Pooch Plunge

The Third Annual Pooch Plunge is a pet and family-friendly event allowing dogs a chance to play in the pool for an evening. The event will take place at Castaway Bay on August 11, 12, and 13, 2015 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm.

This event is sponsored by the Dog Park Association of Greater Lafayette and Lafayette Parks and Recreation. Proceeds will benefit the Dog Park Association and continued improvements to Shamrock Dog Park.

You can register for the event by filling out the registration form and turning it in at the event.

If you would like more information about the event, please read over the 2015 Pooch Plunge Flyer, or visit the Dog Park Association.
General Information
  • Date & Time: August 11, 12, 13, 2015. 
  • Where: Castaway Bay
  • Donation/Cost: $10.00 for one dog & $5.00 for an additional dog
  • Registration: You can find the registration form here.
  • Dog owners MUST provide written (vet certificate or city registration receipt) proof of rabies vaccination for their dog(s). A rabies tag on the collar is NOT sufficient.
  • Only children ages 12 and older will be allowed into the event with the dogs**
  • There is a LIMIT of two dogs per person.
  • Dogs must be at least four months old.
  • Owners MUST pick up after their dogs.
  • Female dogs in their heat cycle will NOT be allowed.
  • Aggressive dogs will be asked to leave the event.
  • For health and safety reasons, people are ONLY allowed in the pool if retrieving their dog(s).

**Because of the unpredictability of interactions between dogs and children, a seperate fenced enclosure will be available for families with children under 12 years old for a closer look at the fun. Please not that children MUST be accompanied by an adult in the viewing area.