Vote for Broad Ripple Bark Park to win $30K makeover


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Broad Ripple Bark Park is in the running to win a $30,000 makeover.

The two-acre park at 1500 Broad Ripple Avenue is one of seven in the U.S. that is competing for the money.

In addition to the $30,000 prize, the winner will also receive $5,000 in new dog park equipment.

To help the Broad Ripple park win, you must vote using Twitter and Instagram. The city with the most votes will win.

Here’s how you can vote:

  • Visit and select Indianapolis
  • Post your vote using your Twitter and/or Instagram account
  • Use #BenefulDogPark and #Indianapolis or #Indy (must include two hashtags with the contest name and one of the city names)
  • Include a photo of the dog park, dogs having fun or some connection to the park

You can vote once a day through Nov. 1. As of Sept. 27, Broad Ripple Bark Park was in the lead, with 48% of the vote.

“Through this contest, we are racing to bring needed resources back to Indianapolis while showcasing Broad Ripple Bark Park as one of the best places for dogs to play,” said Linda Broadfoot, director of Indy Parks.