Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Parks’ famed puppy pool party returns to the boardwalk of Wildwoods, NJ.  On Sunday, September 13, 2015, Morey’s Piers’ “goes to the dogs” opening the gates of Raging Waters Water Park to dogs with all proceeds benefiting the New Jersey SPCA.

The “Water Bark” will be open from 5:00pm to 7:00pm inviting canines to paddle along the river adventure, play in the fountain pool or fetch tennis balls in the activity pool.  Water bowls and free dog treats will be stationed throughout Raging Waters during the event and each dog will receive a Morey’s Piers souvenir to take home. Owners will find food and beverage menu options at the Wrecker’s Beach Grill for purchase. Admission is $20 per dog and $10 per person. 

“Gone to the Dogs has become an annual tradition for families and their four-legged friends and a staple in celebrating the close of an action-packed water park season here at Morey’s,” added Jack Morey, second-generation partner of Morey’s Piers.  “Watching these happy pups running, splashing, and tails wagging…they have as much fun as people do!”  

Blue Palms Resort, located steps away from Mariner’s Pier and Raging Waters Water Park, is offering pet-friendly accommodations from September 11 through 14, 2015.  The “Wildwood Unleashed” stay package starts at $62 per night (Sunday & Monday), and includes a welcome “doggie bag” and pet-cleaning fee.  Two-night minimum stay is required; limited space available.  To book a reservation, call (609) 522-0606.

Prior to the event, pups and their families can enjoy the ocean and sand at Wildwoods Dog Beach, located on Poplar Avenue between Morey’s Mariner’s Pier and Surfside Pier. The designated dog beach area stretches one city block wide and 1,500 feet long, offers fresh water and dog clean-up bags, and is open every day from 6:00am until dusk. All dogs must remain on leashes. 

For admission to Morey’s Piers “Water Bark,” owners must pre-register their dogs and purchase tickets at  The event is open to the first 225 dogs to sign up; animals cannot be registered onsite. Admission is $20 per dog and $10 per person.  (Dogs are only permitted at Raging Waters Water Park on Sunday, September 13 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm and must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older and leashed at all times except while in the water.  Owners must show proof of current rabies vaccination at admission, which can include a dog tag or rabies vaccination certificate. Check-in begins at 4:30pm near the Raging Waters entrance, located at the rear of Morey’s Mariner’s Pier at Schellenger Avenue and the Boardwalk in Wildwoods, NJ.)

For video of last year’s event, please visit:

Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Parks received a Tripadvisor 2015 Travelers’ Choice award for Top Water Parks in the United States and recently ranked number two out of America’s top 40 water parks, according to Foursquare. For more information on Morey’s Piers, visit