Play Yard reservations now available!

Does your dog love to run? Our large play yard with agility equipment is available for people and their pooches to enjoy some one-on-one, off-leash fun.

  • To keep our play yard safe, reservations are limited to two dogs per adult handler.
  • Maximum number of dogs per reservation is ten (10).
  • Each reservation is private – just you and your dog(s).
  • Please plan to complete your online reservation no later than 5:00 pm the day prior.

We request a $10 donation per dog, per half hour.  NOTE: if bringing more than one dog just add the additional fee in the “Make a one-time donation” box on your reservation form.

Play Yard Rules and Release/Waiver of Liability

Play Yard Rental Program Membership

Entitles member to twelve 1/2 hour sessions (ten 1/2 hour sessions retail value = $100 + 2 free).  

Membership fee = $100

Coming soon – 2024 Play Yard Rental Program memberships!


Tue – Sun (closed Monday) | Winter Hours (Oct 1 – Dec 15) 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.*

*Weather dependent – the play yard will be closed in the event of snow/ice.

Sunday, December 3 – reservations closed

Monday, December 4 – closed to public rentals

Tuesday, December 5   Reserve

Wednesday, December 6   Reserve

Thursday, December 7   Reserve

Friday, December 8   Reserve

Saturday, December 9   Reserve

Sunday, December 10   Reserve

Tue – Sun (closed on Mondays) | Summer Hours (May 2 – Sep 30) 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.*

*Weather dependent – the play yard will be closed in the event of heavy rain, thunder/lightning storms.

Any questions, please call 412.847.7035 or email Donna at

While on campus, please refrain from using our walking trails as they are designated for our staff/volunteers and canine shelter residents ONLY – thank you for your cooperation!