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Lakeside Athletic Field

These playing fields are home to the varsity soccer and lacrosse teams. Sport clubs and intramural teams also enjoy use of these fields which have outdoor lighting to allow for extended playing time during the shorter daylight hours of the winter season.

Lakeside FieldsFeatures

  • $3.5 million facility built in 1997
  • 8 acres of grass playing fields
  • 3 softball fields (spring)
  • 2 soccer fields
  • lacrosse and rugby field
  • permanent seating for 300
  • scoreboard and lighting


These directions lead to Sheridan Road, the main street through Northwestern's Evanston campus. Once you are on campus, go north on Sheridan Road to Lincoln Street, make a right on Lincoln. Lincoln bends to the right when it meets Lake Michigan (to become Campus Drive), pass the Sports Pavilion and make a left at the stop sign. Lakeside Athletic Field will be on your right.


Lakeside Athletic Field
2400 Campus Drive

For reservations please call: Campus Reservations 847-491-2330