Pooch Plunge


Saturday, September 9, 2023

Nelson Pool (4235 New Street, Burlington)




Pooch Plunge on Saturday, September 9, where Nelson Pool is available for a dog only swim before the pool closes down and is cleaned for the winter. There is a shallow entry and a deep end for those dogs that like to jump in. The pool will be designated an off-leash area for the day and is fully fenced in.





Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023

Time Slots: 

1 p.m.  – 1:45 p.m.:  Small Dogs (Under 25 lbs)

2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – All Dogs  (Full)

3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. – All Dogs

4 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. –  All Dogs   

Location: Nelson Pool (4235 New Street, Burlington)

Cost: $25 for first dog, $10 for each additional dog


  • Handlers must be responsible for their dogs at all time. The lifeguards on duty are responsible for the humans on the pool deck.
  • Only dogs are permitted in the water; no humans.
  • Handler must be inside the pool enclosure at all times with their dogs.
  • Dogs must be accompanied by a person of at least 16 years of age or older.
  • Each handler can be responsible for a maximum of 3 dogs.
  • Children under the age of 12 years must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  • If a dog begins acting aggressively towards others (both people and other dogs), it must be leashed immediately and removed from the pool enclosure.
  • Please stoop and scoop if necessary and dispose of any excrement.
  • Only fully vaccinated dogs are permitted (no puppies under 4 months old permitted for this reason).