City of Fort Lauderdale - Canine Beach
City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Venice of America

Canine Beach

Canine Beach
Sunrise Boulevard at A1A
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Tel: 954-828-PARK (954-828-7275)

Days: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only, year-round

Winter Hours: 3 pm – 7 pm
Summer Hours: 5 pm – 9 pm (Daylight Savings Time)

Location: From the center line of Sunrise Boulevard at A1A north to Lifeguard Stand # 5 (100-yard section of beach).

Photo of Dog Swimming at Beach


Annual Permit (Expires Dec 31)
$30 per dog, tax included (Fort Lauderdale Residents)
$45 per dog, tax included (Non-Residents)

Annual permit must be purchased in person at 1350 West Broward Boulevard (9 am – 4 pm, Monday – Friday). Future renewals can be handled by mail.

Temporary Passes

One-Weekend Permit (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) - $7 per dog

One-Weekend Permits may be purchased from the Park Ranger on duty at Canine Beach.

Note: Please see the Park Ranger on duty for extra pooper scoopers, if needed. Dogs shall be on a leash at all times.

ADA Accessibility Information

For a complete list of accessibility information, visit our ADA Accessibility in City Parks page.

Please call 954-828-7275 for special accommodations.

"Doggie" Guide to City Parks

Learn about our other fine park facilities for dogs.