There are over 2,000 registered dogs in Billerica. Where do you go with your dog in Billerica?  The Billerica Dog Park Committee wants to establish and maintain a Dog Park in the Town of Billerica for them to run, play, and socialize with other dogs.  We support other pet friendly projects as well.

Yankee Doodle Homecoming Weekend

Yankee Doodle Homecoming is a town-wide celebration honoring Billerica's Revolutionary past, including a parade, an assortment of events and Colonial encampment.  This September marks the 25th anniversary.  Come on out for the fun.  The Billerica Dog Park will be there throughout the weekend.

Saturday September 17 - 10am

Parade - The Billerica Dog Park will be marching...with our Dogs! Starts at Shops at Billerica Mall, ends at Marshall Middle School, Floyd Street. If you would like to walk with us in the parade, be at The Shops at Billerica by 9:30am.  Look for the wagging tails to find us.  Of course, dog are welcome to march as well.   Contact Brenda at bkomarinski@gmail.com

Saturday September 17 - 10am-5pm
Visit us- The Billerica Dog Park will have a booth again this year on Saturday September 17 from 10am-5pm.  We should be at our usual location outside Billerica Memorial High School.  Stop on by and say hello.

Sunday September 18 - 10am-3pm

Four Paws in Action.  A Billerica Dog Day Tradition, this year marks the 10th anniversary of this free fun family event.  Bring your dog and your camera for some tail-wagging fun.  Behind Billerica Memorial High School.

  10:00am-3:00pm: Visit the Booths and Wood Carver
  10:00am-noon: Open Arena Doggie Social
  12:00pm: Scavenger Hunt ( Kids 12 and under)
  12:30pm: Dedication with Citation from State House
  12:45pm: Scavenger Hunt ( Kids 12 and under)
  1:00pm: High Flying Frisbee Dogs Show
  1:45pm: Billerica Police K9 Unit Demo
  2:15pm: Contests for your Dog

  • Kanine Kostume Pawrade
  • Hula Hoop Musical Chairs
  • Biggest Dogs
  • Smallest Dogs
  • Special Surprise
Find out more at: www.billericadogpark.org/fourpaws

Get your voucher here

You want dinner, and your dog park.  

Please come “Dine for the Dogs” and help support the Billerica Dog Park.  Visit the Lexington Road Ninety Nine Restaurant on Wednesday October 5, 2016, present the voucher to your server when seated, and the Ninety Nine Restaurants will donate 15%* of your guest check to help build the park.

Wednesday October 5, 2016.  5:00pm - 9:00pm only
Ninety Nine Restaurant, 160 Lexington Rd, Billerica MA

Billerica Dog Park.  Coming Summer 2017.  Really!

The Dog Park Committee is please to announce that the Billerica Dog Park is now fully funded and have a target timeline for its completion.

We are working with the Stanton Foundation and will have a better, more ambitious Billerica Dog Park than we envisioned a year ago.  Our new $and improved 163,000 park will include bringing water to the site for irrigation and drinking fountains, two fenced in sections (one dedicated to small dogs), benches, trees, a shade pavilion, entrance kiosk, and some hardscape features, including the commemorative bricks you sponsored.

Last week, we received the design grant to hire a professional landscape architect.  We are currently qualifying firms, and will soon be requesting proposals from them.

Target Timeline:

  • Issue Landscape Architect Request for Proposal: August 2016
  • Select Landscape Architect: September 2016
  • Complete the design:  November 2016
  • Permits done, bids out to contractors and suppliers:  February 2017
  • Groundbreaking:  April 2017
  • Construction complete and opening: July 2017

That's right.  Our park will open next summer.  Get Pumped!  

Thanks again, Billerica, for your support and patience.

Thank you Billerica!

A funny thing happened on the way to raising $42,000 for Billerica's first dog park. We started working towards an application for a grant from the Stanton Foundation. The Stanton Foundation Foundation will fund a significant portion of the park.  So, we now have what is needed to apply for a Stanton grant.  All totaled, we have raised $25,720.  Along with a grant from Stanton, Billerica will get its dog park.

Thank you Billerica!

You're Awesome...
  • Yankee Doodle Homecoming in 2013.  This started our fundraising with $327 in change dropped in the collection jars.
  • $150 donation from O'Connor's.
  • $600 anonymous donation from another a Billerica business.
  • The 61 people who bought 74 Commemorative Bricks, adding a combined $2500.
  • Nick B, your $20 donation means just as much too.
  • The Billerica Community Fund's $9009 contribution funded by EMD Serono and Parexel.
  • ...and many many more.
We appreciate your support, patience and excitement to us opening Billerica's first Dog Park.  Fundraising has been a lot tougher than we expected when we started two and a half years ago.

Next Steps:
We are currently finalizing an application with The Stanton Foundation, and expect to submit it this month.  The Stanton Foundation, created by Dr. Frank Stanton, supports areas where he was unable to complete his charitable intentions during his lifetime.  One of those areas is Canine welfare and Dog Parks for Massachusetts.  If approved, they will fund the majority of our costs, and help us a achieve an even better park.  Think water feature and landscaping, a shade pavilion, and more.   

It should take a month or two to hear from Stanton.  Then the detailed design and permitting will commence.  We expect to start construction next Spring and open the park next summer.

Thank you Billerica!

Park Plans Developinghttps://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxiaWxsZXJpY2Fkb2dwYXJrfGd4OjRlMDBjMTE5YWMwOGU3Y2Q

The Dog Park will be in Vietnam Veterans Park.  Click here for the location on Google Maps

Committee member Candie Dryden of Dryden Designs is taking our initial plans to the next level.  Click here to see the full plan.

How you can help...

The Billerica Dog Park will not be built by your tax dollars or town funds.  All funds will come from the generous support of the community. 

With your help, we can make the park a reality in 2016. The Friends of the Billerica Dog Park Committee is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. Donations and contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

 Donate Online:

 Mail a Check:
Friends of the Billerica Dog Park Committee
c/o Denis Hanley
13 Alpine Street
North Billerica, MA  01862

We now get a small percentage of sales when you shop Amazon via https://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-3960306.  You can now support the Billerica Dog Park by clicking the link above, and bookmarking it for your future Amazon shopping.

Join Us: 
Come to a meeting and lend a paw. With your help, we can open the park sooner.

Download your Bricks flyer.
Be a part of it.  Buy a Brick and Build a Park.

Brick Size
Your imprint message
We invite you to support the Billerica Dog Park with an engraved commemorative brick. These special bricks will be set in a place of honor at the new Dog Park.  Your brick will be a lasting part of the new Dog Park, and is a great way to
  *  Recognize your pet.
  *  Commemorate a lost pet.
  *  Congratulate a graduate.
  *  Send a thank you.
Commemorative bricks also make a unique and lasting gift.

Download the brochure here or buy on-line now.

National Dog Day

Watch our YouTube video here.

Courtesy of Rick Dorrington

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