Community Dog Park

Located at 501 Richway Drive W. in Albert Lea near Brookside Boathouse.

Divided large and small off-leash park with access to Brookside walking trail.


Dog Park Rules

  1. Use of the dog park is at your own risk.
  2. Park is open daily from dawn until dusk.
  3. Dogs must be leashed when entering or exiting park area. Handlers must have leash on them at all times while using the park.
  4. Dogs must wear a collar and display vaccination tags. Spiked collars are prohibited.
  5. Each adult may have a max. of 2 dogs at a time in the park. Dogs must be supervised and under voice control.  No more than 15 dogs allowed inside the park.
  6. Handlers must clean up after their dogs and dispose of waste properly.
  7. Female dogs in heat and dogs under 4 months are not allowed.
  8. Dogs showing signs of aggression must be leashed and removed from the park.
  9. Smoking is prohibited inside the dog park.
  10. No wheeled vehicles are allowed, except wheelchairs used by people with physical challenges.
  11. Children 12 and under are not allowed inside the fenced area.
  12. In case of emergency, call 911.

Minnesota state law (Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005) requires that "a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees." For the City of Albert Lea, titles and salaries as of Jan. 1, 2019, are: City Manager, $138,375.12; Director of Public Works/City Engineer $110,780.80; and Director of Public Safety $103,646.40. Date of publication: January 23, 2019.