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:


2960 Hawkeye Park Road, Iowa City, IA 52242


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 Valentine headshot

Mike Valentine

Assistant Director of Facility Operations
Field House