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!

 

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

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

Safety – Closing – GMM

Safety Alert   *************************** One of SWCDP 4-Legged members is currently under Vet care for dry cough and drippy eyes/nose. The member household will not return to the dog park until Vet says it’s ok to resume social activities; is currently taking antibiotics, no other symptoms have developed and full recovery expected. *************************** We ask …

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Mar 10

WLOV

It’s time for SWCDP annual volunteer thank you event. WLOV2020. TO VOLUNTEERS We do not send individual invitations – you know who you are Please respond to this general invite – an honor system reservation process   If you have volunteered on group projects or solo tasks or donated goods and services (large or small) …

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Feb 7
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