Turf Management Program

Have you seen the joke circulating – the dog says to his human, “now you know why I eat the furniture!” We are all going stir crazy and our 4-Leggeds are asking “Where is my dog park?” Coming soon, we hope. SWCDP Season Opening: Tentative target date remains June 1 – but – we will …

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May 4

Turf Management Program

We are excited to bring some positive news to our members – and hope you like it, too. SWCDP has talked about “change” for years. How much of the playground talk every year is about our turf and what to do about it, right? Well, time for talk is over; time for change is now. …

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Apr 16

WLOV Brainstorming

Related to Permanent Maze Miss the maze? Tire Tunnel obstacle over ramp Dog Run underneath Anything durable – high enough for dogs to climb and get down safely Hideaway/cave underneath Put hay bales on platform (maybe already covered – great idea) Maze – anything that easy to clean Use plastic for material so doesn’t rot …

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Apr 6

5 Year Plan

Five Year Plan / Wish List SWCDP Improvement Plan Website Upgrade, Launch Spring 2020   (started 2019-2020 season; completed 2020-21 season) Template upgrade and major back-end improvements and repair, focus primarily on membership registration process, database management, access control records; more user-friendly and smart phone appropriate. Turf Management, Year-Round Program (begins 2020-21 season, ongoing) Major changes …

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Apr 6

Updates

Southwest City Dog Park is moving forward with all renovation, upgrades, and planning for future projects as we were before the Covid-19 outbreak. We reserve the right to make dog park decisions based on how, if at all, the coronavirus pandemic affects our projects and the well-being of our members. This could mean delays in …

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Apr 6

Safety – Updates

SAFETY and Covid-19 Error on the Side of Caution Many area dog parks are closed. Some indefinitely, some until mid-late April, some open but requesting no more than 10 on site at a time with social distancing. SWCDP currently plans to re-open June 1 but we will make a final re-opening decision when we assess …

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Mar 29

Emergency Closing – Halloween

URGENT NOTICE Dog Park, both Main and Alternate, will be closed for 24 hours. We will close at 8:00am on Tuesday, October 22. We will re-open at 8:00am on Wednesday, October 23. SWCDP will begin a new turf care program on Tuesday.  The first phase is to begin improving our soil for future turf development. …

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Oct 22

DP Opening June 1 – 6am

The grounds look better than ever – you will love our green, thick turf.  * Judi and Joan will be at the dog park from 7:00am until Noon on Saturday just in case we encounter any issues regarding the gate or fobs.  But…there is so much to do. In seasons past, we had most of …

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May 29