A gym just for dogs now in Alexandria

Cross training and day boarding

  • When: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10 a.m.
  • Where: Frolick Dogs Canine Sports Club
  • Cost: Not available
  • Age limit2: Not available
  • Categories: Community

Dogs demo gym equipment and Alexandria Mayor cuts ribbon to celebrate opening of area's first dog sports club

WHO: Frolick Dogs Canine Sports Club

Mayor William D. "Bill" Euille of Alexandria

Select canine members of Frolick Dogs with owners

Alexandria Chamber of Commerce leadership

Other Alexandria city officials

Community partners (veterinarian, rescue organizations, dog trainers, etc.)

WHAT: Ribbon cutting ceremony AND Frolick Dogs facility tour & demonstration

Dogs of all sizes and breeds will be using equipment such as: Dog Tread treadmills; FitPAW balance balls -- standing atop a large peanut-shaped ball that provides a great visual -- which help improve a dog’s core strength, balance, and body awareness; and agility equipment in a competition size ring. Talk with experts about canine fitness and wellness.

WHEN: Thursday, July 31

10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Frolick Dogs Canine Sports Club

3208 Colvin Street

Alexandria, VA 22314



WHY: To show the Alexandria community’s support for the area’s first and only gym for dogs, and to provide a visual example of what fitness and fun looks like for dogs and their owners. With vets declaring over half of American pets obese, Frolick Dogs provides new ways to engage in canine wellness.

Parking available at the gated Hadeed lot located directly across the street