Dog Park

Funded through the Recreating Recreation funding, the Dog Park located at Delia Park will open July 7, 2020. Enjoy the off-leash facility that features picnic tables, fencing, water fountain, dog bag dispensers, and much more! The large dog area is 1.25 acres, and the small dog area is .75 acre!

For the safety of young children, anyone under the age of 6 is not allowed in the dog park at any time. Children ages 6-17 are allowed in the park if accompanied by an adult pass holder. 

Rules and Regulations

Dog Park pass holders are responsible for compliance with Sterling Heights general park rules and the Dog Park rules and regulations listed in the signed agreement at all times. Pass holders must have dog’s current license and immunization record on file with the Parks & Recreation department in order to obtain a dog park pass and access to the dog park. Only annual pass holders and their approved dogs are allowed into the park. Permits will be revoked if you allow a non-pass holder or unregistered dog into the park. 

Please view the Dog Park Code of Conduct and Regulations.


Anyone who wishes to use the Dog Park must submit an application, along with photo ID, proof/copy of dogs current vaccinations, proof/copy of current dog license, initialed rules and regulations form, and payment.

Dog Park Application Form

Memorial Benches

The Sterling Heights Parks and Recreation Department has opportunities available to memorialize your loved ones by purchasing a bench or a tree to be placed in the City’s park system. A limited number of memorial benches have been installed at the new dog park.

Memorial Bench and Tree Program Information

Bench and Tree Memorial Application