633 and may schedule rides up to 1-hour in advance. The On-Demand Shuttle can generally pick-up within 15 minutes.

Before 9:00 PM on weekdays:

  1. Interdorm AND 42 Hawkeye-Pentacrest
    • Catch the Interdorm route to the Pentacrest. Get off at Macbride Hall.
      • The Interdorm bus picks up at Mayflower at approximately :15 and :45 after the hour.
      • The Interdorm bus drops off at Macbride Hall at approximately :05 and :35 after the hour.
    • Catch the 42 Hawkeye-Pentacrest and take to the Hawkeye Recreation Fields. Be sure to pull the chain when the bus turns the corner on Hawkeye Park Road to make sure the driver knows to stop at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields stop.
      • The 42 Hawkeye-Pentacrest bus will pick up from outside Macbride Hall at :06, :26, and :46 after the hour, or outside Schaeffer Hall at :10, :30, or :50 after the hour.
      • The 42-Pentacrest bus drops off at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields approximately :09, :29, and :49 after the hour.

After 9:00 PM on weekdays:

  1. On-Demand Shuttle
    • Call the Cambus On-Demand shuttle to schedule a ride. You can schedule by calling 319-335-8633 and may schedule rides up to 1-hour in advance. The On-Demand Shuttle can generally pick-up within 15 minutes.

Weekends:

  1. Hawkeye Interdorm
    • Catch the Hawkeye Interdorm bus to take to the Hawkeye Recreation Fields. Be sure to pull the chain when the bus turns the corner on Hawkeye Park Road to make sure the driver knows to stop at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields stop.
      • The Hawkeye Interdorm bus will pick up from outside Mayflower at :02 after the hour.
      • The Hawkeye Interdorm bus drops off at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields approximately :33 past the hour.
  2. On-Demand Shuttle
    • Call the Cambus On-Demand shuttle to schedule a ride. You can schedule by calling 319-335-8633 and may schedule rides up to 1-hour in advance. The On-Demand Shuttle can generally pick-up within 15 minutes.

Rain out information

The outdoor facilities can be closed due to inclement weather or wet conditions. Call 319-333-7032 and press '1' for the current conditions of the outdoor fields.

You can download the RainOut Line app in the Apple App Store or Google Play. You can use this app to check the status of the fields right from your smartphone!

  1. Download the app.
  2. Search "Recreational Services"
  3. Select "The University of Iowa Recreational Services" 

Contact us

Mike V

Mike Valentine

Assistant Director of Facility Operations
Field House
Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex
Hawkeye Softball Complex
Hawkeye Recreation Fields