parks and facilities

Spring Avenue Dog Park

Overview & Permit Fees

Enjoy off-leash fun at the Spring Avenue Dog Park! Fully enclosed for your dog’s safety, the park is a great place for your four-legged friend to exercise and socialize. The Spring Avenue Dog Park features a large open play area, swipe card entry for security, disposal bags and receptacles, picnic tables, benches, and free parking. This is the only Glen Ellyn Park District location where off-leash dogs are allowed. Dog owners need a permit for each dog they bring (up to two dogs).


The park is open seven days a week from sunrise to sunset.

Permits & Fees

An annual permit is required for each dog visiting the dog park and is valid for one year from the date of issue. To buy a permit, visit the Spring Avenue Recreation Center during business hours. Dog owners must provide a completed permit application, proof of residency, a paper copy of rabies vaccination, and payment. Download the application >

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Dog Park Rules & Regulations

For everyone’s safety and enjoyment, permit holders agree to abide by all dog park rules and regulations, as well as all Glen Ellyn Park District governing ordinances and policies, which the Glen Ellyn Park District may change at any time.

Getting There

Dog owners will find the Spring Avenue Dog Park at 185 Spring Avenue, Glen Ellyn, directly behind the Spring Avenue Recreation Center. Follow the sidewalk on the north side of the building to access the entry gate.

Report a Complaint

The Spring Avenue Dog Park is a self-policing dog park. If a dog bite, attack, or other emergency is occurring, always call 911. For general concerns or to report compliance problems, contact Koshie Mills at [email protected] or call (630) 858-2462. Your report should include:

  • Date/time of incident
  • Dog information (breed, color, sex, name)
  • Owner and witness information
  • Incident details


For more information, email Koshie Mills at [email protected] or call (630) 858-2462.