14 Sep Upgrades underway at Rotary All Wheels Park
Town of St. Marys
Upgrades to the Rotary All Wheels Park on James Street are officially underway.
Deputy Mayor Fern Pridham, members of the project steering committee and representatives from the Rotary Club of St. Marys gathered for a groundbreaking photo on Monday, September 11, 2023.
The group included Jean Rowcliffe, former Royal Family nanny and brothers Quin and Sully Bolton. Rowcliffe and the Boltons started the campaign to revamp the park in 2021.
To date, the group has raised over $160,000 which includes a generous $100,000 donation from the Rotary Club. The steering committee is still seeking $90,000 to reach its fundraising goal.
The money raised will be used to add new features to the park, including a quarter pipe, bowl, and pump track. Donations are being accepted online with a credit card (www.townofstmarys.com/skatepark), through online banking, in person at the Municipal Operations Centre (408 James St. S) or by mailing a cheque to the Town.
Construction on the park is anticipated to last approximately six weeks. The park will be open for use during construction, although some elements may be closed temporarily to accommodate the work.
Additional information about the Rotary All Wheels Park project is available at www.townofstmarys.com/skatepark. Questions about the project can be directed to Stephanie Ische, Director of Community Services at email@example.com or 519-284-2340, ext. 624.