The annual Puppy Pool Party is scheduled for Sunday, August 18.
The Puppy Pool Party is scheduled the day after the season ends at the city’s Outdoor Pool on Providence Road. The last day for open swim at the pool will be Saturday, August 17, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. The Puppy Pool Party will take place on Sunday, August 18, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
“This is the fourth year for the puppy pool party, an event that marks the end of the summer swimming season at the outdoor pool,” a press release said. “Owners may only wade in water up to knee deep and must clean up after their pet.”
Children are not allowed in the pool during the event, the press release said.
|What:||Fourth Annual Puppy Pool Party|
|When:||Sunday, August 18, from 4-6 p.m.|
|Where:||Outdoor Municipal Swimming Pool, 172 Providence Road, Oak Ridge|
All dogs must be at least six months old, non-aggressive, and on leashes, the press release said. Owners must also have proof of current vaccinations.
The entrance fee is $3 per dog, or each owner may bring a donation of dog food or any other needed supplies to support the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter. You can find a list of frequently requested items on the animal shelter website at http://animalshelter.oakridgetn.gov/volunteer/.
The Puppy Pool Party is hosted by the Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department.
For more information and a full list of rules, call the Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department at (865) 425-3450 or contact Aquatics Manager Vonda Wooten by email at [email protected].
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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