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!



Are you ready to pawty? Wanna win a Jeep? Our favorite time of year is here – take a look at what we have in store for you, below are final details – hope you will join the festivities . . . Saturday will be dry and sunny; don’t miss out on the fun because …

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Oct 30

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


We are less than 3 weeks away from our largest social event of the year – SWCDP Fall Celebration and Halloween Contest, “Spooky and Silly – Anything Goes”.  We hope you have your calendar marked for Saturday, November 2. You will see promotional signage and increasing level of event development at the dog park starting …

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Oct 14

Halloween – Giardia Alert

This week – HOUSEKEEPING before fun stuff – but we hope you will read the event updates towards the end of this communiqué, too. Giardia Alert We have a report that one of our 4-Legged members is being treated for Giardia. Being responsible members, the humans will keep the dog away from the dog park …

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Oct 2

Agility Demo – Pool Party

A quickie but important Blog this week – a few follow ups from recent events – and – it is time to start the planning of our Fall Celebration and Halloween event, too. Agility Demo Great turn out. 2-Leggeds & 4-Leggeds had an exciting time – humans picked up helpful tips while their pooches enjoyed …

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Sep 26

Agility – Pool Party

Agility Demo Only a couple more days left to register for this free event – so if interested – you really need to reserve your slot NOW. It is First Come, First Serve with limited twenty minute time slots – check it out . . . https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SeptAGILITY Agility Demo Dates Saturday, September 21 – 10:00am …

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Sep 16


AGILITY DEMO Back by popular demand – we are offering another free Agility Demo and are now taking registrations for the upcoming event. It is First Come, First Serve with limited twenty minute time slots – so, if you are interested, please go to the link to reserve your spot. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SeptAGILITY Agility Demo Dates Saturday, …

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Sep 10

Puppy Pool Party

LET’S PARTY Puppy Pool Party – Saturday, Sept 7 – 9am to 2pm Make new friends, reacquaint with old friends, meet new members – and perhaps find more play partners for your pooch. Event offers something for everyone – so even dogs that do not care about the pools will have a blast. Remember, it …

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Sep 2

Show Me St Louis – Coming

Watch for it . . . Recently, we had a photographer on our Main playground taking photos for an upcoming Show Me St Louis piece on the amenities at St Louis City Parks. Greg Hayes, Director of the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry, highly recommended they check out Southwest City Dog Park, saying it …

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Aug 20

Maintenance – Incidents

Dog Park Maintenance Updates Gates Signs for Tiny Paws Big Play Schedule – Volunteer to Install Tuesday 8/6 Broken Sprinkler – Hydro Dynamics to repair Thursday 8/8 Dirt Bin Refill – On our volunteer schedule for this week, day to be determined And we just keep growing . . . awesome! Stats as of 8/2/19: …

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Aug 5
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