Rotary Club of Georgetown
Universal Accessible Children’s Playground Opening
Georgetown - On Thursday, June 14th at 4:00 p.m. the Rotary Club of Georgetown along with the Town of Halton Hills will officially open the Universal Accessible Children’s Playground addition at Dominion Gardens Park. The ceremony will involve the Rotary Club of Georgetown, Mayor Rick Bonnette, a representative from the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the many supporters of the initiative.
“We should be proud of the Rotary Club of Georgetown in raising just over $142,000 for such a great addition to our playground at Dominion Gardens Park,” said Mayor Rick Bonnette.
“It's great to see that the Ontario Trillium Foundation is supporting this accessible playground, that every child can enjoy," said Wellington-Halton Hills MPP Ted Arnott. "Thanks to the Rotary Club of Georgetown, Town Council and Staff, and all the others who were involved."
In August 2011, the Rotary Club of Georgetown received a $102,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation towards the construction of a Universally Accessible Children’s Playground at Dominion Gardens. This significant contribution assisted the club in reaching there financial goal for the initiative. A leading grant maker in Canada, the Foundation strengthens the capacity of the voluntary sector through investments in community-based initiatives. An agency of the Government of Ontario, OTF builds healthy and vibrant communities: www.otf.ca
The playground is located at Dominion Gardens Park - 135 Maple Avenue (enter off of Guelph Street/ Christ the King Parking Lot).
For further information contact:
Recreation Supervisor – Community Development