Parks & Community Services

Dog Park Rules

Villages of Bear Creek Park
Off-leash dog area

  • Park hours are sunrise to sunset daily (unless closed for maintenance or weather)
  • Closed on Thursdays for mowing and maintenance
  • No children under 10 years of age allowed in off-leash area
  • Children between the ages of 10 - 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult, who agrees to be solely responsible for the child's proper behavior and safety
  • Park users and dog owners assume all risk related to the off-leash area and park use and are liable for damage or injury inflicted by their dog
  • All other general park rules and city ordinances must be obeyed
  • Owners must stay within off-leash area with their dog and within view and under voice control of their dogs at all times
  • The small dog area is designated for dogs weighing less than 40 pounds
  • The large dog area is designated for dogs weighing more than 40 pounds
  • Please observe a limit of two dogs per person per visit
  • Female dogs in season are not allowed in the off-leash area
  • All dogs must be kept on a leash until inside the double-gated entry, and then released from the leash once they are inside the off-leash area
  • Owners must immediately clean up and properly dispose of any waste left by their dog
  • By bringing a dog into the park, the owner certifies that their dog(s) have been properly inoculated (free of contagious conditions, diseases, parasites, etc.)
  • No food for humans or dogs (including dog treats) allowed within fenced area
  • Owners must stop dog from digging and must fill any holes caused by their dog
  • No wading pools allowed
  • Strollers, carriages, bicycles, skate boards, scooters, skates, roller blades, sport activities, or motorized vehicles (unless used for an assistance device) are not allowed inside the off-leash area
  • Professional trainers may not use the off-leash area for conduct of their business
  • Dogs showing aggression toward people or other animals must be removed immediately
  • If your dog has been banned from another dog park, please do not bring your dog to this facility
  • No animals other than dogs allowed in the off-leash area