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.

Countdown to Opening

We have now received approval from the Billerica Conservation Commission! We have been diligently working toward this day since our first informal discussion with them on March 8.

We are now preparing to present to the Board of Health (BOH) on July 10th for their approval.

The process has cost us an additional unplanned $5,000 for the Peer Review and engineering charges.  Our anticipated completion date for the park is now this Fall, but still 2017!.  We'll have a better idea of opening date when we complete the BOH review, and Grant review.  After a few more reviews and approvals, we will be going out to bid to build your park.  

Stay tuned.

Community Service

Once the contractor completes the main construction project, we still have some finishing touches to complete for opening.  In a true community project spirit, local Billerica businesses, groups and individuals have come forward and will be working on the final park perks!
  • Bringing water from the street to the park (not funded by our grant).
  • Setting up the bag/waste dispensers and dumpster.
  • Installing  most of the signage, such as the park rules, entrances, clean-up reminders, Wetlands signs.
  • install the Commemorative Brick garden.
  • Seal and move the dog statue.
  • Build the information kiosk and shade pavilion.
  • Provide and install the plantings at mulched beds.
  • Thin or Clear "Natural Area".

A Billerica contractor has offered to provide the labor to bring water to the site.  We just need to supply the materials.  An Eagle Scout is planning to build the Pavilion.  AS&E has signed up for many of the other items as part of a "Community Day of Service.

AS&E Donation & Partnership

AS&E continues its partnership with the Billerica Dog Park. As part of their sponsorship, AS&E presented a donation of $5,000 at our April meeting, which will help fund the Phase III construction work. In addition, employees will come out in force for a community day of service to complete the final work for opening day. The Dog Park committee extends a huge thank you to AS&E, which has supported other Billerica projects over the years including renovations at Micozzi Beach, the dog pound, and the Kids Konnection playground.
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Park Plans

Below is the latest sketch plan from The Morin-Cameron Group, our engineer.  Click on the image to see a more detailed PDF of the park plan.

If you want your inner engineer to come out, check out the full construction document plansas well.
Link to PDF

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 Recreation
248 Boston Road
Billerica, MA 01821

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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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