by Nancy Turnage, VRPS Central Office
|Photo Courtesy of Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation|
A frenzy of drool, hair, and overall frantic mayhem couldn't be more fun. As with people, there's a full range of swimming prowess, from the water-obsessed (labs) to the hydrologically challenged (bulldogs). Add cutsey names and nominal fees, and it's a jocular conclusion to swimming pool season.
- Alexandria Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities: "Annual Doggie Day Swim"
- Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities: "Soggy Doggy Swim"
- Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation: "Dog Days Dog Swim"
- Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority: "Dog Days" - three pools!
- Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation: "Annual Edinburg Doggie Paddle" (new this year - "Paint Your Own Doggie Portrait")
- Spotsylvania County Parks and Recreation: "Doggone Pool Party"
- Winchester Parks and Recreation: "All Paws on Deck"
- City of Manassas: "Dog-a-Pool-Ooza"
|Banner Courtesy of Winchester Parks and Recreation|