Dog Parks

Please find a table below which explains the control requirements in more detail:

On and Off Leash Areas:
Streets and Footpaths Dogs must be on a chain, cord or leash at all times, not exceeding 2 metres in length.
Parks and Reserves Dogs must be under effective control by voice command and in close proximity to their owners at all times, unless signs declare it an on lead area. Then a dog must be on a chain, cord or leash at all times, not exceeding 2 metres in length.
Dogs on the Foreshore To ensure a consistent approach to dogs on the beach the following conditions apply:
Daylight Saving (October to March)
Between 10am and 8pm dogs must be on a chain, cord or leash at all times, not exceeding 2 metres in length.
Between 8pm and 10am dogs must be under effective control by voice command and in close proximity to their owners at all times;
Non Daylight Saving (April to September)
Dogs must be under effective control by voice command and in close proximity to their owners at all times.
Designated Dog Parks
  • Jack Watkins Reserve - Churchill Rd, Kilburn
  • L.J. Lewis Reserve - Stirling St, Northfield
  • Roy Marten Park - Taperoo

(Dogs must be under effective control by voice command and in close proximity to their owners at all times.)

Dog Prohibited Areas Any areas signposted as dog prohibited, means no dog can enter or remain in this area
Children’s Playgrounds No dog can enter an enclosed area which has play equipment or if there is no enclosed area, come within 3 metres of the nearest device.
Organised Sport If a park has any organised sporting event which is being played, all dogs must be on a chain, cord or leash at all times, not exceeding 2 metres in length.

*Effective control means your dog is close to you and can be controlled with voice command. If you don't think you could call your dog back under distraction of other dogs or other people, please do not take your dog off lead.

For further information on this topic, or if you have any questions, please call our helpful Customer Services team on 8405 6600 or email us at service@cityofpae.sa.gov.au.
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