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Thousands more students benefit from new, accessible school playgrounds

Media Contacts

Jen Holmwood

Press Secretary
Deputy Communications Director
Office of the Premier
Jen.Holmwood@gov.bc.ca
250 818-4881

Ministry of Education

Government Communications and Public Engagement
250 356-5963

Media Contacts

Jen Holmwood

Press Secretary
Deputy Communications Director
Office of the Premier
Jen.Holmwood@gov.bc.ca
250 818-4881

Ministry of Education

Government Communications and Public Engagement
250 356-5963

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New playground equipment program supports 40 B.C. schools

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

The following districts have been approved for $125,000 in funding for an accessible playground:

Rocky Mountain School District (SD#6)

  • Edgewater Elementary

Revelstoke School District (SD#19)

  • Arrow Heights Elementary

Vernon School District (SD#22)

  • Alexis Park Elementary

Central Okanagan School District (SD#23)

  • North Glenmore Elementary
  • Chief Tomat Elementary

Quesnel School District (SD#28)

  • Red Bluff Elementary

Chilliwack School District (SD#33)

  • Robertson Elementary

Abbotsford School District (SD#34)

  • Ross Elementary

Langley School District (SD#35)

  • Topham Elementary

Surrey School District (SD#36)

  • Maple Green Elementary
  • Old Yale Road Elementary

Richmond School District (SD#38)

  • James Gilmore Elementary
  • William Bridge Elementary

Vancouver School District (SD#39)

  • Queen Victoria Annex
  • Walter Moberly Elementary

New Westminster School District (SD#40)

  • Queen Elizabeth Elementary

Burnaby School District (SD#41)

  • Chaffey-Burke Elementary
  • Edmonds Community Elementary

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District (SD#42)

  • Maple Ridge Elementary

Coquitlam School District (SD#43)

  • Cedar Drive Elementary
  • Ecole Porter Street Elementary

North Vancouver School District (SD#44)

  • Westview Elementary

West Vancouver School District (SD#45)

  • Chartwell Elementary

Powell River School District (SD#47)

  • Kelly Creek Community School

Prince Rupert School District (SD#52)

  • Lax Kxeen Elementary

Okanagan-Similkameen School District (SD#53)

  • Cawston Elementary

Bulkley Valley School District (SD#54)

  • Twain Sullivan Elementary

Nicola-Similkameen School District (SD#58)

  • Nicola Canford Elementary

Greater Victoria School District (SD#61)

  • Doncaster Elementary

Gulf Island School District (SD#64)

  • Fernwood Elementary

Okanagan-Skaha School District (SD#67)

  • Giant’s Head Elementary

Alberni School District (SD#70)

  • Maquinna Elementary

Kamloops School District (SD#73)

  • RL Clemitson Elementary
  • Westmount Elementary

Mission School District (SD#75)

  • Stave Falls Elementary

Fraser-Cascade School District (SD#78)

  • Harrison Hot Springs Elementary

Coast Mountains School District (SD#82)

  • Kildala Elementary

Vancouver Island North School District (SD#85)

  • AJ Elliott Elementary

Nechako Lakes School District (SD#91)

  • William Konkin Elementary

Conseil Scolaire Francophone (SD#93)

  • École La Vérendrye