City of Bettendorf, Iowa

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Doggy Splash

POSTED: August 4, 2017

The 2017 Doggy Splash will be held on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Splash Landing, 2220 23rd Street. Times include: dogs under 40 lbs swim from 10:00 - 10:45 a.m., dogs 41-70 lbs swim from 10:50 – 11:50 a.m., and dogs 71 lbs and larger swim from noon – 1:00 p.m. The Cost is $5 per dog and owner and $2.00 for each spectator.

In case of thunder or lightning, the event will be cancelled.

For more information concerning the event, contact the Bettendorf Parks and Recreation Department at 563-344-4113.

Doggy Splash Rules

The following rules have been set for the safety and enjoyment of all patrons and participants. Owners and their dogs may be asked to leave the facility if they are not compliant with these rules.

  1. Owners will not be allowed to swim or wade in the pool. Owners may remove their dog from the water.
  2. Spectators must stay in the concession area. No exceptions.
  3. All dogs are welcome and can only swim in one weight group. No exceptions.
  4. Only one dog per owner.
  5. All dogs must be registered and current on vaccines.
  6. All owners must be at least 16 years of age.
  7. All owners are responsible for cleanups, including grassy area.
  8. A bad accident in the pool may cause the pool to close and end the event.
  9. No aggressive behavior towards other dogs or humans will be tolerated.
  10. All dogs are expected to be on leash until they are in the pool area.
  11. No food or drinks, except water, allowed on the pool deck.
  12. Dogs that can swim will be allowed to go off the diving board unless it is deemed dangerous, or damaging to equipment.
  13. Small toys or balls will be allowed as long as they are used safely. Large crowds or aggressive behavior may negate the ability to use a ball/toy.
  14. No floaties or blowup items will be allowed in the pool.
  15. Owners and their dogs are not allowed on pool slides.

Other rules may develop or be added and enforced to ensure the safety of all at the event.