Athletic Fields

The Kannapolis Parks & Recreation Department maintains and rents many different athletic fields.

Bakers Creek Park

1275 West A Street
Bakers Creek Park is 40 acres designed as an active community park. This 40-acre park is open daily, though hours vary from season to season.

Athletic Facilities Include:
Lighted 280’ softball field




The football field at KMS is available for use by community groups

Kannapolis Middle School Athletic Fields

1445 Oakwood Avenue
These facilities are jointly used by Kannapolis City Schools and Kannapolis Parks and Recreation. The fields are available for use through the Parks and Recreation Department.

Atheltic Facilities Include:
Lighted 225’ softball field
Lighted 305’ baseball field with pitching mound
Full-size, lighted soccer/football field
Paved Track: This regulation eight-lane, 400m track loops around the football field and is open for walking, running and training.
Restrooms & Concessions: Restrooms and concessions are open only during park and recreation events.

Fields at Safrit Park can be reserved for games or practices

Walter M. Safrit Park

1314 Bethpage Road
Safrit Park is a 17-acre athletic facility that includes the following amenities. The park is open daily, though hours vary from season to season.

Atheltic Facilities Include:
Two lighted 300’ softball fields
Full-size, lighted soccer field




Reservations and Fees

For season-long or recurring reservations, please click here to download the athletic field reservation form.  For one-time usage, please call the office at 704-920-4343.
Click here to learn more about athletic field fees and field specifics.

There are three ways you can pay for your reservation:

  • You can send your payment in by mail once you receive your contract
  • You can pay for your reservation over the phone (704-920-4343) with a debit or credit card (we accept Visa and MasterCard)
  • You can bring your payment to our administrative office at Village Park, located at 700 West C Street
    Please make checks payable to “City of Kannapolis”. Our mailing address is:
    Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department
    700 West C Street
    Kannapolis, NC 28081