Nassau County


.09/13/2020 – Water Bark 2020

 

Water Bark 2020!

Sun., Sept. 13th, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Eisenhower, Cow Meadow and N. Woodmere Spray Parks

Nassau County’s Spray Parks are going to the dogs! On Sun., Sept. 13th, Nassau County is reopening it’s splash parks to our furry family members to run, splash and play. Participating parks include Eisenhower, Cow Meadow and N. Woodmere. The event lasts from 10:30 in the morning until 4:30 in the afternoon, split up into three two-hour sessions for  Small Dogs, Medium Dogs, and Large Dogs.  First-Come, First-Serve. For details, go to Water Bark 2020!


09/13/2020 – Water Bark 2020

 

Water Bark 2020!

Sun., Sept. 13th, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Eisenhower, Cow Meadow, and N. Woodmere Spray Parks

E. Meadow, Freeport, and N. Woodmere, NY

Nassau County’s Sprinkler Parks are going to the dogs! The County’s splash parks may be closed for the season, but they’re opening one last time in 2020 for Nassau’s furry family members to run, splash and play! Spray parks located in Eisenhower Park in E. Meadow; Cow Meadow Park in Freeport; and North Woodmere Park in N. Woodmere are participating in Nassau County’s first-ever Water Bark event.

 

The event will run from 10:30 in the morning until 4:30 in the afternoon depending on the size of your dog. Small Dog Sessions will run from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Medium Dog Sessions will run from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., and Large Dog Sessions will run from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Entry is free and first-come, first-serve. Capacity for each session is limited to the first 25 dog owners who arrive.

In order to support County Executive Laura Curran’s efforts to promote animal adoption, a mobile adoption unit from North Shore Animal League will be on hand for dog parents who are thinking of adding another canine family member to their pack!

Safety Measures: Please be aware that all humans must wear a mask. To facilitate social distancing there is a limit of two people per pet. All dogs must be on leash when entering and exiting the splash park.

For more information, check out the Nassau County Dept. of Parks on Facebook.


.10/26/2019 – Nassau Barkfest 2019

 

Nassau Barkfest Pet Costume Contest & Parade

Sat., Oct. 26th, 1PM to 4PM 
Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater
Eisenhower Park, East Meadow 

How does a great Howl-o-ween party for you and your pup sound? Would your pup like to strut their stuff at a big Howl-o-ween Costume Parade? If yes, then join LI-DOG, other animal-friendly organizations, County Executive Laura Curran, the Nassau SPCA and Long Island’s K98.3 for Nassau Barkfest 2019! 

 


.11/03/2017 – Nassau County Exec Candidate Martins Commits to Dog-Friendly County Parks

 

LI-DOG Pack Walk at Massapequa PreserveNassau County Executive Candidate Martins Expresses Commitment to Dog-Friendly Nassau County Parks! LI-DOG asked the two candidates for Nassau County Executive for statements on their position regarding on-leash dog walking in Nassau County parks. Former New York State Senator Jack Martins responded, writing “As a dog owner, I am committed to making sure we work with local communities to develop dog-friendly parks.” Nassau County Leg. Laura Curran did not respond to our request. To read Martins’ full statement and what you can still do to help get more access to Nassau County parks, go to Nassau County Exec Candidate Martins Commits to Dog-Friendly Parks.


.10/29/2016 – Nassau Barkfest Pet Costume Contest

 

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Nassau Barkfest Pet Costume Contest & Parade
Sat., Oct. 29th, 1 pm to 4 pm 
Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre
Eisenhower Park, East Meadow

It’s Long Island’s largest FREE Pet Costume Contest and Parade…held rain or shine, just in time for Halloween! This fun (and sometimes spooky) event includes costume judging and prizes, and lots more. Go to Nassau Barkfest Pet Costume Contest and Parade for all the details.


10/29/2016 – Nassau Barkfest Pet Costume Contest

 

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4th Annual Nassau Barkfest Pet Costume Contest & Parade
 

Saturday, October 29th, 1 pm to 4 pm (Rain or shine)

Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, N.Y. (Parking at Fields 6 and 6A) (Google Map)

Even our canine friends love a good Halloween party, and Nassau Barkfest is guaranteed to be spook-tacular fun for both dogs and people! Dress up your furry friend in his or her Halloween finest — pretty, silly, scary or downright ghostly — and join the parade. Costume judging will begin at 2:30 pm and prizes will be awarded.  LI-DOG, rescue groups and other animal-friendly organizations will be there to help celebrate. All pets must be on a leash.

Sponsored by the Nassau County SPCA and Long Island’s K98.3 radio station, admission to Nassau Barkfest is FREE, but all participants are asked to bring a donation of pet food for families who are facing difficult financial times and need help feeding their pets.

For more information, call 516-315-6686, email KGrilliRobles@PDCN.org or get the official Nassau County News Release.

We look forward to seeing you and your dogs for Nassau Barkfest!