Save Hopkinton's Spirit Skate Park

$8,084 of $15,000 goal

Raised by 122 people in 29 months
Sara Persechino
on behalf of Town of Hopkinton
 CONTOOCOOK, NH
In 2003, the Spirit Skate Park opened in memory of Rob Carr and Jake Shumway. In 2006, we gifted it to the Town of Hopkinton. Unfortunately, the park was closed last year for safety concerns.

A coalition of residents including people who helped build the park in 2003 and us, high school and middle school students, who want to see the park reopened has volunteered to form the Friends of the Hopkinton Spirit Skate Park committee. Together, we are committed to raising the funds required to repair the park and maintain it in the future.

The skatepark means a lot to the residents of Hopkinton. That is where kids go to relieve stress after a long day, where you go to have a good time to hang out with your friends.  The kids of Hopkinton need this skatepark to open again. 100% of the money raised will be used to rebuild the skate ramps and repair damaged signage. We would be so thankful if you would donate to this fund page.

-Hopkinton High School/Middle School Spirit Skate Park Club
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Great news - thanks to more than 200 generous donors and the hard work of many volunteers, the Spirit Skate Park is officially reopened! Happy riding everyone!
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PARK UPDATE: The original skate park designer, Frank Sparrow, has agreed to do the repair work. Skate lite has been ordered, and next Saturday the labor of taking off the damaged boards and repairing the wood support structures underneath begins. We are working to get Spirit Skate Park repaired and reopened as soon as possible, and hope to do so before school is out for the summer. Stay tuned!
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GREAT NEWS! With the generosity of online and by mail donors - individuals and businesses - we have reached our $15,000 goal! All funds raised above and beyond the amount needed for initial repairs will be saved in a segregated fund for future maintenance to the Spirit Skate Park. Thank you all for your support -we are so thankful!
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Hi Everyone! We are so impressed with the community support of this project so far. Together we will repair, reopen, and maintain the Spirit Skate Park into the future.

Wanted to share this great article in The Concord Monitor about our efforts, and the importance of the skate park to our town. Enjoy!

http://www.concordmonitor.com/home/21121284-95/group-aims-to-give-hopkintons-spirit-skate-park-new-life
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$8,084 of $15,000 goal

Raised by 122 people in 29 months
Created January 27, 2016
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Tom & Mary Congoran
27 months ago

We hope it will be as much fun for kids in the future, as in the past.

$26
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27 months ago
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