Pooch Park


3220 Oakton St.
Skokie, IL 60076 Get Directions




A membership to Skokie’s only off-leash dog park provides a unique outdoor green space for dogs (and their owners) to run free. Located at Channelside Park, Pooch Park features more than 2.7 acres of open area. The park also features separate fenced-in areas for puppies and small dogs, and for agility training. Pooch Park is a joint venture of the Skokie Park District and the City of Evanston.

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We welcome your feedback on our facility. If you would like to provide comments regarding Pooch Park or would like to tell us about an incident that happened at Pooch Park, please use this comment form.


Daily: 5 a.m.–10 p.m.
Closed for routine maintenance on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 1–3:30 p.m

info-icon2  pooch@skokieparks.org


  • Accessible Trails
  • Dog Water Fountains (seasonal)
  • Parking
  • Shelters

To purchase or renew a membership to Pooch Park please download the Membership Application Form and the Cook County Animal & Rabies Ordinance Form. The Cook County Animal & Rabies Ordinance Form must be completed by your veterinarian for proof of vaccinations.

Please mail completed form to
Pooch Park Forms
Oakton Community Center
4701 Oakton St.
Skokie, IL, 60076

Membership cards will then be mailed to applicants. Memberships to Pooch Park are valid 1 year from date of purchase.