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Augustus Brown Pool To Host Four Dog Day Sessions April 2

March 14, 2023 – News

Augustus G. Brown Swimming Pool will host four sessions of Dog Day canine swims on Sunday, April 2.

Enjoy a special opportunity for your four-footed friend to doggy paddle indoors as AGB prepares for major renovations. Registration opens online on the Parks & Rec registration catalog under the Juneau Pools tab at 8 a.m. Friday, March 17. This event is free thanks to the generous sponsorship of Grateful Dogs of Juneau.

Dog Day at AGB will include two sessions for small dogs and two sessions for medium/big dogs. Each session is limited to 40 registrants. Two humans may accompany each dog into the facility. Please note that these swims are dogs only; humans will not be allowed into the water.

Session Times

Medium/big dogs (weighing more than 35 lbs)

  • 1:45 – 2:45 p.m.
  • 5:15 – 6:15 p.m.

Small dogs (weighing less than 35 lbs)

  • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
  • 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

All dogs must be vaccinated and play well with others. If your dog has a history of aggression towards other dogs or humans, please do not register for this event.

Participation Requirements

  • During registration, you will be asked to provide your dog’s 2023 CBJ license number. This number is the four digit number at the bottom of your dog’s tag.
  • Dogs must have up-to-date rabies and DHPP (protection from canine parvovirus/CPV) vaccinations to participate.
  • Due to vaccination requirements, dogs younger than 16 weeks of age are not allowed to participate.

Dog Day at AGB is one of a number of special events celebrating AGB’s 50th anniversary serving the Juneau community. Immediately following Dog Day, AGB will close for major renovations to prepare the pool for a new era of Juneau swimmers. Work is anticipated to be complete in early 2024.

For more information, please contact Aquatics Manager Terra Patterson at [email protected] or (907) 321-6535.