project leader
John C
Dubois Road
(Town of Champlain)
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the project

One explanation given by an adult who used to play at the park as a child says it all.

" The park was constructed in 1995.  As a child, I can remember always having kids to play with there.  As the years went by, the equipment and the park itself was neglected and eventually all of the equipment had to be removed.  Now there is nothing but a decrepit basketball court and a backstop where a baseball field used to be.  It's sad to see it in such a state of disrepair."

-John Canty

A committee has been formed to work with the Town of Champlain to see just what can be done to bring the park back to life, as an area for children and families to spend time together.

the steps

Perry’s Mills Park Committee has been formed to work with the Town of Champlain to see just what can be done to bring the park back to life, as an area for children and families to spend time together.  We are graciously asking for donations from individuals and businesses, as well as, through the Town of Champlain, we are doing fund raising events to raise money to accomplish this.


why we're doing it

There is no place within walking distance where children and families can congregate, get some fresh air, and exercise.



Disbursement budget (as of 10.3.16):

$2200 for finishing 5-12 play area

$1000 for building a sandbox 0-2 play area

$2571.84 for building 2-4 play area

$500 for bike rack and benches

RAISED = $6,495.00
 less ioby Platform Fee  $35.00
less ioby Donation Processing Fee (3%) $188.16

Original budget:

$500 - finish paying for the first half of the 5-12 area

$6000 - 0-4 natural play area

$500 - bike rack and other such items

SUBTOTAL = 7,000
ioby Platform Fee  $35
ioby Donation Processing Fee (3%) $210



Thank you to our donors!

To all of our amazing donors, 

My team and I would like to personally thank each and every one of you for your donations. Your donations will allow us to contribute in adding playground equipment to the Perrys Mills Park and put smiles on a lot of children’s faces. Some of the things you are helping with include finishing paying for half of the 5-12 area, putting a sandbox in for the 0-2 children and making a 2-4 play area. Only with your donations, could we make this happen and I can’t thank you enough. I know my three children, as well as, all of the other children of the area thank you as well. 


John Canty

Chairman of the Perrys Mills Committee 


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