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Annual Dog Swim Returns to AV Symington Pool

Post Date:08/23/2019 9:44 AM
IMG_20170909_101129Leesburg, VA (August 23, 2019) – On Saturday, September 7, Ida Lee Park will hold its 11th annual Dog Swim at AV Symington Aquatic Center. The pool will be open for the dog-only swim from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

The event allows local pups the opportunity to have fun in a safe, enclosed area while swimming off-leash with other dogs.

Dog handlers must be 16 years or older and are limited to two dogs each. All dogs must be at least 6 months old, legally licensed, vaccinated, and wearing a visible dog license. All exits will be gated and a veterinarian will be on site as a precaution.  

Children 9 years old and younger will need to remain in the snack area of the pool deck. No food will be allowed.  

The fee is $5.00 per dog. Registration is currently available online through WebTrac or by visiting the front desk at Ida Lee Recreation Center. Walk-up registration on the day of the event is welcome as well. For more information, please visit www.idalee.org or call 703-777-1368.

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin
Assistant Public Information Officer
lkosin@leesburgva.gov
703-771-2781
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