September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Haynes Pool
The event is a day of swimming exclusively for dogs, and is the final activity held at the pool before closing for the season. All dogs must be current on vaccinations, have a copy of the vaccination records, accompanied by an adult, and have a collar and leash to and from the pool. All dog owners and spectators may go ankle deep in the water only (no swimming).
Also taking place at the adjacent Haynes Park during the Pooch Plunge is an animal adoption event and donation drive for animal shelters coordinated by Pet Food Gone Wild. Recommended donation items include pet food, cat litter, gently used blankets, towels, newspaper, paper towels, and clean toys.
September 9, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Loma Colorado Main Library
Learn how to save seeds from your own garden so that you can participate in the Sandoval County Seed Library. The class will be an introduction, covering pollination, varietal purity, isolation techniques, criteria for plant seed selection, seed saving processes, and seed storage. Presented in collaboration with the Sandoval County Master Gardeners.
September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Haynes Park and Pool
The City of Rio Rancho Parks and Recreation and Pet Food Gone Wild have come
together again this year to mark the final days of summer. Bring your dog(s) out to Haynes Pool for one last swim before the outdoor pools close for the season. There will also be various animal rescue groups and shelters there trying to find lovable pets good homes. To help these shelters, we are also holding a pet food drive.
Donations include: pet food, cat litter, gently used blankets, towels, newspaper,
paper towels, and clean toys.
Pets without current vaccination papers and tags will not be admitted. All dogs
must be leashed and handled by an owner 16 and older if not in the pool area. NO EXCEPTIONS.