Rules for the new dog park include:

* Dogs should be leashed prior to and leaving the dog park area.

* Quickly clean up after dog, and dispose of the waste.

* No animals other than dogs are permitted in the fenced-in area.

* Owners must carry a leash and monitor their dog's behavior at all times. Owners are responsible and liable for their dogs and children.

* Leaving dogs unattended is prohibited.

* Limit of three dogs per person.

* Dogs must wear a collar with identification at all times.

* No choke or pinch collars allowed in the park.

* All dogs must have current licenses and be current on immunizations and shots including rabies, distemper and parvovirus.

* Park hours are dawn to dusk.

* Puppies under four months of age are prohibited.

* Problem or aggressive dogs must be immediately leashed and removed from the park.

* Leave unhealthy dogs or dogs in heat at home.

* Dogs with known history of dangerous behavior are prohibited.

* Keep park gates closed at all times.

* Park visitors use the park at their own risk.

* The facility will be closed when the lake is in the freezing process or frozen.

* Please abide by posted signage in the park concerning designated areas for large and small dogs. Small dogs are 35 pounds and under.