For Immediate Release: August 29, 2011
City of Alexandria to Hold Eighth Annual Alexandria Doggie Day Swim on Saturday, September 10 (Rescheduled Date)
Treat your pooch to a summertime dip at the City of Alexandria’s Eighth Annual Doggie Day Swim on Saturday, September 10, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Old Town Pool, 1609 Cameron St. Following the end of the summer pool season, this annual event provides dogs with the opportunity to swim and play games in one of the City’s pools. This year, due to the generous donation by Your Dogs Best Friend, admission is free! Register online (activity number 140950) at www.alexandriava.gov/recreation.
Dog handlers must be 16 years of age or older, and cannot swim or enter the pool with their dogs. Dogs must be sociable and remain leashed while on the pool deck. All dogs should wear current vaccination tags or must have a current rabies certificate or letter from their veterinary stating that they have received the shots in order to gain entry to the event. Space is limited to 100 dogs in the pool area at one time.
For additional information, call the Chinquapin Park Recreation Center at 703.746.5435.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City's Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Ralph Baird of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at 703.746.5435 (TTY 703.519.2167) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.