Funding provides thousands of students with new school playgrounds

Funding provides thousands of students with new school playgrounds


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 Friday March 15, 2019
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School districts in B.C. are receiving funding from a new program first introduced in May 2018 to support building new and replacement playgrounds.

The following districts have been approved for funding:

Southeast Kootenay School District (SD 5)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Isabella Dicken Elementary

Kootenay Lake School District (SD 8)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Winlaw Elementary

Kootenay-Columbia School District (SD 20)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Castlegar Primary

Central Okanagan School District (SD 23)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Rutland Elementary
  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Shannon Lake Elementary

Cariboo Chilcotin School District (SD 27)

  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Tatla Lake Elementary-Junior Secondary

Chilliwack School District (SD 33)

  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Unsworth Elementary

Abbotsford School District (SD 34)

  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Jackson Elementary
  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Upper Sumas Elementary

Langley School District (SD 35)

  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Glenwood Elementary
  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Nicomekl Elementary

Surrey School District (SD 36)

  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Goldstone Park Elementary
  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Strawberry Hill Elementary
  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Westerman Elementary

Delta School District (SD 37)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at McCloskey Elementary

Richmond School District (SD 38)

  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Grauer Elementary
  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Kidd Elementary

Vancouver School District (SD 39)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at John Norquay Elementary
  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at University Hill Elementary
  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Waverley Elementary

Burnaby School District (SD 41)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Maywood Community
  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Second Street Community
  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Sperling Elementary

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District (SD 42)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Highland Park Elementary

Coquitlam School District (SD 43)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Central Elementary
  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Eagle Mountain Middle
  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Pleasantside Elementary

North Vancouver School District (SD 44)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Larson Elementary

Sunshine Coast School District (SD 46)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Roberts Creek Elementary

Sea to Sky School District (SD 48)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Brackendale Elementary

Boundary School District (SD 51)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at West Boundary Elementary

Prince George School District (SD 57)

  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Valemount Elementary
  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Van Bien Elementary

Peace River South School District (SD 59)

  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Moberly Lake Elementary

Peace River North School District (SD 60)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Duncan Cran Elementary

Greater Victoria School District (SD 61)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Braefoot Elementary
  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Eagle View Elementary

Sooke School District (SD 62)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Savoury Elementary

Saanich School District (SD 63)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Sidney Elementary

Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District (SD 68)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Gabriola Elementary

Qualicum School District (SD 69)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Bowser Elementary

Comox Valley School District (SD 71)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Airport Elementary

Campbell River School District (SD 72)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Penfield Elementary

Kamloops/Thompson School District (SD 73)

  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Aberdeen Elementary
  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Oak Hills Primary/École Collines d’Or Primaire

Gold Trail School District (SD 74)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Kumsheen Elementary-Secondary

Cowichan Valley School District (SD 79)

  • $105,000 for an accessible playground at Alexander Elementary

North Okanagan-Shuswap School District (SD 83)

  • $90,000 for a standard playground at Len Wood Middle

Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique School District (SD 93)

  • $90,000 for a standard playground at École Élementaire des Grands-Cedres (Port Alberni)
  • $90,000 for a standard playground at École Élementaire des Navigateurs (Richmond)

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