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Celebrate Dog Days of Summer with Plainfield Park District Photo Contest

The Plainfield Park District is celebrating the “tail” end of summer with the Dog Days of Summer photo contest in August.

Snap a photo of your pooch at one of Plainfield Park District’s dog parks and then share it with us on social media using the hash tag #PPDpets between Aug. 1 and Aug. 31.

The most “pawsome” pictures will be picked to win a Park District doggie-themed prize.

Park District Dog Park Locations:

  • Clow Stephens | 16650 S. Lily Cache Rd., Plainfield
  • Van Horn Woods East | 17200 S. Frontage Rd., Plainfield
  • Daisy Dog Park | 13214 S. Blakely, Plainfield (on 135th St. approximately ½ mile west of Route 30.)

The Rules:

  • Photos must be taken and shared between 1 and Aug. 31 at one of the Park District’s dog parks.
  • Share publicly on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the hash tag #PPDpets
  • Submissions can also be emailed to
  • Physical prints can also be dropped off in the lobby at the Rec/Admin Center, 23729 W. Ottawa St. (Please include the name of pet, their human, phone number, and email address on the back.)
  • By submitting photos, contest participants are agreeing to allow the use of their photos on Plainfield Park District social media accounts, its website, and in future Park District print advertising and activity guides
  • Winners will be notified through their social media accounts or provided email address
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