New playground equipment installed in four Esquimalt parks

New playground equipment is coming to four parks in Esquimalt — Lugrin, Paradise, Memorial and Esquimalt's Gorge Park.

New playground equipment is coming to four parks in Esquimalt — Lugrin, Paradise, Memorial and Gorge Park.

The $170,000 park upgrade includes modern playground equipment to replace outdated playground structures.

Feature of the new equipment include engineered wood fibre ground surfacing underneath play structures, slides, riders, bridges, spinners and ladders.

The equipment will be installed from Sept. 8 to Oct. 9. Lugrin, Paradise and Esquimalt Gorge Parks will be closed Sept. 8 to 30, and Memorial Park will be closed Sept. 21 to Oct. 9 for installation of the equipment.

Alternate playgrounds can be found at Esquimalt Town Square, Lampson Park and Anderson Park. A display of the new playground equipment is located at the Esquimalt recreation Centre until Sept. 30.