Bad Weather Days Are a Bummer

Southwest City Dog Park Rain and Snow Days SWCDP member FOBs are de-activated during closed periods and re-activated during open periods Many years ago, SWCDP launched our inclement weather dog park closing policy – however we did not use it with any frequency or consistency. Admittedly, we were a bit timid with our closing decisions. …

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Nov 24

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

SWCDP Fall Sunday, September 20 Fall Closing

SWCDP Fall Closing Sunday, September 20 Fall Turf Renovation is here. SWCDP will close at 10:00pm, Sunday, September 20. Member FOBs will be de-activated until our re-opening date. Still on track for a projected 4 week closing at best and 5 weeks if we have unexpected issues to resolve (as in terrible weather!) Watch for …

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Sep 19

Turf Renovation TUESDAY Meeting and Closing Reminders

A reminder about SWCDP Turf Management Program tomorrow at 6:30pm. We hope you can join us in Alternate Dog Park. This presentation and Q&A will be helpful for anyone who Wants to learn more about dog park turf and calendar plans Wants to learn more about TruGreen, SWCDP chosen contractor Wants to pick up general …

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Sep 14

New Signage and Tuesday Volunteers & Closing Reminders

You may have noticed some new signage throughout the dog park – we think it worth mentioning a few things about each. But first, a final reminder about Tuesday. Tuesday Maintenance Extended Close Period Tuesday, 9/8/20, we have additional turf work being done and will close dog park from 8:00am on Tuesday – Re-open at …

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Sep 7

Turf News and Calendar Changes

SWCDP never stops looking for improvement opportunities. Here is first of three emails on their way to you – please read on . . . Successful Tree Removal Stump Grinding Next St Louis City Forestry successfully removed the large cottonwood tree in the Main Playground – Phase 1. We watched as they worked – the …

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Sep 3

2020-2021 Opening Delayed

We communicated with the St Louis City Parks Commissioner a few days ago to inquire about the Willmore Park (and City dog parks) re-opening plans. A Willmore Park re-opening date had not yet been determined and she is looking into what facts and guidelines will be applied to City dog parks. We don’t yet know …

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Jun 7

2020-2021 Opening Delayed

Still no updates We are reaching out because we need a few helpers . . . VOLUNTEER GARDENING Saturday, June 6 – 9:30 to Noon Currently we need at least 6-8 people to help with our multiple garden areas – they are wild and crazy – and desperately need to be weeded and cleaned up …

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May 28

End of Year Closing

More Dog Park Updates and Reminders . . . End of Season – Sunday SWCDP 2019-2020 Season will end on March 22 Dog Park will close at 10:00pm on Sunday Tentative SWCDP 2020-2021 Season Opening is June 1 Lost & Found This is your last chance to retrieve personal items lost at the dog park. …

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Mar 20

End of Year Closing

Please watch your email closely – you will be receiving one or two emails with lots of details about our new turf management program and other changes and facts that will impact the upcoming seasons. Dog Park Closing But for now, out of an abundance of caution, we are closing Southwest City Dog Park at …

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Mar 18
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