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The Thomas Brooks Softball/Baseball Complex has four 300-foot fields. The fields are labeled 5, 6, 7 and 8. Fields 5 and 6 can be converted to baseball field with up to 80' bases. Fields 7 and 8 can be converted to baseball field with up to 90' bases.
The complex is home to the Town of Cary’s spring and fall adult softball program and North Carolina Central University Lady Eagles Softball.
Thomas Brooks, along with Middle Creek Softball/Baseball Complex, is home to the majority of the Wake County Middle School Club Baseball season in the spring.
Thomas Brooks also hosts a variety of rentals and college softball events, as well as weekend youth and adult tournaments from March-November each year.
Tournament weekend rentals begin yearly on the first weekend in March and continue until mid-November. Scheduling is completed in November and December prior to the calendar year.
A rental request form is required.
General Field Rental
Field - $50/hr per field
Lights - $20/hr per field
Youth Tournaments and Showcases
Minimum of nine teams needed to host a youth tournament.
- 9-13 Teams: Team fee of $180 per team -- rates range from $1,620 - $2,340
- 14-18 Teams: Team fee of $160 per team -- rates range from $2,240 - $2,880
- 19-22 Teams: Team fee of $140 per team -- rates range from $2,660 - $3,080
- 23+ Teams: Flat rate of $3,000
These rates are based on a two-day tournament (1/2 team rate applies for a single day). For 2 ½-3 day events, staff will customize a rate structure. If the number of teams you have over the weekend varies by day, the day with more teams will determine the rate.
Minimum of five teams needed to host adult tournament.
- 5-19 Teams: rental rate is $1,500
- 20-23 Teams: rental rate is $1,700
- 24+ Teams: rental rate is $1,900
These rates are based on a two-day tournament (1/2 rate applies for a single day). For 2 ½-3 day events, staff will customize a rate structure. If the number of teams you have over the weekend varies by day, the day with more teams will determine the rate.