The City has three dog parks consisting of a fenced area where dogs can run free from their leashes:
NEW! Bayville Farms Park
Located at 4132 First Court Road, this is the City's first dog park to offer separate fenced areas for small and large dogs.
Red Wing Park
Located at 1398 General Booth Blvd., this dog park features a one-acre fenced area for both small and large dogs to play together.
Located at 5709 Providence Road, this dog park features a one-acre fenced area for both small and large dogs to play together.
Register Your Dog!
Visit any of the three parks above to register your dog. You'll pay an annual registration fee of $15 (for the first dog, $10 for each additional dog)
, and will need to provide proof of city license and rabies certificate as proof of vaccination. Registration fees must be paid by cash or check. You'll receive a dog park pass for each registered dog which allows entrance to any of the three dog parks. Please note:
- A locality license is not required for out-of-town visitors.
- Children are required to be at least 8 years of age to enter the park.
General Dog Park Guidelines
When dog owners follow the guidelines, everyone’s enjoyment of the dog parks is enhanced. Therefore, we need to work together to preserve space for both our dogs and our citizens.
- Dog owners will be liable for the full value of any park property damaged or destroyed by their dogs.
- Please be a responsible dog owner and support our dog park guidelines.
- Dog owners are required to license their dogs and have documented expiration date of dog's rabies vaccination (rabies certificate) with them upon registration. We strongly recommend that dogs receive the Parvo vaccination. Out-of-town visitors are asked to show rabies tag when registering with the park office; a locality license is not required.
- Park staff will monitor and spot check usage, licenses, and compliance with dog park guidelines. Animal Control will ensure compliance with city ordinances.
- Scoop the poop and keep the area clean.
- License and immunize your dogs. A collar with proper identification should be worn by your dogs at all times.
- Keep an eye on your dog(s).
- Avoid dog fights. If a fight breaks out, pull the dogs apart from the back.
- Honor the limit of four dogs per person.
- Barking or uncontrollable dogs must be removed.
- Remove your dogs immediately at the first sign of aggressive behavior toward people or other dogs.
- Immediately report any incidents/accidents to on-site park staff.
- Don't bring puppies under four months into the park.
- Don't bring female dogs in heat into the park.
- Don't let your dogs dig holes in the park. If your dog does dig, fill the holes immediately.
- Don't leave your dogs unattended in the park.
- Don't bring children under 8 years old into the park.
- Don't feed your dogs in the park.
- Don't remove the leash until you have entered the dog park.
The Dog Parks operate under the following ordinances: