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The Bark Park

The membership-based dog park is open 7 days per week from sunrise to sunset.  Membership fees are based on a ‘per dog’ registration and be effective from January through December of each year.  Membership for the 1st dog is $20.00 with $5.00 / dog thereafter with a maximum of three (3) dogs per household.  Patrons are be required to supply current vaccination (rabies, bordetella and DHPP) and registration information for their dogs in the application process.  A secure keypad code lock is in place to provide security for the patrons.  Members are provided with an initial code for entrance upon approval of membership.  Codes change quarterly and a new code is provided (via text message or phone call from One Call Now) for access to the park.

THE Bark Park provides separate fenced areas for ‘small’ dogs and ‘large’ dogs.  Each play area includes a pavilion with concrete flooring and picnic tables.  The pavilions have electricity and running water included.  There is additional bench seating located remotely from the pavilions, as well.  There are three (3) play features in each compartment.  They were constructed ‘in house’ by Marion Park District Park Services personnel and are comprised of many re-purposed parts of outdated play equipment from other Marion Park District Parks.  Each compartment has a ‘dogipot’ waste container for disposal of pet waste.  Baggies and a large waste receptacle are components of each ‘dogipot’.


Applications and Waiver forms must be completed and returned to the Marion Park District.

ALL new members must submit their application, waiver form, vaccination records and payment to the Marion Park District before a code will be issued.  Existing members can submit renewal payment below.  Please make sure that your vaccination records are up to date with the Marion Park District.

Please click the buttons  below to download the Bark Park Application, Bark Park Waiver & Relase and the Bark Park Rules & Regulations.  You must complete and return the applcation and waiver, along with your dog’s vaccination records. You may upload the documents online or return the completed forms and records to our office. You must also complete the payment online or call the Park Office.  Once all documentation and payments are received, you will be contacted by our office staff.

If you have questions please call us at 618-993-3940.

Bark Park Application
Printable Version
(Must Complete)

Bark Park Waiver & Release
Printable Version
(Must Complete)

Bark Park Rules & Regulations
Printable Version
(Please Read/For Your Records)

Upload Application, Waiver & Vaccination Records
(.pdf, .jpg or .png file formats)

Make Bark Park Payment Online

Upload Forms & Documentation.

Use this form to submit your completed Bark Park Application, Waiver & Release and Vaccination Records.


Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 3 files.
Please upload your completed application in *.pdf, *.jpg or *.png file format.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Please upload your completed waiver and release in *.pdf, *.jpg or *.png file format.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Please upload vaccination records in *.pdf, *.jpg or *.png file format.

Bark Park Payment

Dog Registration is $20.00 & $5.00 for each additional dog

*First Dog is $20; Each Additional Dog is $5.00

Contact Us:

519 Parish Ave
Marion IL 6295

Admin Hours

Mon- Fri 9am – 4:30pm

Sat-Sun             Closed

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