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

COVID-19 Guidelines

Everyone is expected to follow all guidelines every time they visit our dog park The SWCDP Covid-19 Safety Plan was developed using the parameters that it be realistic to the realities of life on the dog park playgrounds and be on a level playing field with other Metro area dog park guidelines. We communicated with …

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Jun 30

July 3rd Reopening

Willmore Park is now open. Southwest City Dog Park 2020-2021 season opens JULY 3. Regular hours: 6:00am to 10:00pm. We promised July 1. We were ready July 1. We were excited about July 1. Mother Nature strongly disagreed – and always – she has the last word. Due to extraordinary amount of rain – the …

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Jun 30
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