The Don Nakata Pool will be closed July 27-September 1 for a liner replacement  

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Pups in the Pool

July 26 @ 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Don Nakata Pool is getting a fresh new pool liner. Bring your dogs for a dip in the pool before the work begins!

Registration is open NOW! Space is limited!

$30 per dog/human guardian

$10 per extra human observer

Registration # 403112

Swim Sessions:

12:00-12:45p   Kitsap Humane Society Dogs

1:15-2:45p Small Dogs Only 

3:30-5:00p All Dog Sizes

5:45-7:15p All Dog Sizes

Participant Rules/Guidelines:

– For the safety of all participants (four and two-legged), every dog must be accompanied by a human designated guardian which is included in the registration fee. The ratio is 1:1 – 1 dog:1 human.

-Extra human observers must be 12 years or older. Due to safety concerns, no children under the age of 12 will be allowed.

-All participants must sign an event and parks liability waiver upon entry. Minors must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian.

-Enter at your own risk. All normal facility rules apply.

-Well socialized dogs only. No aggressive dogs.

-All dogs must have a valid rabies certificate that will be checked before entry. Failure to have proper rabies ID will result in dismissal from the event with no refund issued.

-Dog guardians should be aware of their dog’s behavior and must leave if requested.

-Dog guardians are responsible for the actions of their dogs. Keep your dog in sight and under voice control.

-Dogs displaying aggressive behavior or fighting must be controlled and removed. No reimbursements will be given in the case of a removal.

-Prior to entering the aquatic center, please walk your dog to help him/her relieve themselves and be sure to pick up any waste. Waste bags will be available. We would like to avoid accidents in the pool as much as possible

-Only Dogs may swim. Humans may wade up to their calves only. Locker rooms will not be open for changing.

-All dogs must be properly licensed, healthy and have current vaccinations: rabies, distemper, parvo and Bordetella.

-No puppies under 6 months allowed.

-Dogs must have a collar. Leashes must be removed when entering the pool deck. Drinking water will be provided.

-No dogs in heat allowed.

-Dog guardians must clean up after their dog.

-No human drink/food or dog food/treats allowed. Bottled water available for purchase.

-No smoking.

-No glass items permitted in the pool area.

-No running.

-No foul language or offensive behavior.

-Serious problems resulting in injury must be reported immediately.


July 26
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District
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Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center
8521 Madison Avenue
Bainbridge Island, Wa 98110
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