VIDEO: Belmont Secondary gets new turf in time for spring

VIDEO: Belmont Secondary gets new turf in time for spring

Donation from city estimated to be worth $400,000

Belmont Secondary had a grand opening to celebrate new turf in its playing field on Tuesday.

The turf was a donation from the City of Langford, which is renovating Goudy Field at City Centre Park.

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That field is receiving its own upgrade as the city continues its emphasis on being the centre of sports events on the Island.

“This is a very generous gift to the school,” said Sooke School District 62 superintendent Scott Stinson. Students would have easier access year-round rather than going to Goudy now that the field has been complete, he added.

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SD 62 trustee Ravi Parmar said the installation, estimated to be worth $400,000, would be a gift for the community and the students.

“[This] is all part of making sure the community works well with the Belmont school and the students and the faculty here,” Langford Mayor Stewart Young said.

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