Off-Leash Areas

The City of Edina has two off-leash areas (OLA), also called dog parks:

  • Van Valkenburg Park
    4935 Lincoln Drive
    Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
  • Strachauer Park Hockey Rink
    (seasonal site; best for small dogs)
    6200 Beard Ave.
    Open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. April through October

Off-Leash Area Permits & Collars

Rules & Policies

  • Dogs must wear an OLA collar
  • Dogs must be properly vaccinated and be leashed when entering and exiting the OLA
  • No glass containers, smoking, female dogs in season, unauthorized motorized equipment or vehicles, bicycles or individual dogs known to be aggressive are allowed
  • Children under age 6 are not allowed within the OLA and children age 6 to 12 must be closely supervised by an adult
  • Dog owners are responsible for damage and injuries inflicted by their dogs and must properly clean up after them
  • Owners must carry a minimum of two bags to clean up after their pet