The dog park is located at 10051 Hedwig Drive, St John, Indiana 46373. Users are required to purchase a permit each calendar year at the St. John Town Hall, 10955 West 93rd Avenue.
Permits are valid on a calendar year basis (January 1 through December 31). For the initial permit period, permits issued in 2015, or anytime in 2016, shall be valid for the calendar year ending December 31, 2016.
Thereafter, permit issuance to participant users shall be on a calendar year basis, no matter when issued in the calendar year. Permit Fees will not be prorated. Each Permit will expire on December 31 of that year, except for 2015 permits which expire on December 31, 2016.
Proof of current vaccinations is required. Rabies, DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus). Bordatella is not mandatory, but is strongly recommended.
Annual Participant/User Fee for St. John Residents: $25.00 – one dog; $10.00 each additional dog.
Non-Resident Participant/User Fee: $100.00 – one dog; $25.00 each additional dog. Replacement card: $10.00 if card is lost or damaged.
Dog Incident Policy
Our Rules and Etiquette are deigned to help minimize the chance for a dog incident. However, should an incident occur, here is our policy and recommended action to be taken by dog owners.
- Separate and leash the dogs.
- Inspect dogs for any injury.
- Exchange names and phone numbers.
- Obtain names and phone numbers of any witnesses.
In the event the St. John Park Department is notified, the St. John Park Department has the express right to release names and phone numbers of parties. You are legally and financially responsible for the action of your dogs(s).
The St. John Dog Park and the St. John Park Department reserve the right to revoke park privileges to any participant user who fails to follow park rules and etiquette or where it is determined a participant user dog or dog owner is dangerous to other or in violations of any applicable animal ordinances or regulations.
Dog Park Emergency Phone Numbers:
St. John Animal Control: (219) 365-6235
St. John Non-Emergency Police: (219) 365-6032
St. John Park Department: (219) 365-6236