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

Dog Park Progress

If you have been following along these past few years, you know we've hit a number of hurdles along the way.  Assuming no more surprises, we will be ready in a couple of weeks to start bidding for a contractor. That process will be run by the Town of Billerica as a public bid.  We are still expecting to finally open this year.

Here is what the "final" design now includes:
  • Eleven parking spaces, with additional parking at the existing horse paddock a three minute walk up the road.
  • A dedicated "small dog" area, and larger "all dog" area.  Both will be covered in pea stone which is best described as larger than sand, smaller than gravel.
  • A double gated entrance vestibule to each area. Very much the standard for dog parks today.
  • Six mature trees and a pavilion for shade.
  • Four benches for us humans to take a break.
  • Waste bags and receptacles will be provided.
  • The entrance will be marked by a giant dog statue, the one currently outside the Recreation department office.  No sign needed, just look for the big dog.
  • We opted against drinking fountains, but spigots will be in the park for drinking water and irrigation.
  • Unfortunately, we had to eliminate the natural area.  This was to be a section within the fenced dog park that was to be left natural, hilly, wooded, rocky, grass.
For the inner civil engineer in you:
https://sites.google.com/site/billericadogpark/home/BDP%20Sketch%202018-05-11.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1


Dog Statue "Entrance Sign" 


Pavilion 




Dine for the dogs at Flatbread Company
Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

5:00 pm—9:00 pm only
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Flatbread Company, 213 Burlington Rd, Bedford, MA

Eat in or takeout delicious wood-fired Pizzas, at the Flatbread Co. in Bedford, MA on Tuesday, June 5th from 5–9 pm. When you do, a portion of your purchase of a large or small pizza will go to help build the park of your dogs’ dreams! No coupon or flyer needed.  

We’ll also be having Raffles so come bring your family and friends!


Fundraising Continues...why?

We are still looking good on the budget, and the amount raised so far.  However we won't know for sure until those construction bids come in.  We are continuing with fundraisers and events as we still need to pay the Town for ongoing operations and maintenance, currently estimated at $8,000 per year.  Keeping a dog park clean is not cheap, or, shall we say "pleasant".



Commemorative Brick & Tree Sponsorship

You can now still order a personalized commemorative brick that will be installed for the park opening.  Download a brochure, or order yours directly on-line.


You can also sponsor a tree for a $300 donation. Please contact us at billericadogpark@gmail.com.  Your support and generosity will be recognized with an 8”x8” engraved brick displayed in front of your tree or bench.



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 are making the park a reality in 2017. 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 Billerica Town Hall
365 Boston Road
Billerica, MA 01821

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-3960306. Click the link above, and bookmark it for your future Amazon shopping.  Amazon will donate a percentage of your sale to your dog park.

Show Your Billerica Dog Park Pride
Check out the on-line store.  You can now get totes, hats and shirts.  Remember, we still need to ongoing funds to maintain the park after opening since the town will not fund it with town funds, so this is a great way to show everyone you support the park.




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


National Dog Day

Watch our YouTube video here.

Courtesy of Rick Dorrington




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