The park is currently: OPEN  


Below is a list of the FAQs which we have received and answered. If you have a question which you feel should be on this list, please submit it to us at

Q: Why are the FAQs so bare right now?
A: Questions (and answers) will be added as they are presented. The Dogs FAQ will be updated as time allows.

About the CDA

The Chelmsford Dog Association (CDA) was organized in 2009 by several Chelmsford residents.

The primary goal of the CDA, when formed, was to promote responsible dog ownership, educate dog owners (and others) and spearhead the construction of an off-leash dog park in Chelmsford, MA.

in 2012, the CDA officially formed as a non-profit corporation and received IRS approval as a 501(c)(3) charitable community organization in 2013.

Although the membership remained small, the core members and board of directors ran fund-raisers, met with town officials, found an acceptable site and won a grant from the Stanton Foundation to build the park.

The agreement with the town was that park would be granted use of the land (2 acres) on the grounds of a former DPW site but that the CDA would maintain the park.

In 2015 construction started and on 2016, the park was opened.

The CDA maintains the park solely through volunteer efforts and donations from CDA members and other park goers.


Category: About the CDA
Tags: CDA, history

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