In order to register and be provided membership tags, you will need to provide the following: 

  1. Your municipal dog license certificate - you provide us a copy that we keep on file.
  2. A filled out Registration form & Waiver - that has to be downloaded and printed out.

Take above forms to:  The Beacon Barkery at 192 Main Street, Beacon NY 12508.
Please bring a check as this is the preferred way to pay see Registration Fee at bottom of page.

If you need access to a copy machine you can visit the Beacon Public Library at 313 Main St.


Basic Requirements

In order for your dog to be registered and use the dog park the following requirements must be met:

  • Dog(s) have never bitten, attacked another human or dog.
  • Dog(s) do not act in a violent or threatening way.
  • Dog(s) licensed within their home municipality (Cold Spring, Fishkill, etc.)
  • Dog(s) are spayed/neutered
  • Dog(s) has current vaccinations and is in good health



Rules of the Park

Please read and follow all the rules for the park - they are meant to make it a safe, clean and enjoyable park for everyone. 


Registration Fee

  • Annual fee of $50 for (1) family with (1) dog
    (and $10 for each additional dog)

Pro-rated Fee Schedule

Our membership year runs April 1st - March 31st and thus depending on when you join, your first year may be pro-rated based on the following schedule.

  • April 1st - September 30th : $50 per family / $10 per additional dog.
  • October 1st  - December 31st $30 per family / $10 per additional dog.  
  • January 1st - March 31st $15 per family / $10 per additional dog.  




The annual fee goes to cover the costs associated with operating the park which includes but is not limited to:

  • Cost of insurance(s)
  • Cost of supplies (trash, bags, signs, keys, etc.)
  • Cost of maintenance (lawn cutting, etc.) 
  •  Just about everything else is provided by volunteers and in-kind donations