Park rendering of the Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground. (City of Langford)

Park rendering of the Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground. (City of Langford)

Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground planned for City Centre Park

West Shore Rotary to raise $200,000 with fundraisers and grant requests

Langford is setting aside park space for a memorial playground in Westhills.

The Sarah Beckett Memorial playground will be located next to the City Centre Park Stadium and is scheduled to open Aug. 24.

ALSO READ: West Shore Rotary Lobsterfest raises over $20,000 for memorial playground

The West Shore Rotary Club is currently raising funds and pursuing grants to help reach the $250,000 goal needed to buy the playground equipment for the memorial park.

ALSO READ: Annual memorial run honours fallen West Shore RCMP constable

The park will consist of an area for two- to five-year-olds and an adjacent area for five- to 12-year-olds.

The Rotary recently raised over $20,000 for the equipment from this year’s West Shore Lobsterfest.

West Shore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett, a mother of two, was killed in April 2016 in the line of duty after her cruiser was struck by a drunk diver in a Langford intersection.

ALSO READ: Driver convicted in death of Const. Sarah Beckett granted partial parole

swikar.oli@goldstreamgazette.com


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