We will be making some very colourful improvements to the playground this Park Day as we paint the wading pool and several picnic tables which are in a sad state. The above photo is the chosen design (the colours may vary depending on paint availability)
In total, four designs were submitted by three artists: Jessica Lovegrove, Ruth Spitzer, and Patti Kane. We then brought the designs to the playground and asked parents and children which image they liked the best and which they thought would inspire imaginative play when the pool was empty (which is most of the time). People liked the “Flower” design for its simplicity and because it was different from designs at other City pools.
A huge thanks to the artists who took their time and their creativity to submit designs. Also, thanks to the City Parks and Recreation for supplying the slip proof, UV resistant paint for the wading pool!
Also on Park Day, Jane Wells and children from the CARE program will be putting their artistic talents to work as they paint several picnic tables for the playground.
NOW WE NEED YOUR HELP! Please email me if you are available to help out with any of the following activities:
- Sanding Picnic Tables: Friday June 1, after-school/early evening
- Base Coat Picnic Tables: Friday June 1, after-school/early evening
- Wading Pool Painting: Sunday June 3, 10-1
- Support Children’s Painting of Picnic Tables: Sunday June 3, 10-1
We are also in NEED of materials. If you have any of the following items you could donate please contact Patricia ASAP.
- Paint Rollers
- Paint Brushes
- Drop Clothes / Tarps
- Sandpaper / Scrapers