Optimist Soccer *Buchanan *Cassopolis *Niles/Brandywine

Field Locations

Updated Thursday March 21, 2013 by Southwest Michigan Optimist Soccer.





Niles Fields



From Buchanan take US-12 East, go straight onto M-60 East, turn Left at Barron Lake Rd.

From Cassopolis take M-60 West, turn Right at Barron Lake Rd.  

Once you’re northbound on Barron Lake Rd. from M-60…

3rd/4th graders at Howard Township Offices, half mile down on right, field behind building.

All other grades play at Howard-Ellis Fields, quarter mile down take a right on Mannix St.



N-3      (Behind) Howard Township Offices  (Lucas Park)  (3rd/4th Grade Games)

            1345 Barron Lake Rd, Niles MI 49120


N-1      Howard Ellis Tiny (behind Ellis) (Kindergarten Games)

            2788 Mannix St, Niles, MI 49120


N-2      Howard Ellis Small (1st/2nd Grade Games)

            2788 Mannix St, Niles, MI 49120


N-5      Howard Ellis Large (5th - 8th Grade Games)

            2788 Mannix St, Niles, MI 49120




Buchanan Fields


B-2 Buchanan Middle School East Field

B-3 Buchanan Middle School South Field

Take Red Bud Trail to Fourth Street, go west on Fourth Street one mile, the school will be on your right. The bus lane to the back of the school leads to the parking lot and all soccer fields.



B-4 - McCoy Creek Park:

Take Red Bud Trail south from Front Street (turn left if coming in on Niles-Buchanan Road) and turn right on Smith Street. Located next to High School’s Memorial Field, off Smith Street.


B-5 - Ottawa School:

West on Front Street through downtown to Ottawa Street, right (North) on Ottawa to Ottawa School.


Cassopolis Fields


C-1 – Sam Adams Elementary (All Cass Fields)

Take M-60 to Cassopolis. Turn right to stay on M-60 at the stoplight at State Street in Downtown Cassopolis.  Sam Adams is 5 blocks down State Street on the right.