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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Puppy Paddle & Doggy Dip at Aquatic Center on Sunday, August 14

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Registration form can be picked up at the Aquatic Center or City Hall and includes the full list of Rules & Regulations. 

  • Each dog must be accompanied by one handler who is at least 16 years of age.
  • One handler per dog is allowed in the water (at their own risk) ONLY to assist dog with exit / entry.
  • Humans may enter the water only to their knees. Heads must stay above water at all times.
  • For your safety, humans under the age of 12 are not permitted at this event.
  • All patrons entering the facility will need to sign a release waiver.
  • Handlers must show current rabies and distemper vaccination records for each dog upon entry.
  • Rabies tags will NOT suffice. Each dog must have vet records with them at their time of entry. 
  • Dogs must be at least 16 weeks (4 months) of age and in good health to participate in this event. Female dogs in heat are not allowed.
  • Dogs must enter and exit the aquatic facility on a leash and wear a collar for the duration of the swim.
  • Spike and electric collars are not allowed.
  • Handlers are responsible for keeping their dogs in the Aquatic Center.
  • Handlers are responsible for immediately cleaning up after their dog.
  • Bags and trash cans will be available
  • Dogs and humans are not allowed on slides, diving boards, chairs or any other play structures.
  • SOFT dog toys are allowed
  • Event organizers and management have the right to remove any dog & owner without refund.
  • Lifeguards will be on duty to assist humans only, NOT to rescue dogs. If a dog begins to drown, their human is responsible for saving them.
  • No food consumption by humans or dogs is allowed. Water will be provided for dogs.
  • Special restrictions:
  • Disclaimer: There will be appropriate levels of pool chemicals (chlorine, acid, etc.) in the water.
  • Circulation pumps will remain on and active during the swim to filter the water
  • Other rules subject to management discretion.

Registration Form
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