PALMDALE – The city of Palmdale will host several canine-centric programs this summer at Yellen Dog Park, located at 5100 E. Ave. S in Palmdale. The events are free and open to the public.
The activities begin on Saturday, June 19, with Paws in the Park from 9 to 11 a.m.
Dogs and owners are encouraged to dress up and celebrate this third annual summer costume party. Entertainment will include a fun photo area, paw art supplies, and a splash zone with pools. The best dressed owner/dog combo will win a basket of goodies.
There will be three Keeping Canines Cool with Pools programs taking place on Friday, July 9, and July 23, from 9 to 11 a.m., and Tuesday, Aug. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. Pop-up dog pools will be provided in both the small and large dog areas. Music, treats, and water fun will all be part of these events.
Then on Saturday, Aug. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m., the dog days of summer will come to an end with an End of Summer Splash. Park staff will bring dog pools, host fun dog games, and provide some yummy treats.
Yellen Dog Park is open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
About Yellen Park
Developed in 2017, the 12.5-acre Yellen Park is located at 5100 East Avenue S next to Buena Vista Elementary School. The park’s amenities include the Yellen Dog park, with separate enclosures for big and small dogs that allow canines to socialize freely and make new dog friends, and covered picnic tables in each dog enclosure. The park also features a multipurpose field, an adventure playground area with a zipline, a fitness station, covered picnic areas, benches, and restrooms.
For more information, call 661-267-5611.
[Information via news release from the city of Palmdale.]