Greentree School breaks ground of playground extension
Ground br oke on J uly 17 f or Gr eentree S chool’s ne w pla yground extension.
The Town of Drumheller has donated time, energy, and equipment to continue to excavate t he s cene for inst allation of t he new playground.
Children are encouraged to st ay away f rom the area a s it is now considered a construction zone until completion.
With the new donation from the Drumheller Rotary Club accounted for, the playground is only $4,000 away from their final goal.
“We are very excited to put that piece of equipment in for all the kids,” said Kim Groves, Project Treasurer.
“It’s a good piece of equipment,” added Nikki Isley, Project Coordinator. “They have one a t the Children’s Hospital and we’ve tried it lots. It’s quite fun.”
The Rotary Club of Dr umheller and Distr ict 5360 of t he Rotary has contributed $10,767 for a new Rollerslide as part of the extension.
The Playbooster Rollerslide brings a cool, sensory experience to the playground, and an inclusive play experience to kids of all abilities.
With assurity, the Rotary was pleased to help allow accessibility to young kids and create new relationships in the process.
“We thought that was a g reat project to put t his mone y towards,” said J im F isher, Public Re lations Co ordinator f or t he Drumheller Rotary Club. Greentree School Principal Erin Campbell-Bentley, Drumheller Rotary Club President Ian Cassels, Project Treasurer Kim Groves, Project Coordinator Nikki Isley, and Rotarian Jim Fisher stand for a photo for the Rollerslide cheque presentation at the playground site on July 20.