SWCDP blog replaces our Newsletters and Quickie News releases, effective 2020

Packed with dog-centric info in general and info about our dog park and its members specifically. Our blog is available for members and the general public. Watch for activity and event updates, improvement announcements, feature articles on dog related topics, focus on special dog member stories, and much more. Our blog is a good indicator of what SWCDP membership is all about. Dogs. Community. Friendship.

Keep up with SWCDP news – we are always doing something!


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

Winterizing Dog Park

Are you ready for winter? It is coming . . . SWCDP is in the process of winterizing our dog park. Please read on so that you will understand how the changes will affect your dog park visits and how you can help. WATER Effective November 10 – irrigation system and Water Stations 2, 3, …

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Nov 12

We Are Open – Let’s Go To Dog Park

Can you hear the rumble? The ground and trees shaking? The clickety clack of paws and feet? That would be SWCDP members rushing to their dog park. We are all so excited to be back. And as an extra “good thing” – Mother Nature topped off our Re-Opening days with wonderful warm and sunny weather. …

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Nov 4

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

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

Amenities for SW City Dog Park Members

Today we introduce new and re-launched SWCDP member amenities. Just for you! But first, how about some updated stats? Membership Statistics Stats Thru 07/31/20 Households City – 351 Non-City – 70 Total: 421 households *303 Returning households; 118 new households Dogs Dogs – 550 Given the delay for season opening and the Covid-19 issues – …

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Aug 3
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