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The 10-month off-leash dog area trial will take place October 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020.

DOLA Hours

October – November 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
December – February 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
March – July 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Following the update to the Stay-at-Home order the Jollyman DOLA will reopen on Friday, June 5. Users must follow the latest limitations to the Santa Clara Country Shelter-in-Place order.

Regulations include:

  • No person shall enter a dog park if it is not possible to easily maintain at least six feet of separation from all other persons.
  • Face coverings must be worn at all times, except by people who are exempted from the face covering requirement pursuant to the Health Officer’s Critical Guidance on Face Coverings.

Dogs must remain on leash at Jollyman Park or any other park during non DOLA hours. Owners who fail to comply may be subject to administrative citation.

License Your Pet - San Jose Animal Care & Services

DOLA Trial Area
Jollyman Park
1000 S. Stelling Rd.

DOLA Rules

  • All dogs must be on leash at all times except when in the designated DOLA during permitted times.
  • Respect other park users. Stop bothersome behavior immediately.
  • Owners must be in control of their dogs at all times. Dogs with known history of dangerous behavior are not allowed.
  • Cleaning up after your dog is mandatory.
  • Dogs must have current licenses and vaccinations; licenses must be on the dog’s collar; collar must be on the dog.
  • Consumption of food and the use of glass containers not allowed during DOLA hours.
  • Dogs in heat are not allowed.
  • No puppies less than 4 months of age allowed.
  • Owners must provide their own drinking bowls.
  • Leaving dogs unsupervised is prohibited.
  • Owners must stop their dogs from digging and fill any holes caused by their dogs.
  • Violation of posted rules and regulations can be reported to Code Enforcement-- 408-777-3182 or non-emergency Sheriff-- 408-299-2311
  • Report dog bites/incidents immediately to the Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority--408-764-0344

Owners are legally responsible and liable for the action of their dogs and injuries or damage caused by their dogs. The City of Cupertino assumes no liability for the users of the DOLA.

October 4, 2018 Presentation to Park & Recreation Commission of proposal for DOLA trial at Jollyman Park.

March 5, 2019
Presentation to City Council of proposal for DOLA trial at Jollyman Park. Staff Report

April 2, 2019 Approval of City Council FY 2019-20 Work Plan including direction to review use of fields for use as DOLA.

August 1, 2019 - September 5, 2019 Opportunity for the community to comment on the proposed off-leash dog exercise area.