The Dog Pool

The pool and dock are regulation sized and besides holding classes we are a NADD facility so we also host tournaments!


NADD (North American Diving Dogs)

NADD is the sanctioning body we play under for dock jumping.

If you aren't familiar with NADD check out their website. (Click on their logo)

Upcoming tournaments:

2019 Dates:
Spring Fling: 4/2/19 - 4/14/19
Summertime Fun: 5/31/19 - 6/2/19
No Sweatin’ the Heat: 7/19/19 - 7/21/19
Splashing in September: 9/27/19 - 9/29/19

To enter you must obtain a NADD number for your dog.  Then through the “portal” you will have under your dog’s name you can search for trials to enter. Go to www.northamericandivingdogs.com to do so.

If you aren’t entered but you would like to try your dog on the dock, we will allow try-its between the official splashes.  $10 for two 3 minute sessions on the dock provided there is time.

Should you need a hotel for the competition we have compiled a list of local hotels and RV grounds here.


Swimming Lessons

Private lessons: If you are interested in teaching your dog to swim.  This class is for your dog to learn how to swim only.  This is not a dock jumping class.  This class is a prerequisite to entering a dock jumping class unless your dog can demonstrate confident swimming and retrieving in the pool.

$35 1/2 hour
$50 hour.

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Beginner Dock Jumping Classes

Does your dog love swimming?  Does he love to retrieve toys out of the water?  We offer beginner dock jumping classes to help you get started in this fun and challenging sport!

This class will be for beginning dock jumpers to learn about going off the dock and gaining confidence, if needed, to do so.

When group beginner classes are available they will be on Saturdays or Sundays 10-12pm. Private lessons can be whenever you prefer.

The class of 6 dogs is 90 minutes for $30.   (if there are less than 6 dogs the class may run shorter due to the physical exertion dock jumping requires)

(Scheduled classes: Saturday 3/30/19 10a-12pm and Wednesday 4/10/19 6pm-7:30pm)  To Sign up, click below.

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Private lessons available $50/hour (up to 2 dogs from the same family/house)

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Testimonial:
Awesome place, awesome owners!!!! These folks go above & beyond to help the "not so sure I wanna jump off the dock" ramp divers! Wylie and I truly appreciate your compassion and dedication! Thank you!!!!  ~ C. Monger


Intermediate/Advanced Classes

This class is for people who have either been through the beginner class or who's dog will jump but they need help in throwing technique or other more advanced elements of the game.

This group of 6 dogs is 90 minutes for $30 (if there are less than 6 dogs the class may run shorter due to the physical exertion dock jumping requires)

Not yet available but you are welcome to sign up for the beginner class even if your dog is not a beginner


Rent the Pool

Rent the pool privately.  You will have use of the pool and dock for you alone.  There is an extra rental fee for the use of the AR rig which applies if you require it for your appointment.

Each rental fee includes entrance for up to 3 dogs.  If you plan on having more than 3 dogs you can add on extra dogs when you click on the buttons below.

Please contact us if you want to host a private party.
1/2 hour pool rental (up to 3 dogs): $30
1 hour pool rental $40 (up to 3 dogs)
$5 per extra dog 

AR Rig: You can also rent the Air Retrieve rig for $15 an hour and we will run it for you.  You can do that as an add-on when you schedule the appointment.

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Air Retrieve Class

Air Retrieve class is for dogs who already jump off the dock and who's owner would like to learn the game of Air Retrieve or (AR)

Available in Group Classes $40 or Private Lessons $60

The next group Air Retrieve beginner class is 3/31/19 11:30-1pm

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Open Dock

Open dock is for anyone that would like to practice on the dock without the a trainer assisting.  This is for people who have already been through beginner and intermediate class or who are already competing.  The fee is $20 per dog and we accept 15 dogs per Open Dock session.

This does not include use of the AR rig.

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