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Eisenhower Dog Park Grand Opening
Calling all dogs! Eisenhower Park will be hosting the Grand Opening of the new off-leash dog park.
Located at the corner of Stewart Ave and Salisbury Park Drive (on the north side of the park). The park is on the former site of an under-used basketball court and baseball field at the corner of Stewart Ave and Salisbury Park Drive (on the north side of the park). It has a small parking lot for 20 cars or so. It will be a natural grass field, which will enjoyed by the dogs.
Saturday's events will begin at 11:00 am with a 21 dog howling salute performed by all the dogs attending. the formal ribbon cutting and dedication will begin at 11:15
Speakers will include:
• Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano
• Nassau County Legislator Norma Gonsalves
• LI-DOG Board Member Chris Laubis
The ribbon cutting ceremony will be immediately followed by the formal dedication of the Eisenhower Dog Park. Following the formal events, LI-DOG will host "A Day at The Park" with vendors, dog training demonstration, prizes and giveaways.
The almost full acre park will feature an area for small dogs, an area for large dogs with separate entrances. The park also features shade gazebo, benches, waste containers, water fountain for the dogs provided by park sponsor, Pet Supplies Plus.
Pet Supplies Plus is sponsoring the park and working with Nassau County officials to develop it. "This public/private approach should be a model for other dog parks," said LI-DOG President Ginny Munger Kahn
The park is on the former site of an under-used basketball court and baseball field at the corner of Stewart Ave and Salisbury Park Drive (on the north side of the park). It has a small parking lot for 12 cars or so. It has a natural grass field, which will enjoyed by the dogs.
Please note: The dog park is still closed to all unauthorized personnel and non-construction personnel, for safety reasons, until its Grand Opening. The site is still under construction, unauthorized entry may result in personal injury, damage to park features and potentially delay opening.
For the latest Eisenhower Dog Park news and construction progress visit the facebook page facebook.com/
LI-DOG is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing access to public parkland to Long Island dog owners and their dogs. For more LI-DOG information, please contact LI-DOG firstname.lastname@example.org and visit LIDOG.org to get involved.
Page Updated Last on: Sep 27, 2012