Haliburton Junction Skate Park

$60,825 of $150,000 goal

Raised by 56 people in 38 months
Andrea Mueller
on behalf of Tamara Wilbee
 Haliburton, ON
We are raising money and support for the Haliburton Junction Skate Park in Haliburton, Ontario.

Why your support is necessary:

Haliburton is a community with a small year round population, but we are mighty and our numbers climb exponentially in the summer.  We have many youth in the community who are looking for opportunities for recreation.  Many of the youth in Haliburton skateboard, scooter or BMX and could use an improved skate park.  The current skate park has poor drainage and wooden structures that are beginning to fall apart.  

The Haliburton Junction Skate Park committee was established in September 2015.  The current park, just off Maple Avenue near the library is well used but is very small and has drainage issues. The Municipality of Dysart et al is redeveloping the parking lot area beside the A.J. LaRue Arena this summer, and council and the committee decided it was the ideal space for a new signature park.

Rob Poyner, a professional skate park designer and builder has been working with the committte to create an awesome design for a new park.  It will be approximately 6000 sq. ft. and have features for everyone from a beginner to a pro.  It will be ideal for skateboards and scooters.  There is also room for a phase 2 if we are able to raise more money in the future.

The committee has been hard at work and has raised close to $100,000 to date but have been unsuccessful in receiving any large grants.  The youth of our community need and want this park, and have led many small fundraising events themselves.  We are reaching out to ask for donations at this time so that the park can be built this summer.  All donations over $50.00 are eligible for a tax receipt from the municipality.

Our goal is to raise $100,000 in 100 days!

We know this goal is very ambitious and we are on a tight time frame to get shovels in the ground, but we are confident because we live in a generous and caring community that values youth.  Major donors will be recognized on a donor wall integrated into the overall design.  Every dollar counts, so please give what you can!  Please help suport the youth of our community achieve this goal.

Please note: tax receipts will be issued for cheque donations of $50.00 or more.  Please make cheque payable to:

The Municipality of Dysart et al
135 Maple Ave.
P.O. Box 389
Haliburton, Ontario
K0M 1S0

Thank you for your support.  ALL DONATIONS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED!

Please visit and share our Facebook page at:   https://www.facebook.com/HaliburtonJunctionskatepark
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Check out this great video, created by Pasi Posti from Positive Media Solutions.
Junction Skatepark Prom
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Visit www.facebook.com/HaliburtonJunctionskatepark to see the video about our skate park created by Positive Media Solutions.
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We have had great success with our campaign to raise funds for a new skate park. The skate park will be located behind the Municipal buildings, adjacent to the A.J. LaRue Arena, the Haliburton Curling Club and the EMS buildings. This location is optimal for a new skate park. We will even be able to provide lighting for evening and night time skateboarding and scooter use.

Thank you to all of our supporters thus far. Our park will become a reality this year!
First draft rendering
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Start your morning off with a cup of coffee and a muffin at the Trash n'Treasures sale in Head Lake Park. Come out and show your support for Haliburton Junction Skate Park!
Purchase your own skate deck!
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$60,825 of $150,000 goal

Raised by 56 people in 38 months
Created October 26, 2015
Andrea Mueller
on behalf of Tamara Wilbee
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Brohm Enterprises
18 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you for your very generous donation!

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$1,000
Janis Parker Ronald Kozak
18 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you very much for your support!

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$400
GJ Burtch Construction Enterprises Ltd.
19 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you!

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$1,000
Emmerson Lumber
19 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you very much!

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$300
Dyson Alarm Tech Systems
19 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you!

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$1,000
The Richardson Family
19 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you so much for all of your efforts with this project.

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