Alberni Valley Times, published June 4 2010
The city wanted to include the play structure in the overall project, but needed to have a grant in place in order to do that, explained director of parks and recreation, Scott Kenny. They received a federal grant from Recreation and Infrastructure Canada for approximately $25,000, which is about one-third of the total cost. RecTec Industries will supply and install the playground at the park. Read More
New play equipment with features as diverse as the community it serves has been opened in a festive ceremony involving community leaders and the students of Holly elementary. Read More
Children scrambling over the innovative play structure in the Richmond Olympic Oval pavilion at the Richmond O Zone don’t know it’s the latest in technology to keep them active and healthy.
They only know it’s fun.
The new structure, called Icon, being demonstrated at the O Zone as part of the Oval pavilion’s focus on wellness, offers a unique, interactive experience for children, with games for single or multiple players using push buttons, coloured flashing lights and sounds.
Parent Joe Meylor approves of the interactive concept. “Not only is it great for the physical aspect,” he said, “but it also helps to develop their minds intellectually. It teaches kids to think.” Read More
VancouverISAwesome.com, published August 11, 2008
Well at least GMAN, a contributor for the VancouverISAwesome blog, thinks so. Check out some awesome photos of this creative and well-designed playground. To see the playground for yourself, go to the Garden City and Granville in Richmond. Read More
Richmond News, published June 2008
A million dollar children’s playground set to open next week at Garden City Community Park in Richmond is believed to be the only one of its kind in North America.
Landscape architect, Jeff Cutler, principal of Space2place, consulted local children when designing the innovative park that turns the traditional concept of a playground on its ear. Read More