Fall 2020 Brochure - Page 71

Dog Parks The Park District provides two locations where dogs are permitted off-leash with a valid membership: • Debbie Gottlieb Beitler Dog Park-open year round Larry Fink Memorial Park, 1377 Clavey Rd. • Highland Park Golf Learning Center-open Mid Dec-Mid Mar* 2205 Skokie Valley Hwy, north of Park Ave. Please note: The dog beach is closed for an indefinite period of time, please go to pdhp.org for more information. * Opening and closing dates are weather dependent. Hours of Operation • Dog parks are open from dawn until dusk 7 days a week • The parks will close periodically for cleaning and maintenance Dog Park Amenities • Pickup bag dispensers and trash receptacles • Locked off-leash exercise area, accessible only with key fob membership card at Debbie Gottlieb Beitler Dog Park Membership • Membership is required to use the dog parks. You will receive a key fob membership card within ten business days of registration. You must carry this fob membership card with you when visiting all off-leash dog park areas. • To register, visit pdhp.org. Or send an email requesting dog park membership assistance to registrations@pdhp.org and a staff person will assist you in the process. • Dog park memberships are valid for a 12-month period from date of purchase. Fees • Resident: $50 first dog ($25 each additional dog) Must provide current City of Highland Park dog tag number • Non-resident: $150 first dog ($75 each additional dog) Must provide current rabies vaccination tag number A parking sticker will be provided All members must comply with state and local Executive Orders, and Park District rules including the use of face masks and social distancing as recommended by the CDC and DCEO. Rules and Regulations Membership may be revoked if rule is violated. • Presentation of your key fob membership card is required for use of the parks and is not transferable. • Owners/handlers are solely responsible for damage or injury caused by their dogs to another dog, person or park property. • Dogs must be fully immunized and display City of Highland Park and rabies tags. • Maximum of two dogs per person on any single visit. • Dogs known to be aggressive are prohibited. Be prepared to leash your dog if it becomes aggressive. • Dogs must wear collars at all times. Spiked or pinch collars are prohibited. • Owners are responsible for immediately cleaning up and properly disposing of waste. • Children must be at least 10 years of age to enter the off-leash area and must be closely supervised. • Appropriate dog park behavior: no running, no chasing dogs, and no petting of other dogs unless permission is requested from owner first. • Food is prohibited in the off-leash area. • Dogs must be leashed at all times when outside the off-leash area. Fines up to $500. City Ord. 61-09, J.35,p. 193-219 (Passed 10/26/09), Park District Ordinance No. 01-04, SECTION 2.03. • The small dog area can only be used by dogs 25 lbs. or less. PARKS Fall 2020 • Park District of Highland Park 70