Return of the Blackheath Rocket

$1,270 of $75,000 goal

Raised by 27 people in 28 months
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The Rotary Club of Blackheath's major community fundraising project for this year is the reinstatement of the Blackheath Rocket Slippery Dip to the Blackheath Soldiers Memorial Park.

This will mark 20 years since it was originally removed by the Blue Mountains City Council (BMCC).

The Blackheath Rocket provided hours of entertainment and enjoyment to a generation not brought up on electronic games and gadgets. It is time to return playtime and imagination to a generation that needs to enjoy ecxvciting outside games and activities.

 We need to raise $75,000 now to make this dream a reality.

All profits from our fundraising go towards the construction and installation of the Blackheath Rocket. 

The "Return of the Blackheath Rocket" to the Memorial Park so we can provide the community with:

*A heritage and culturally significant piece of play equipment back to the community.
*Have the Park used more often by children and adults due to this exciting equipment.
*A park providing greater activity and access for mobility impaired children. They will be able to enjoy the Rocket, create adventues using the Space Travel Panel and use the talking tube between the Rocket levels. to ineract with others.
*Allow children to have Space adventure games, role play and create fantasies with their peers and parents.
*Educate children about space travel.
*Provide family photo opportunities.
*Increase tourism to the Park.
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Help keep up the good work. We can proudly say that to date we have raised an amazing $11K towards our target. Please help us reach our goal before Christmas.
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The Rotary Club of Blackheath has had a mini rocket built to collect donations . It will be placed at selected retailers .

You can see it now at Blackheath Butchery!
Mini Blackheath Rocket
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$1,270 of $75,000 goal

Raised by 27 people in 28 months
Created August 20, 2016
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Karen & Tony Schulze
10 months ago

Would love to see the rocket back again - loved playing on those when we were kids!

Ramona Madison
18 months ago

I love astronomy and wish to help with the fruition of the return of the Blackheath Rocket :)

Michele Batey
18 months ago

This is a fabulous project! I used to go to this park every winter school holidays as a child and would love to be able to take my 2 boys there! They have just brought a rocket back to Muston Park in Chatswood and it is amazing!

David White
20 months ago

My brother and I would love the Rocket to be added to the climbing equipment. We visit Blackheath for 1 week a year and join hundreds of kids who love this playground

20 months ago
Deborah G
21 months ago

I used to play on the rocket - great idea to bring back the rocket.

22 months ago
richard fallon
24 months ago

First $1000 raised we need more

25 months ago
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