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Leash-free dog parks are fully fenced areas where owners are allowed to have up to two dogs off-leash at a time. Dogs must be under control and owners must "Stoop and Scoop" their dog's waste.

The map for each location provide an overview of the fenced in off-leash area.

Locations

West: Rotary Park (1280 Coverdale Dr.)

Maps: Off-Leash area

East: MacLean Trail Park (918 Hwy. 15)

Maps: Off-leash area

West/North: Meadowbrook Park (444 Kingsdale Ave.)

Maps: Off-leash area

Centre/South: Memorial Centre (303 York St.)
(Fully Accessible)

Maps: Off-leash area

East: Grass Creek Park (2991 Hwy. 2 E.) *
(Pilot)

Maps: Off-leash area

* The off-leash park at this location has some gaps in the fencing. Owners should be aware and stay within sight of their dog at all times.


Dog Park Rules

The intent of the rules and regulations are to provide clear guidelines for off-leash dog areas users. Rules and regulations do not include off-leash areas etiquette which shall be developed in collaboration with the Committee and promoted with the users of off-leash areas. Rules and regulations signage with hours of operations and emergency contact numbers shall be posted at the entrance of each off-leash area:

  1. Poop n' scoop is mandatory;
  2. Dogs must be kept on-leash until inside the double gated area;
  3. Dog owners and handlers are subject to Ontario Dog Owner's Liability Act and the City of Kingston Animal Control Bylaw;
  4. Park users and dog owners assume all risks related to off-leash dog area usage;
  5. Owners must have dog tags indicating that their dog has been vaccinated and the dog is currently licensed;
  6. Dogs must be removed by owner or handler from the off-leash dog area if dogs are in heat (female), sick or aggressive;
  7. No more than two dogs may be brought into the off-leash dog area by an individual at the same time;
  8. All children under 12 years of age must be supervised by an adult attendant while inside the off-leash dog area;
  9. No food (this applies to both the human and canine variety), is permitted in the off-leash dog area;
  10. Off-leash areas are smoke free areas;
  11. Choke, spike, chain or pinch collars are not allowed in off-leash area;
  12. Dogs must be under control;
  13. Professional dog trainers are not permitted to use the off-leash areas to conduct their business;
  14. All pit bulls must be muzzled.
Dog Park rules signage