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 featured 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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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
  • Activity Shelters
  • Dog Cleaning Stations
  • Dog Water Fountains (seasonal)
  • Parking

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

Once the forms are complete please mail them 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.