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Rover's Run Dog Park

191st Street, Homewood

Rover's Run Dog Park

Join the South Suburbs' premier dog park and enjoy fun days with your dog and other canines from the Homewood and Flossmoor communities! This three-acre, fenced park offers:

  • A walking path around the entire park
  • Three park benches and two covered structures
  • A drinking fountain for humans and canines
  • A convenient, double-gated entry
  • A separate training area with its own entrance
  • Agility equipment

This park is open to both residents and non-residents, but it is a members-only based park. Rover's Run is located at 191st Street and Center Avenue, Homewood.

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEE
$30 resident  /  $45 non-resident
$5 Each Additional Dog
$10    Replacement Key

HOURS
Daily, dawn to dusk

Rover's Run Incident Report

How to Register

Register at the Goldberg Center (3301 Flossmoor Road) or Irwin Community Center (18120 S. Highland). To get started, download a registration form by clicking here.

QUESTIONS? Call 708-957-0300.

 

REGULATIONS/PROCEDURES

These regulations are enforced for the safety of all park users and their dogs.

  • All dogs must be registered with the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District to use Rover’s Run.
  • Dog’s tag should be worn and visible at all times while at Rover’s Run.
  • Owners are responsible for the actions of their dog as well as any injury, damage to property, other dogs or the public.
  • Hours for use are sunrise to sunset.
  • For safety reasons, children must be at least 12 years of age, must be closely supervised, and will be expected to behave in an appropriate manner:  no chasing dogs, no petting of other dogs unless permission is requested from the owner first.
  • Please pick up dog feces and dispose of it in the waste receptacles located throughout the park.
  • Puppies must be at least four months old to use the park.
  • Dogs must be on a leash when outside of the fenced-in park, including to and from the parking lot.
  • Aggressive behavior will not be tolerated.  Repeated reports of aggression may result in loss of membership privileges.
  • Please do not bring rawhide or food into the dog area as dog fights may result.
  • Please remove pinch and spike collars from your dog prior to entering Rover’s Run.
  • Please cover any holes your dog digs.
  • A limit of two (2) dogs per person allowed at one time in Rover’s Run.
  • Rover’s Run is for dog owners and dogs only. Persons not engaged in dog-related activities are not allowed to use this area.
  • Vaccines must be kept current. There is a $5 reinstatement fee if updated vaccine records are not submitted within 30 days.
  • No refunds will be given for Rover’s Run. There is a $10 replacement fee for lost tags or cards.

These regulations are enforced for the safety of all park users and their dogs.

The District appreciates your cooperation when using Rover’s Run to help maintain the park for the benefit and enjoyment of everyone.

 

TRAIL HOUNDS: DOG WALKING GROUP

Friendly canines of all ages, sizes, and breeds are welcome for these FREE on-leash walks. Socializing and being active are just some of the benefits. Walkers will also receive tips about exercising with your pets. Participate whenever you like; no registration is needed. Be sure to bring water for yourself and your dog. Owners 12 + years of age.

Click here for Summer 2019 Trail Hounds schedule.

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