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Lincoln Memorial Grounds Mixed Use Fields

National Mall And Memorial Parks



The Lincoln Memorial Grounds Mixed Use Fields offer 5 athletic fields in the heart of the National Mall. The fields are surrounded by various monuments and memorials and can be used for casual and competitive sports, with the exception of full contact rugby. Facilities such as restrooms are available, however equipment is not provided.


The Lincoln Memorial Grounds Mixed Use Fields, also known as the JFK Hockey Fields, are five mixed use fields located directly south of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. 

Reservations are available for one-hour time slots, from 7:00 AM to 8:30 PM during the designated athletic season. 


The Lincoln Memorial Grounds Mixed Use Fields offer athletic opportunities for small-group and team-play on both a casual use and competitive use basis.  

Important note - full-contact rugby may only be played on the Raoul Wallenberg Mixed Use Field and the Hains Point Mixed Use Field. The West Potomac Park Mixed Use Fields and the Lincoln Memorial Grounds Mixed Use Fields (JFK Hockey Fields) cannot currently acommodate rugby without unacceptable levels of turf damage. Touch-style rugby played without scrums, rucks, or mauls, may be played on any mixed use field.


The five mixed use fields span a vast green space stretching from the Korean War Veterans Memorial to the World War II Memorial. Restrooms are located near the World War II Memorial and the DC War Memorial. Cones, nets, or other equipment are not provided. 

Natural Features

Surrounded by the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, the DC War Memorial, and the World War II Memorial, these mixed use fields are centrally located along the National Mall.  

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions include the Lincoln Memorial and reflecting pool, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the World War II Memorial, and DC War Memorial, as well as other monuments, memorials, and scenery located along the National Mall. 

Charges & Cancellations

Cancellations made more than fourteen (14) days in advance will incur a $10 cancellation fee. Reservations that are cancelled less than 14 days before the arrival date will forfeit the total day-use fee.

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