Paws Place in Ward Acres


A valid permit is required for all dogs entering Paws Place Dog Park. Permits may be obtained in the Parks and Recreation office daily from 8:30 am - 4:30 p.m.


Contact our office at (914) 654-2087 to get details on how to obtain a pass online.

Dog owners must have a current dog license  with up to date proof of rabies vaccinations for each dog, along with proof of residence of the owner. Permits may be issued for up to four members of the household. Proof of residence and a photo to be used for their ID card (either on cell phone or hard copy) must be provided for all household members receiving a permit. This ID must be carried at all times when in the park with the dog. Paws Place permits are valid on a rolling calendar year. For a complete list of rules, please click here.

Paws Place permits can be renewed through the mail by sending an updated dog license and a check made payable to the City Of New Rochelle to:
New Rochelle Parks and Recreation
515 North Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10801 


Annual fee schedule:
  • New Rochelle Resident Household(up to 4 dogs) - $50
  • Non-New Rochelle Resident Household (up to 4 dogs) - $100
  • New Rochelle Resident Professional Dog Walker* (up to 4 dogs) - $250
  • Non-New Rochelle Resident Professional Dog Walker* (up to 4 dogs) - $300
   *All dogs entering the park with a dog walker must also have an individual permit issued to their owner. Dog Walkers are required to carry      both their Professional Dog Walkers' permit and the individual permit for each dog. 

Additional Information

For more information, please contact The Department of Parks and Recreation at 914-654-2087.