Training, Schedules & Fees

New Email  (For contact or E Transfers)
swampdogfarm@gmail.com

 
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Regular Schedule - starts March 1st 2022

 Check Calendar for changes and Notices for closures!  Online Bookings & Drop Ins.

Areas will be rotated closing for maintenance and owner use.  New Fee Schedule in effect see below. 

The Online Booking system takes into consideration Sunrise and Sunset times.  

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

8am - 4pm

Closed

4pm - Dusk

12pm - Dusk

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

12pm - Dusk

7am - Dusk

7am - 4pm

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Winter Schedule

Starts October 15th, 2022.  Please Check Calendar for changes and Notices for Training Area closures!  Online Bookings Only, No Reservation Fees.

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

10am - Dusk

Closed

Closed

12pm - Dusk

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

12pm - Dusk

10am - Dusk

10am - Dusk

Open Training
Regular Schedule

Open Training Days 

  • The Regular Schedule is in effect March 1st 2022.  OPEN for Online Reservations and Drop In's 

  • If you are not familiar with the Training Areas (includes Barn) at SDF, where you can train, drive, park and set up - please visit the Training Area Page with Map.  

  • Reserve Training Areas - 12 hours to 30 days in advance, details are below. 

  • Day of Training "drop in".  Please use White Board in barn (see below).  

  • To make it fair to everyone, especially in the summer months - the online reservation system is setup to encourage handlers to only reserve what they really "need".  You and your group may only reserve 2 areas at a time to a maximum of 4 per day.  Please use the Day of Training "drop in" system to extend time(s) or add training areas. 

Open Training
Winter Schedule

Open Training Days 

  • The Winter Schedule ends March 1st 2022.  OPEN for Online Reservations ONLY.  (No Drop In's) 

  • If you are not familiar with the Training Areas (includes Barn) at SDF, where you can train, drive, park and set up - please visit the Training Area Page with Map.  

  • Online Reservations; Reserve Training Areas - 2 hrs to 30 days in advance, details are below.  

  • Using the online reservation system only in the rainy Fall/ Winter months will allow us post closures online or contact you regarding closures due to weather.  Make sure to check Notices before training.    

Training
Fees

  Training Fees

      -$5 Per Person/ per day Fee  

      -$10 Per Dog/ per day, includes all Training Areas except Barn & Barn Field T7 

      -$5 Per Dog/ per day includes Barn & Barn Field (T7) 

  • Pups under 6 months Free in all Training Areas.  Exception is puppy classes, check with your instructor     

  • Reservation Fees waived until May 1st, 2022

  • Per Person Fee & Dog Training Fee(s) are charged ONCE daily.  (even if you leave the property and come back)

  • The Barn & Barn Field T7 have a separate "per dog" training fee from other areas due to cost of maintenance.  We hope trainers will take advantage the low fee and the fact they are safe and well maintained.  Both are great for training drills and obedience.  

  • Per Person Fees and Dog Training Fee(s) are usually included in club training days hosted at SDF and might be included with some classes.  Please check with your instructor.    

  • Per Person and Dog Training Fees are not included in all day events such as seminars, workshops, trials or tests unless specified in the premium list.  If the property is open for training and you want to train before or after events the Per Person Fee and Dog Training Fee(s) will apply.      

Additional Dog
Training Sports

Today a range of sports is available to dogs and their owners.  Some of the benefits you can gain from getting involved in multiple dog sports include a stronger bond with your dog, a better-behaved canine companion, new friendships, and a healthier lifestyle for both you and your dog.   Current Canine Sports available at SDF include Retriever/ Field/ Hunting Training, Obedience, Conformation.  If you know clubs that are interested in the property we could host, Rally, Agility, Nose Work, Barn Hunt.

Online

Reservations

  Reservation Fees;  WAIVED until May 1st 2022.   Please only reserve what you really need!   

  • Individual or Group (2 or more Persons) - 1 or 2 Hour Reservations - No FEE

  • Individual - 3 Hour Reservation - $5 Fee (waived until May 1st)

  • Group - 1 to 3 Hour Reservations - No Fee

  • Group Reservation of 4.5 hours (minimum 6 dogs) - $5 Fee (waived until May 1st)

  • An Individual and/or their Group may only reserve the "same Training Area" once per day

  • An Individual and/or their Group may only reserve a maximum of "two adjoining Training Areas" at any one time to a Maximum of "four Training Areas per day".

  • Reservations can be made 12 hours to 30 days in advance.  No shows may loose booking privileges.  There is a 30 minute buffer after every reservation.

  • Click on the "Reserve Training Area" button at the top of this page.  Select your Time, Training Area and the available time slots will appear.  Fill in your information and submit.  

  • Before or after your Reservation you can train using "Drop In" (Day of Training) when a training area is available.  Always check calendar for conflicting reservations.

Drop In

 Drop In - Day Of Training

  • Great way to continue training before or after your reservations or drop in for the day.  .

  • Always check the Calendar on this website for Training Areas that have been booked by online reservation.  They will have been booked 12 hours in advance and will show up on the calendar. 

  • Use the White Board in the Barn to book your Training Area(s) - Write your name, Training Area, start and finish time.  What has not been booked on the calendar can be used on a first come, first serve basis with no time or training area limits.    

  • T6 is not available for Drop In Training (Online Reservation Only)

Pond

Maintenance

Fee

   

Does not apply.  Replaced with Per Person $5 fee (year round) to help with ongoing maintenance costs.​

We appreciate your understanding and support.  

Help & SDF
Cancellation 

  • If you are not comfortable using the online booking system or run into technical difficulty just drop us a note.  Please give the online booking system a try, it will keep better track of the calendar then we can!  

  • ​We will try our best not to cancel any reservation / training day / test or trial but Swamp Dog Farm reserves the right to cancel any of the above at any time due to schedule changes, farming, weather, PHO,  emergencies, liability or unforseen circumstances.  Keep this in mind when scheduling training, training days or events on the property, it is never guaranteed!