Dog Days of Summer Dog Swim Event

posted in Leisure Services on August 8, 2019

Dog Days of Summer Dog Swim Event

The date of the annual "Dog Days of Summer" special event will be Sunday, August 18 from 5:30-7:30pm The fee is $5 per dog with up to 3 humans. Humans by themselves are not allowed for this special event. All proceeds along with money from the Donation Jar will go to support the Waverly Bark Park.

New this year, from 4:00-5:00 pm on Sunday, Aug. 18 the Waverly Pool will also be hosting a Dog Swim for Retrieving Freedom. This event will be available for all dogs that are associated with Retrieving Freedom.  Fee will be $2.00 per dog.

Event Rules:

  • Only well-mannered dogs and their (well-mannered) handlers are allowed to participate.
  • Dogs exhibiting aggressive behavior will be asked to leave with no refund given.
  • Current vaccinations including Rabies and Parvo/Distemper is required.
  • Each dog must be accompanied by a responsible adult handler age 16 or older. Limit one dog at a time per handler.
  • For their safety, children under age 8 will not be admitted through the gate.
  • No dogs in heat, or under 1-year old.  Clean up after your dogs! (And take them out of pool area to poop.) Bags are provided. Dogs must wear flat buckle/snap collars when they are off-leash (No prong, choke or training collars will be allowed except to walk dogs to the entrance gate of pool). Full body harnesses and dog life vests are okay.
  • All dogs must be off leash once admitted.
  • Lifeguards will be on duty for humans but will not assist dogs.
  • Anyone entering the pool area will be required to sign a release of liability form.

 For more information call Leisure Services at 352-6263 or the Municipal Pool at 352-6249.

Garret Riordan
Director of Leisure Services
City of Waverly, lA

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