Local pool to close out season with doggie swim

Posted at 12:44 PM, Aug 29, 2017

Back by popular demand, the East Lansing Family Aquatic Center will host a doggie swim next month before closing for the season.

The event will be held on Saturday, September 9 from 10am - 1pm. The cost to participate is $10 for East Lansing residents and $12 for non-residents. Participants will need to read and sign a waiver provided at the facility on the day of the event.

Here are a few things for prospective participants to keep in mind:

- Each dog must have a handler at least 18 years of age or older.

- There can be no more than one dog per handler.

- Dogs must have a license to participate.

- Dogs younger than four months old will not be permitted due to vaccination/licensing requirements. Dogs in heat will also not be permitted.

- Pool use will be strictly for dogs; humans will not be allowed in the water.

- The City of East Lansing is not responsible for injuries to visiting dogs, their owners or others participating in this event.