Home of UIC softball, the lighted softball field, which offers a breathtaking view of the Chicago skyline, features a working press box, an inning-by-inning scoreboard, seating for 500 spectators, a concession stand and heated restrooms.
Flames Field was the home of the 1999, 2001 and 2004 Horizon League Softball Championship Tournaments, as well as the 1999 NCAA Region VIII Championship, the first-ever NCAA Regional played in the Windy City. UIC hosted and won 2017 and 2018 Horizon league championships, also.
The field has also played host to the Chicago Public League high school softball tournament.
Flames Field is part of a $9 million complex which also includes the Les Miller Field at Curtis Granderson Stadium, the Flames soccer field and tennis courts for the men’s and women’s tennis teams.