School wasn’t without playground

Torquay elementary has playground equipment donated and built by Home Depot several years ago

I’ve just read today’s edition of the Saanich News and in particular the article by Travis Paterson regarding the new playground equipment at Torquay Elementary School.

He writes that after the school district dismantled the old playground equipment, all the kids were left with was some rubber tires and wood chips as a playground.

Not true. If Mr. Paterson had taken the time to gaze about 75 metres up on the playing field he will have seen the playground equipment donated and built by Home Depot several years ago. It has two slides, climbing wall, bars to climb on and a bridge between parts of the apparatus.

While I am very pleased that the kids at Torquay have a new and larger playground unit, it wasn’t exactly as been told in the papers that they were without any playground equipment to enjoy.

Bob Enwright

 

Saanich