Registration for Fassnight Pool Dog Swim by Today

By KOLR10 News

Published 08/28 2014 04:00PM

Updated 08/29 2014 08:10AM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Registration for Dog Swim XI at Fassnight Pool is strongly recommended by 5 p.m. today, Friday, says the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.

The annual event lets your pup paddle in the big pool is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 4-7 p.m. at Fassnight Pool, 1300 S. Campbell in Springfield. No humans are allowed in the pool at this time.

Dog Swim marks the final event of the season at Fassnight Pool, which closes to humans after Sept. 1.

Proof of vaccination is required for the swim. Registration is $8 for one dog/one owner. The park board asks for a limit of one dog per owner. Additional humans are $3. Check-in begins at 3:30 p.m.

All proceeds benefit Cruse Dog Park, Springfield's first off-leash dog park.

For more information, call the Park Board at 417-864-1049 or visit

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