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Caruth Park

Caruth Park Baseball Field
The Caruth Park Baseball Field is programmed primarily by the Park Cities YMCA during the spring and fall months. The field is currently not rented to individuals or teams for practice, and it’s used on a first-come basis. For programming questions, or to sign your child up for youth sports, please contact the Park Cities YMCA.

Caruth Park Soccer Field
The soccer field is programmed primarily by the Park Cities YMCA during the spring and fall months. The field is currently not rented to individuals or teams for practice, and it’s used on a first-come basis. For youth programming questions, or to sign your child up for youth sports, please contact the Park Cities YMCA.

Caruth Park Playground
For your Child’s safety, the playground at Caruth Park is designed with two separate units based on recommended age usage by the Consumer Product Safety Council. The age groups covered are 2-to 5-year olds and 5-to 12-year olds.

Caruth Park Picnic Area
The picnic area may be reserved for use by residents. The picnic area has six (6) picnic tables and one (1) small grill. For reservations, please call 214-987-5488.

Caruth Park Fishing Lake is open year-round to young anglers.

Regulations:

  • Individuals over the age of 16 must have a valid state fishing license.
  • No Boats or flotation devices are allowed in the lake.
  • No wading or swimming in the lake.
  • Young children should be supervised at all times.

Caruth Park Tennis Courts
All courts have fiberglass practice backboards and are lighted for evening play. A push-button switch located on the fence can turn on the tennis lights. A main timer allows the switch to activate from dusk to 10:00 p.m. only. Once the switch is pushed, allow 5-10 minutes for the bulbs to heat up and light the court. To report lighting problems or net repairs, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 214-987-5488.

Reservations:
Tennis courts are available for University Park residents only. A tennis permit is required to make a reservation. Reservations for the tennis courts can be made up to (2) days in advance. For reservations, please log in to the City's online reservation system.

Tennis Permit Renewals
You may renew your tennis permit online or by contacting the Parks and Recreation Department at 214-987-5488.
To renew online, please Click here . 

New Permits
If you are purchasing a tennis permit for the first time, you must do this in person at the Peek Service Center, 4420 Worcola St, Dallas 75206.

Please bring with you:

  • A valid Texas Driver License or a current utility bill to verify your address.
  • Payment is in the form of cash, check, or credit card according to the fees below.

Fee Schedule
Individual Permit - $20 per year
Senior Permit - $10 per year
Youth Permit - $10 per year 


For additional questions regarding reservations or permits, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 214-987-5488.

Caruth Park Trail System
The trail system meanders throughout the entire park site. The trail system is open to the public for walking and jogging from 6 a.m. until 11 p.m.