ROMP and Milwaukee County Parks are pleased to announce the grand opening of the new Bay View Dog Exercise Area on Thurs, May 8 at 430-630 pm. The DEA is located on Lincoln & Bay Streets. Mayor Barrett, Alderman Zielinksi, County Board Chair Dimitrijevic and Parks Director John Dargle will be present for a leash cutting ceremony. There will be a chance to win a great prize during the event.
ROMP is looking for volunteers to join our Barktobergest event planning committee. Our first meeting will be held on Thursday, April 10 at Colectivo Coffee on 68th & Wells in Wauwatosa at 6 pm. Please join us! If you have questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
10th Annual Labor Day Doggie Dip – Mon, Sept 1
Join ROMP and Milwaukee County Parks for a Milwaukee Labor Day tradition at Cool Waters Aquatic Center at Greenfield Park. After the pool closes for the “human swimming season” (and before it is drained for the year), take your dog for a swim at the Doggie Dip!
Location: Cool Waters in Greenfield Park | 2028 S. 124th St.
3rd Annual Barktoberfest – Sat, Sept 27
Join ROMP and the Estabrook Beer Garden for an afternoon of tail-waggin’ fun in the spirit of Germany’s Oktoberfest. Enjoy live music, food and libations from the beer garden along with lots of activities for your four-legged friend.
Location: Estabrook Park Beer Garden | 4400 N. Estabrook Dr.
The cost for an annual permit to use all of Milwaukee County’s DEAs is $25. For a list of locations to purchase your permit in person, click here. You must have your dog’s license number to complete the permit application.
You can also purchase your permit and dog license online through MADACC (Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission), click here.