OC dog playground gets makeover, aims to be more user-friendly


OCEAN CITY, MD. – One doggy playground got a makeover in hopes of making the space more user-friendly.

Today, the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department celebrated the opening of the newly renovated 94th Street Dog Playground with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The group says that over the years, they could tell many parks needed improvements and the dog park was one of them .

After receiving a grant from the Department of Natural Resources Community Parks and Playgrounds Program for over $108,000 dollars, they were able to moved forward with their project.

That makeover included an enhanced shade area, a doggy pool, and ramps and tunnels for exercise.

The Recreation and Parks group say they’re excited to see their hard work become reality and look forward to the community taking advantage of the space. “I think that the community has always been there to support and embrace us, so we really wanted to be able to provide something to the community that they could be proud of and that they could enjoy,” said Director of Recreation and Parks Ocean City.

The director also says this was a team effort from many departments within Ocean City and that they’re proud of the outcome.

The space also includes large and small dog areas and a shelter.

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