If you're a dog owner in Cairnlea, you've probably heard the buzz about the new Kevin Flint Memorial Reserve Dog Park. Located inside Cairnlea Park, this fully fenced, off-leash dog park sprawls over 7,000 square metres, giving your pup ample room to stretch their legs. With a separate area for quiet and small dogs, even shy or older canines can join the fun without feeling overwhelmed.

Kevin Flint Memorial Reserve Dog Park

The park is designed to cater to your dog's needs with sandy digging spots, rummaging zones and natural shade from surrounding trees. But that's only part of what this dog park offers. With water stations, double-gated entries, and plenty of shade, it's a pawfect place for you both to hang out.

Fenced Dog Park Amenities

Kevin Flint Memorial Reserve Dog Park caters to every doggy desire with its comprehensive lineup of amenities. Inside the fenced dog park area, you'll find:

  • Space for small dogs: Separate enclosures for the small dogs and quiet, allowing for a safe and comfortable experience for all.
  • Diverse Terrain: Sandpits, shrubs, and bark areas offer dogs who love to sniff a diverse sensory experience.
  • Dog bag dispensers: Convenient dog bag dispensers and bins at the entrances.
  • Dog water stations: dedicated water fountains in main and small dog park sections.
  • Double gate entrances: Multiple entrances, all with double gate entry, offer a more secure enclosed dog park area.
  • Shaded seating areas: Built cover areas to protect from Melbourne weather.
  • Diverse Terrain: Sandpits, shrubs, and bark areas offer dogs who love to sniff a diverse sensory experience.

Dog park water station in Cairnelea fenced dog park

Outside of the fenced area, you will also find many amenities you can access while your dog is on a leash:

  • Walking Trails: Expand your day out by walking along a serene lake.
  • Parking Areas: Nearby free parking lot just off Furlong Rd.

Location & Visiting Kevin Flint Memorial Reserve Dog Park

You'll find street parking along Greanstead Way, or there's a free parking lot just off Furlong Road. It's a pupular spot for local dog owners, so it can get pretty busy, especially on weekday afternoons and weekends.

Cairnlea fenced dog park area for small and timid dogs

Kevin Flint Memorial Reserve Dog Park Rules

  • Owners must pick up and dispose of dog waste immediately.
  • Keep dogs on a leash while entering and exiting the off-leash area.
  • Adults must supervise children under 12 inside the off-leash area.
  • Do not allow children under 3 inside the off-leash area.
  • Ensure dogs are vaccinated and carry the Council's registration tag at all times.
  • No more than two dogs per adult at one time.
  • Leash and remove dogs acting aggressively from the off-leash area immediately.
  • Do not permit puppies under 4 months old, dogs in heat, aggressive, or sick dogs within the off-leash area.
  • Owners must carry a leash at all times.
  • Dogs must be under effective control at all times. Upon recall, dogs must return to their owner and remain within unobstructed sight of them.
  • Owners use the park at their own risk and are liable for any injuries or damage caused by their dogs. Brimbank Council is not responsible for injury or illness to dogs or owners.
  • Keep dogs at least 15 metres away from any children’s playgrounds and public BBQ areas within the reserve.
  • Do not allow Dangerous and Restricted Breed Dogs inside the off-leash area.