Whether you are looking for a baseball field to play a game with friends and family or are trying to locate a little league to sign up your child, these five places offer some of the best baseball fields and little leagues in South Florida. Many are also public parks, so the park itself and parking are free, but be sure to check the park to see if there are any field fees to play baseball. There are also often costs associated with signing a child up for little league. This spring, be sure to check out these various baseball fields throughout South Florida.

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Tropical Park

7900 S.W. 40th St.
Miami, FL 33155
(305) 226-8315
www.miamidade.gov

The hours of operation for this park are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the park itself is free and open to the public. This park is run through the Miami-Dade county government, offering top notch baseball fields for anyone looking to play a game or two. While you are there, be sure to check out the equestrian center, dog park, nature trails, four separate lakes that offer fishing and boating and the boxing center.

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Sunview Park

1500 S.W. 42nd Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317
(954) 357-6520
www.broward.org

Sunrise Park has not just one baseball field but five, making it likely there will always be a free field to pick up a game. There is a $25 per hour charge for baseball fields without lights running, and at night, when lights are needed, the cost goes up to $40 per hour. Southside Little League is also associated with this park, as is Broadview Park Little League. There is also an abundance of picnic tables if your group is looking to have a picnic lunch or dinner after the game.

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Clayton Sterling Complex

900 Kennedy Drive
Key West, FL 33040
(305) 809-3769
www.cityofkeywest-fl.gov

Clayton Sterling Complex is located on the north side of Key West with easy access to Highway 1. The complex boasts four baseball fields, offering numerous leagues for youth from ages 8 to 16. Hours of operation for this park are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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Highland Oaks Park

20300 N.E. 24th Ave.
Miami, FL 33180
(305) 932-2164
www.miamidade.gov

This park offers baseball fields and is run and operated through the Miami-Dade county government, making it a public park. Highland Oaks also offers several youth baseball leagues for those looking to get their little ones into baseball, including the North Miami Beach Little League. The park is open from sunrise to sunset. Other offerings at the park include a lighted soccer field, sand volleyball court, technology center, bike trails, softball field and playground.

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Holiday Park

1000 E. Sunrise Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
(954) 828-5385
www.fortlauderdale.gov

This park offers one baseball field, but it is a very clean and highly recommended park in the South Florida area. The playing surface of the field at Holiday Park is grass with a grass infield. The park is open from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m., which also makes it one of the parks with the longest hours. Along with the baseball field, Holiday Park also offers an activity center, basketball courts, a picnic area and pavilion, roller hockey rinks and many other amenities.

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Suzy Fielders is a working mom of a spirited 9 year old daughter. She has an MA in Communication Studies and BA in Psychology and Communications. She works in marketing/public relations, is a freelance writer and is very involved in the Winston-Salem community and arts & films scene.

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