Special Interest

For more information, call 563-243-1260.

  1. Dog Programs
  2. Xtreme Hip-Hop
  3. Community Garden 2023
  4. Safety Town 2023
  5. Deer Management Program 2022 / 2023

Dog Programs at Clinton Parks and Recreation

  • Dog Instructor: Judy May
  • Location: Obedience Classes are on Saturdays at the Riverview Pool
  • Register at: The Rec

Dog Obedience Classes

The class is designed to introduce you and your dog to a collar and leash, to endure handling and to obey simple commands. Also helpful hints on grooming, housebreaking, gnawing and chewing. This class is designed to help you learn how to train your dog being consistent with your commands and by knowing what verbal commands and hand signals to give your dog.

The canine good citizenship test to be taken during the final class. Each class will require a minimum number to be registered.

A soft light-weight nylon buckle collar and 6' leash are required. Any breed of dog will be accepted provided they are at least 12 weeks old, proof of distemper, kennel cough (12 weeks) rabies (4 months) and parvo shots must be presented at time of registration (marked receipt from vet).

Recommended the same person should handle the dog at each session.

Dog Obedience Classes

  • Day and Time: Saturdays: 1 pm to 2 pm
  • Date: Session 1- September 10 through October 29 (No class 9/17)
  • Session 2 - November 5 through December 10
  • Session 3 - March 4 through April 8
  • Session 4 - April 15 through May 20
  • Registration Fee: $40
  • Late Registration $47 (only if availability permits)
  • Limit: 6 minimum; 12 maximum New Sessions

Dog Agility Training

This course will give dogs exposure to jumps, contact obstacle, weave poles and the basics of canine agility. All breeds of non-threatening dogs allowed, AKC certification not required. The main prerequisite is that the dog must be able to effectively work off leash.

  • Prerequisites - Dogs must be 6 months old minimum and show proof of successful completion in a dog obedience class prior to participation.

Dog Agility Classes

  • Day and Time: Saturdays: 2:30 to 3:30 pm
  • Date: Session 1 - September 10 through October 29 (no class September 17)
  • Session 2 - November 8 through December 10
  • Session 3 - March 4 through April 8
  • Session 4 - April 15 through May 13 ( May 6 and 13, 2:30 to 4:30 pm)
  • Registration Fee: $40
  • Late Registration $47 (only if availability permits)
  • Limit: 5 minimum; 8 maximum