About SWCDP

Southwest City Dog Park (SWCDP), in Willmore Park, is one of the oldest and definitely the largest dog park in the City of St Louis and is considered the flagship dog park within the St Louis City Parks system. Funded and managed by member volunteers, SWCDP offers a ten month season and 1.1 acres of fenced in fun.

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SWCDP has a fantastic dog community, great members – both 2 and 4 Legged – lots to do for those who like to be active and plenty of opportunities to socialize and make new friends, too. We usually offer several special events throughout the season. You can find these in our newsletter!

Upcoming Event

Fall Re-Opening – November 5, 2020

Short of a major crisis or deluge of rain – this new date will be firm November 5, 2020 – regular hours – 6:00am to 10:00pm This dog park update is a direct message from SWCDP President – ultimate turf decisions were made by Judi – any questions or feedback should be sent directly to …

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Oct 25

Turf Update

We are making progress . . . Thanks to all of our members who are waiting patiently for the SWCDP Fall re-opening.  We are getting close – and should have a definite date announcement very soon. We are tentatively looking at October 28. Although SWCDP has been closed for play purposes – some of us …

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Oct 15
CURRENT MEMBERS need to retain their fobs for the upcoming season

The park by the numbers

Proud to be one of the first dog parks in St. Louis City!

Southwest City Dog Park has lots of amenities to offer our members:

1.1 Acres
1 Agility areas
2 Fenced distinct play areas
3 Water Stations
3 Annual Events
800 Active households

Photo Galleries

Plenty of photos tell our story plus lots of info about what we do and what it is like to be part of our canine community. Check them out!

General Photos
Kick Off
Puppy Pool Parties
Education Training Sports
Halloween Celebrations
Other Events
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“Why do we need to leave so soon (even after being there 2 hours!) and when can we go back?”
- Stella