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Decarsky Park - Dog Park & Ballpark

Decarsky Dog Park

Decarsky Park, located at 1600 Line Drive (south Rock Road just past Chet Smith), features four ball diamonds, a dog park, concessions, and open spaces. The park opened in two phases - the dog park opened in October 2020 and the ball park opened in May 2021. 

Dog Park Features

  • 3-acre park (one yard for large dogs and one for small dogs)
  • Agility course with six obstacles
  • Pond with dock for retrieval training (dogs only)
  • Shade structures/benches
  • Water bubblers
  • Wash station
  • Parking
  • Restrooms
  • ADA Accessible
  • The dog park is closed on Monday mornings (Tuesdays if Monday is a holiday or if there is inclement weather on Monday) for regular maintenance and mowing. The park is also closed during and sometimes after inclement weather (rain/snow). 
  • Decarsky Dog Park rules
  • Follow the dog park on Facebook
Ballpark Features 
  • Four fields (turf infield, grass outfield)
    • Three are 230 feet at centerfield, one 250’ at centerfield
    • All ages of women's softball, 12 and under youth baseball
    • Bases: 60’, 65’, 70’
    • Pitching distances: 35’, 40’, 43’ and 46’
    • Vented dugouts with protective screens
    • State-of-the-art LED Musco lighting with uplighting
  • Two batting cages with artificial turf
  • Concession stand
  • Picnic shelter
  • Shade structures
  • Bleachers and green space
  • Scorer boxes
  • ADA accessible 
  • Schedule games and practices by calling the Derby Recreation Commission at
  • Decarsky Park Facebook page 
Thank You Derby
This project would not have been possible without the support of Derby residents. The park was part of the Derby Difference Sales Tax approved in October 2013. 

The City of Derby would also like to thank the following contributors to the park:
  • Tomp & Vicki Decarsky - donated 63 acres of land valued at $800,000
  • Derby Recreation Commission - $754,062 for construction of a fourth field (Phase 1)
  • Decarsky Foundation - $73,000 for some of the dog park play features
  • Dr. David & Krista Drake - bronze sculpture at entrance to the dog park.
  • Rotary Club of Derby - $13,000 for trees in the entry plaza
  • Derby Community Foundation - $1,600 for a water bubbler play feature for the dogs 
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