Sun, 09/10/2017, 12:09:pm

Come celebrate the end of pool season at Asheville Parks & Recreation’s third annual Doggie Dip September 10 at Recreation Park Pool, 65 Gashes Creek Road. The dip is from noon until 5 p.m. and cost is only $5 per pooch and handler in advance or $10 the day of the event. Additional spectators pay only $1.

Dogs 35 pounds and under swim from noon until 2 p.m. Dogs 36 pounds and over take to the water from 2:30 to 5 p.m.  All dogs must have proof of current vaccinations, be spayed or neutered, and on non-retractable leashes.

The Asheville Humane Society will be on site to add to the fun and provide information about its programs.

To register in advance, find the form at or email Candy Hensley Shaw at chensleyshaw[at]ashevillenc[dot]gov. People can also register in advance in person at the Recreation Office, 72 Gashes Creek Road.

For more information about this and all Asheville Parks & Recreation programs, visit, Asheville Parks & Recreation Facebook page, or call 828-259-5800.

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