Romp in the Park

Aug 09
Romp in the Park10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Norris-Penrose Indoor Arena
 1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd, Colorado Springs

A free, fun family event—for humans and dogs!

A community event for the whole family!

  • Live demonstrations from our classes: Doggy Dancing, K9 Nose Work, Agility and more
  • Contests, including dog/owner look-a-like, biggest dog/smallest dog
  • Raffle baskets and lots of vendors
  • Face painting, crafts and a scavenger hunt for kids
  • Doggy water park and kiddie pools

Feel free to bring your well-behaved, leashed dogs. Leashes are optional for children.

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This Year's Sponsors

Interested in being a vendor or sponsor for Romp in the Park? Learn more or contact us.

Schedule of Events:

10:30 am Welcome and Reading of the Proclamation

Lauren Fox, Executive Director, All Breed Rescue & Training

10:45 am Freestyle Demo
Demonstration/Contest Area

11:00 am Hot Dog Alley Contest
Demonstration/Contest Area

11:10 am Animal Talk: How Do They Communicate?
Sue Hopple, Booth #37

11:15 am All Breed Agility Team Demo
Agility Area

11:30 am All Breed NeoDog I & II Class Demo
Demonstration/Contest Area

12:00 pm International Homeless Animals’ Day Vigil  Karen Stone, Board President, All Breed Rescue & Training Sue Hopple, Animal Communicator

12:15 pm Rescue Dog Parade

12:30 pm K9 Summer Games Demo: Red Light/Green Light & Simon Says Demonstration/Contest Area

1:00 pm All Breed Agility Team Demo 

Agility Area

1:15 pm Best Trick

Contest Demonstration/Contest Area

1:30 - 3:15 pm “Try your Paws at Agility” 

Agility Area

1:45 pm Freestyle Demo 

Demonstration/Contest Area

1:55 pm K9 Summer Games Demo: The Bean Game 

Demonstration/Contest Area

2:10 pm Animal Talk: How Do They Communicate? 

Sue Hopple, Booth #37

2:15 pm Best Dressed Contest and Fashion Race 

Demonstration/Contest Area

2:30 pm K9 Summer Games Demo: Musical Chairs 

Demonstration/Contest Area

2:45 pm Owner Look Alike Contest

Demonstration/Contest Area

3:00 pm Freestyle Demo 

Demonstration/Contest Area

3:15 pm Joe Pup Relay 

Demonstration/Contest Area

3:30 pm Amateur Agility Contest 

Agility Area

3:45 pm K9 Summer Games: Mac Truck 

Demonstration/Contest Area

4:00 pm Tail Waggin' Contest 

Demonstration/Contest Area

4:00 pm Scavenger Hunt Ends

4:15 pm Announcement of the Raffle Basket Winners

4:30 pm Closing Remarks 

Lauren Fox, Executive Director, All Breed Rescue & Training

All-Day Activities

  • K9 Nosework
  • Doggie Water Park
  • Bobbin’ for Hot Dogs
  • Puppy Picasso
  • Wheel of Obedience
  • Kidz Korner & Activities
  • Face painting
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Education booth
  • Raffles
  • Food
  • Vendors
  • Awesome training class specials

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