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Standish Community Dog Park
Standish Community Dog Park Committee
To establish a fenced-in, off-leash dog park where dogs and dog lovers and friends have a safe, well-maintained environment for recreation and socialization. To promote responsible ca-nine care to Standish area citizens and visitors who will uphold the park’s rules. To respond to the needs of the area for a multigenerational park activity for pets and their people that will be a complement to the town’s existing recreation areas and maintain a positive presence in the community by encouraging recreation through the dog park.How will the park be funded? The dog park is part of an existing expansion project at Memorial Park on Route 25 that will include expanded parking and multipurpose fields (funded by a 2015 bond) and a playground (funded by a 2018 grant). The construction and materials for the dog park are funded by donations, fundraisers and a $25,000 grant awarded by Pet Safe (Standish is one of nine winners in the US). The Ad-hoc Committee will develop a management plan for rules and on-going maintenance of the park to present to the Town Council for approval (April 2019) How to get involved:-Make a donation @ www.standishrec.com or in person at Town Hall-Participate in one of the many fundraisers this year (check website for details)-Donate bottles to our Clynk account (bags available at Parks & Rec office)-Follow the “Standish Community Dog Park” Facebook page for updates
-Join the Ad-Hoc Committee. Meetings are heldon the last Monday of each
month, 6:00 - 7:00 pm @ Town Hall. Full group meetings will be announced via the website and Facebook as necessary.
How to donate:
To donate online you will need to create a household account if do not already have one. Simply choose to "register" for the amount you wish to donate below. If you do not want to donate online, you can send a check payable to Town of Standish and write in the memo line "Dog Park Donation" and mail to:Standish Parks & Recreation Department175 Northeast Rd.Standish, ME 04084Tax ID: 01-6000378We are also happy to make your online donation for you by phone. You can call us at 642-2875.
FMI: visit our facebookpage at:
or email us at standish.mainedogpark.com