In an effort to provide better accommodations at the City’s dog parks, Avalon Dog Park will be closed from Monday, July 11, 2016 at 5:30 a.m. to Monday, July 18, 2016 at 6:00 a.m. By closing the facility and asking patrons and their pets to use the other dog parks (Dylan’s Dog Park at SARA and Lions Dog Park at London Bridge Beach) during this time, crews will be able to perform non-routine maintenance and allow the turf to recover.

In addition, during this closure, crews will be adding dog agility features (concrete pipe) for exercising your pet as a trial project.

Closure of the Dylan’s Dog Park at SARA Park is expected four times per year, in addition to the Winterblast closure to effect these changes and improve the facility. Closure of the Dog Park at London Bridge Beach is expected three times per year and Avalon Dog Park twice per year, based on less park use.

Each closure would be for one week. Tentative dates for this year’s remaining efforts are as follows:                          

Dylan’s Dog Park, SARA        08/01/16 to 08/08/16

Lions Dog Park                       08/15/16 to 08/22/16

Lions Dog Park                       11/07/16 to 11/14/16

Dylan’s Dog Park, SARA        11/14/16 to 11/21/16

Avalon Dog Park                     12/05/16 to 12/12/16

For questions or comments on this effort, please contact Mark Clark, Maintenance Services Manager at 928-855-3377 or