Arnaiz Stadium, Stockton, CA

We have played many regular games at Arnaiz Stadium where every first game of the day starts with a National Anthem and an announcement of their world-famous Root Beer Float ūüėČ

It is located at 3293 E Morada Ln, Stockton, CA 95212

Arnaiz Stadium, Stockton, CA

They have a $5 or $7 entry fee to get in the park for Adults.  Players and coaches are free.  They have a decent snack shack and real restrooms (not just porta pottys) which is good.  Here is a look of the snack shack and a pic of their menu.  Nothing fancy, just regular ball park food.  There are a couple of places (subway, Starbucks etc) near by that you can go to get something a little better.  May be they will add more items to their menu for Nationals.

Snack shack-Arnaiz Stadium
Snack shack-Arnaiz Stadium

Their menu is here below…just in case you want to know ahead of time.

Snack shack Menu
Snack shack Menu

Here are the park rules posted on their site.

Park Rules

Most importantly…please lock your valuables or better yet, do not leave anything of value in your car. ¬†Almost every time we have played here someones car has been broken into. ¬†Remember this is Stockton, not fairy land. ¬†They used to have a big sign right at the front gate that I took a pic of several years ago. ¬†They have since removed this sign, but the message still stands. ¬†You can’t call 911 if your car gets broken into since the city is bankrupt (may be they are out of bankruptcy now) and does not respond to car break-ins. ¬†They have to allocate their resources to more important emergencies.

Stockton-not fairyland
Stockton-not fairyland

Also if your team goes across the road to practice at the Glacier Point park, be wary since occasionally there are some shady characters (basically thugs or gangs) driving around in motorcycles playing really loud music.  Very intimidating the last time it happened when our team was practicing here in between games.  Does not make you feel safe.

But it is something out of control of Aranaiz Stadium folks who do their best to promote sports.  So go support them when you are playing there.  Sports is a great way to turn around kids who might otherwise get in trouble living in a wrong environment.  Sports teaches life lessons in a controlled setting and how to deal with success and failure.

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