Sunday, January 25: Rock and Roll Marathon and Half-marathon will start uptown at 7am and runners will finish inside City Park. The dog park is open but accessing the dog park by car will be extremely difficult as Marconi, Wisner, Esplanade, and other streets in and around City Park will be closed to vehicular traffic for several hours. Please check the website before your visit to avoid a frustrating experience.
NOLA City Bark - In the News:
The gates will be opening soon at New Orleans ’
much-anticipated NOLA City Bark!
Major construction is nearing an end, our excitement is building and we now anticipate opening in March! Although the record rains in October delayed some of the construction work, it’s a beehive of activity at the dog park site....
NOLA City Bark Breaks Ground
Officials from City Park and New Orleans Councilwoman
Shelley Midura joined City Bark board members, donors and community
supporters in celebrating the official Groundbreaking of the City
Bark dog park, May 5th.
April 7 is Lucky Day for NOLA Dogs
Contractors began the drainage installation at NOLA City Bark.
Louie and Sally Roussel Donate Funds to Name
and Sally Roussel have donated $25,000 to secure the naming rights
for the Howdy Gates at the entrance to City Bark.
Invisible Fence™ Brand by PetSafe
Invisible Fence™ Brand by PetSafe adopted NOLA City Bark as their national charity during their recent brand dealers
meeting in New Orleans. The company presented Jackie Shreves, president
of NOLA City Bark, and John Hopper, Director of Development for City
Park, with a check for $3,800 at their awards ceremony on January
Spreading it around - City Park gets ready to grade City
Committee Chair Kathy Schrenk's dog, Dingo, takes charge of the big
CAT that will do the job.
Here’s the dirt on NOLA City Bark:
Brothers Construction piles on another load of soil recycled from
the City Park Big Lake Project as site prep continues!
City Bark gets national attention
read about it in
“ Dog Parks 2.0, Taking Dog Parks to the next level ”
As seen in the Time Picayune:
Soon, if animal lovers can raise enough cash, several dog parks could
give man's best friend a place to run and play.
Sunday, June 29, 2008
By Andrew Vanacore
...But a group of dog lovers aim to open a dog park like no other
in Southeast Louisiana. The group, NOLA City Bark, has raised more
than $175,000 toward the project, which supporters say could be a
model for running dog parks around the region...