Facility Details

Canine Commons (dog park)

1500 W. Central Rd.
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Access to Canine Commons requires membership.




During COVID, to renew you membership, please contact Cari Boyle at 847-506-8374 to make an appointment:

  • If you or your dog are feeling sick, do not enter the dog park.

  • Enclosures are limited to 10 owners at a time, and owners should maintain 6 feet of distance from each other. If the enclosures are full, please come back another time.

  • The small enclosure is reserved for dogs who weigh 25 pounds or less and is not available for additional distancing for large dogs.

  • Face coverings are recommended.

  • Do not pet other dogs.

  • Use hand sanitizer when entering and leaving the dog park.

  • Limit contact with high touch equipment like gates and benches.

  • During Phase Three of Restore Illinois, the dog park is open to current members only.

Canine Commons is a joint venture between the Arlington Heights and Mt. Prospect Park Districts with 1.82 acres of lush outdoor space for dogs to run and play while pet owners mingle with one another. Situated at Melas Park, 1500 W. Central Road, the dog park features enclosures for both small and large dogs, shade trees, benches, and waste receptacles with bag dispensers.
Membership is required for all residents wishing to enjoy Canine Commons.  For more information about the dog park and dog park membership, learn more.


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