Jubilee Park Playground Upgrade Complete With Rubber Playground Surface Made of 3,366 Used Car Tires
The District of North Saanich will be hosting a community event to celebrate the completion of Phase 3 construction at Jubilee Park playground on Thursday, Oct. 12, from 3-4 p.m.
Over the summer, Five Star Paving Co Ltd. and Swing Time Distributors worked hard to enhance the playground with inclusive and accessible features, such as a rubberized surface. Completing the development of Jubilee Park and incorporating accessible and inclusive features was earmarked as a priority in the District’s 2023 Strategic Plan, and it ties in with the District’s strategic priorities of maintaining a safe, inclusive, healthy, and vibrant community, and embodying good governance principles of community engagement, accountability, leadership, impartiality, and transparency.
Related: Read more about this playground upgrade in Peninsula News Review
The completion of Phase 3 also represents the final phase of the Jubilee Park Master Plan Development. “On behalf of Mayor and Council, we are pleased to see the completion of Phase 3 at Jubilee Park playground, a space that is enjoyed and frequented by community members of all ages. The enhancements to the playground equipment and structures make it more inclusive and accessible, and it ensures that any child, regardless of their abilities, can enjoy playing at Jubilee Park playground,” said North Saanich Mayor Peter Jones.
The District received financial support from the Growing Communities Fund, $120,000 of which went towards the construction of the rubberized surface. The District was also chosen as a grant recipient under Tire Stewardship BC’s (TSBC) 2023 Community Grant Program ($30,000).