Hundreds of people and their pooches came out for the first ever event at Crocker Park this weekend.
This little pup got out to play on Sunday at the inaugural Crocker Bark event which coincided with the annual Crocker Park Art Fair. Dogs and their owners could learn all about canine care, rescue organizations and even try the agility course.
The local nonprofit helps children with disabilities stay active, have fun and make friends.
For 35 years, Youth Challenge has been bringing together teen volunteers and children with physical disabilities to stay active doing everything from rock climbing to camping to a wide variety of sports. The nonprofit hosts free programs year-round for 150 kids and young adults in seven counties with the help of more than 400 volunteers. The nonprofit is best known for its summer camps with sports in the morning and swimming at Peterson Pool in the afternoon. The camps draw 60-70 people to Clague Park every Wednesday and Friday. "We kind of pride ourselves on taking over the park," said Chris Garr, program manager. Kids get the opportunity to camp, swim, boat, hike and more during the summer, Garr said, but they also participate in service…