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Mills Pond Parkfield2009
2201 NW 9th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

Telephone: 954-828-8943
Rain-out Line: 954-828-5977 or 954-828-0530

Office Hours: M-F 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Park Hours: 
6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
(Weather permitting and when games are scheduled.)

Park Size (Acres): 152.5

Map and Directions

Get a map to Mills Pond Park.

Adult Slow Pitch Softball Recreation Parks

Park Facilities and Amenities

  • Concession (Softball Complex)
  • Fishing
  • Grills 
  • Lighted Athletic Fields (Baseball, Softball, Football, Multipurpose)
  • Open Play Area
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Radio-Controlled Cars
  • Recreation Center (with kitchen and chairs)
  • Restrooms
  • Water Skiing

ADA Accessibility Information

For a complete list of accessibility information, visit our ADA Accessibility Information page.

Field Permitting Information

Mills Pond Park is home to the City of Fort Lauderdale's Field Permit Office. The City of Fort Lauderdale requires a permit for use of the Bermuda grass athletic fields.  If you are interested in renting out field space, please submit the Field Request Form pdf  at least four weeks before your event. Please send your completed form to millspondathletics@fortlauderdale.gov.

 

Pickup games are allowed on a variety of fields and open areas throughout the City during posted park hours without any permit requirement. For more information, contact the Field Permit Office at (954) 828-8943, email millspondathletics@fortlauderdale.gov, or download the map.

Mailing List

If you would like to receive information on our adult athletic leagues or join our mailing list, please send your name and contact information to millspondathletics@fortlauderdale.gov.

Pets

Only service dogs are permitted in the park. Service dogs must be under control at all times.


Programming and Events

Please visit our Recreation page for a complete listing.

 

Thursday Night Softball

Adult Softball Leagues (18+)

Mills Pond Park offers a dynamic venue with different levels of softball competition: D1 & D2 are competitive, D3 & D4 are recreational. The league offers a 10-game regular season, season champion team plaque, season runners-up team plaque, playoff for a playoff champion team plaque and 12 awards for season and playoff champions.

  • The 2020 Fall Softball Season will begin the week of August 24th! Be sure to review the Mills Pond Park Return To Play Guidelines before registration.  
  • Online registration/payment can be made at the following link: www.fortlauderdale.gov/webreg. League registration is open through August 19th.

  • Free Agent Tryouts will be held on Tuesday, August 18th at the softball complex. Complete the Free Agent Form, to receive further details on this event.


Mail Check Payments to: 
ATTN: Mills Pond Softball
Holiday Park Social Center
1150 G. Harold Martin Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Slow Pitch Softball Team Registration Form pdf
Softball Rules Book pdf
Official Roster Formpdf


You can check the latest game schedules, scores, team standings, and news online. All requests must be made at least one week in advance. Rainout Line: (954) 828-5977 - Option #1 or download our new Rainout Line app for the most up-to-date game information.

 

  Softball Leagues Season Schedules & Standings

If you are feeling sick or showing symptoms of COVID-19, we ask that you please stay home. We are also asking that all players review the Mills Pond Park Return To Play Guidelines and the steps we are taking to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Softball Playoff Schedules

  • Thursday Night Playoffs
  • Friday Night Playoffs
  • Sunday Night Playoffs

Senior Softball

Senior Softball

Relive your youth! Come out to Mills Pond to join fellow softball enthusiasts who enjoy the game. Play among new friends and old and hit it off with your fellow teammates too. All levels of play welcome but only players 50 years old and older can join in and experience the benefits of senior softball.

When: Monday & Wednesday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Who: Men, 50 years and older 
Info: (954) 828-8946 
 

Adult Athletic League Code of Conduct

Download the Adult Athletic League Code of Conduct. pdf

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Adult Kickball League (18+)

Mills Pond Park introduces Coed Kickball!

     Who:     Teams can be coed with seven men and three women.

     When:   Games will take place on Friday nights.

     Where:  Games will be played on clay softball fields.

Registration for the league is currently open. Contact Nigel Dooling at (954) 828-8943 for more information or click HERE.

 

Adult Flag Football LeaguesFlag Football

Thought you couldn’t play football anymore? Well think again! Get your squad together for Mills Pond Park’s 7-on-7 flag football leagues. This season we are offering: Men’s Division 2 (JOES) on Monday nights and Men’s Division 1 (PROS) on Tuesday nights. Season includes: 8-game regular season, playoffs for the top four teams in each division, season and playoff champions team plaque, individual awards, and playoff runners-up team plaque. Adult flag football leagues are offered year-round except for the months of March, April, and May when our fields are closed for yearly maintenance. For more information or to be added to the following season's team list, contact league coordinator Cristal Randolph at (954) 828-8946 or crandolph@fortlauderdale.gov.

  • The 2020 Winter/Spring Flag Football Season has been postponed until further notice.

You can check the latest game schedules, scores, team standings, and news online.

Rainout Line:(954) 828-5977 or (954) 828-0530 - Option #2 

R-C Speedway

Come join the fun at our on and off-road tracks. ROAR RC Tracksanctioned. For   additional information, contact Alfredo Morales or call (954) 203-2598.

  • Practice on Wednesday nights starting at 5 p.m. $5 for everyone
  •  Saturday night starting at 7 p.m. $10/member, $15/non-member

 

Water Skiing

Waterskiing in Fort Lauderdale at Mills Pond Park has never been more convenient. The Gold Coast Ski Club has actively operated and maintained its stewardship with the City of Fort Lauderdale since 1984. The lake is approximately one-half mile long, spring fed and contains 100-percent fresh water! The club regularly hosts special water sporting events with the City of Fort Lauderdale. Join the club and meet people who have a passion for the sport! As a member you will have access to the private boat ramp, fresh water lake, and at the same time enjoy all the amenities that Mills Pond Park has to offer. (Note: Memberships are yearly and you must be a USA Water Ski member to join.) Boat requirements are listed on the club website, but you don't have to own a boat to join! For more information, please visit our website: www.goldcoastskiclub.org.

SkiClub Waterskiing


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