The biggest expense comes from bringing a waterline into the park, and making it more handicap accessible. But it also needs things like benches, landscaping, and shade.
"We have raised about $40,000, which was enough to open the bare
bones dog park that we have right now. We still have about $80,000 to
raise towards phase 2 to put in the additional amenities and features,"
said Niro Rasanayagam, with Friends of the Lynchburg Dog Park.
Paws in the Pool is $15 for dogs and $10 for their owners. It's Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.
You do need to bring proof your dog has had its rabies shots. Get more information here.
The group is also selling memorial bricks for the wall, and the deadline is September 15. Get more information here.