Broad Ripple Bark Park

Annual Pooch Passes are based on the January-December calendar year. Passes include a tag for your dog and a gate access device for you.

Very Important Pooch Passes are based on the January-December calendar year. Passes include a tag for your dog and a gate access device for access to all Indy Parks Bark Parks. VIP passes are available for purchase at the Broad Ripple Park Family Center.


Annual Pooch Pass $75
VIP Pass $125
Replacement Tag $10
Replacement Access Card $10
Daily Pooch Pass $5

A discount will be applied on tags for your second and third dogs.

To obtain a Pooch Pass or VIP pass:
Visit the park office with your dog’s vaccination records documenting current inoculations for Rabies, Parvo, Distemper and Bordetella. Complete the application form, sign the waiver, and pick up the dog park brochure.

Please note: Dogs without a Pooch Pass are not verified for current vaccinations. For yoursafety and that of your dog, please do not allow others to enter the area without an access card and/or a tag.

Etiquette and Rules


Indy Park’s Canine Companion Zone Rules
Use of the Canine Companion Zone is a privilege. Please do not allow unacceptable or irresponsible behavior to ruin the fun for other users.

Indy Parks strives to provide a fun, safe environment for you and your dog(s).  However, by using this facility you agree that you understand and assume all responsibility and liability for the risks of unleashing your dog(s) in the facility.

These risks include, but are not limited to:
1. Dog fights, dog bites and injuries to humans and other dogs;
2. Infectious diseases such as rabies, kennel cough or Lyme disease;
3. Dog theft or unlawful capture by other people;
4. Dog escape over or under fences;
5. Plants and/or water sources in the park that may be poisonous to dogs;
6. Park vegetation that may have burrs or seeds that could get tangled in a dog’s coat or lodge in a dog’s feet, ears, or eyes;
7. Mosquitoes, ticks, chiggers, fleas or other insects that may be present;
8. Wild animals in the parks such as skunks, raccoons, badgers or stray dogs, all of which might injure or infect your dog(s).

The Canine Companion Zone is not staffed or supervised by any agent or employee of Indy Parks or the City of Indianapolis at any time. Users therefore are required to abide by posted rules and etiquette at all times while on the premises.

Dog owners/keepers and individuals accompanying them use the facility entirely at their own risk and that of their dog(s). Owners/keepers are responsible and liable for the actions and behavior of their dogs at all times. Neither Indy Parks nor the City of Indianapolis assumes liability for loss, damage, or any kind of injury sustained by any human or dog while using any of the Canine Companion Zones.

Place Categories: Dog Parks and Dog-Friendly PlacesPlace Tags: Broad Ripple

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