We’ve been sniffing around this town trying to find the best places to make a splash with your dog! As it turns out Calgary has some really awesome watering holes! Check out our top 10 places for dogs to swim in and around Calgary!
Sue Higgins Park– This park is a 62 hectare fenced in paradise. It is a very popular place because it offers a little something for every dog. Shady trees, busy areas with lots of dogs playing at any given time and 4 different access points to the river!
Sandy Beach-This is a very popular place to cool off your dog. Located in the Elbow River Valley below River Park, Sandy Beach borders the inner-city neighbourhoods of Altadore and North Glenmore. Along with River Park being right there!
Quarry Lake Canmore– this is a great out of town afternoon where you can walk your dog off-leash on a 1 km loop trail from the existing off-leash dog park at Quarry Lake. This is a great place where dogs can enjoy a swim in the lake!
Kings Park Airdrie- If you feel like a short road trip out to Airdrie this is an ideal place to make a splash! It is a fully fenced-in area with a body of water accessible to animals located at Sharp Hill Way and Kings View Road.
Pond in Nosehill Park-This popular dog park has a small pond located towards the south side by the gravel pit, depending on how dry it is during the summer this is a fun option for your dog.
Pawsitively Pooched– Swimming in their warm water pool is a great way to exercise, burn calories, stay in shape, decrease inflammation, and pre-op, post-op rehab for young & senior pups! Check out this great daycare!
Roxboro off leash park – This park located in the South West has lots of trees for shade, tons of room to play fetch and best of all…RIVER ACCESS!
Country Club Pet Resort– Family owned and operated facility is the largest pet boarding facility in all of Canada, spanning over 20 acres of beautiful countryside, nestled in the breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains. Your dog can make a splash during their stay in an all-natural fresh water swimming pond.
Elliston Park – This is a quieter park but worth the visit. If you are looking for a more grassed open areas you’ve come to the right spot. Also there is a Storm water retention pond which can be fun for your dog!
Your Own Backyard– Sprinklers and Kiddie pools are an awesome way for your dog to make a splash this summer!