Registration open for LPRD’s annual Pooch Plunge

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department’s Aquatic Division will be dog ready for this year’s Pooch Plunge held on Tuesday, Sept. 5.

The Pooch Plunge will take place from 4-7 p.m. at the Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Kentucky St., and will provide local dogs the opportunity to go for a dip before the outdoor pool is drained for the season. All dogs must have proof of current vaccinations the day of the event, and must remain under their owner’s control at all times.

The fee for the event is $5 per dog. Registration will be available at the door, but owners may also pre-register online at There will be no charge for spectators.

For more information, contact the Aquatic Division at (785) 832-7946.