Rules & Info

Hours of Availability
6am – 10pm

As the Dog Run is situated in the St. Nicholas Park, we maintain the same hours as the park itself.


Please be courteous and respectful to others.

  • You must pick up after your dog.
  • Remove leash before entering.
  • A maximum of three dogs per person is allowed.
  • Monitor and control your dog at all times, particularly non-neutered males as other males may react aggressively toward them.
  • No dogs in heat.
  • No prong, choke or spike collars.
  • Dogs involved in a fight must be removed from the run.
  • Discourage excessive barking, especially in the early morning and late evening.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Dogs must be licensed, vaccinated against rabies, and free from all communicable diseases.
  • No glass containers.
  • If your dog digs a hole, fill it in before you leave.

For questions about Parks or to report an incident, please call 311 or visit

Helpful Information

Local NYPD 26th Precinct: (212) 678-1311

  • Reportable Offenses
    • Fights / harm involving humans IS a reportable offense
    • Someone training a dog to fight
    • Drunk / Unruly behavior
  • Non-Reportable Offenses
    • Fights between dogs IS NOT a reportable offense
  • Abandoned Dog and what to do
    • Contact us
    • Take to a vet to be scanned for microchip
    • No-Kill shelters
    • Call NYPD who will transport the dog to ACC
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