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Previous grant recipients

2020 grant recipients

The grant program was put on hold in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2019 grant recipients

  • Edmonton: St. Elizabeth Parent Advisory Board—playground replacement.
  • Calgary: Riverbend Elementary School—inclusive playground development.
  • Secondary cities: Christina Gordon Public School, Fort McMurray—accessible and inclusive playground enhancement.
  • Rural communities: Alder Flats Elementary School fundraising society—playground redevelopment.
  • Indigenous communities: Enoch Cree Nation—Maskekosihk community playground project.
  • Special merit: Medicine Hat Early Childhood Coalition—natural playground.

2018 grant recipients

  • Edmonton: St. Pius X elementary school—playground replacement.
  • Calgary: St. Peter elementary school—new playground.
  • Secondary cities: Grande Prairie Signature Falls Neighborhood—multi-purpose four season sports pad.
  • Rural communities: Bentley K-12 school—Joclyn Snow memorial playground.
  • Indigenous communities: Maskwacis community—new outdoor fitness challenge park.
  • Special merit: County of Parkland—Graminia outdoor rink replacement.
    Thanks to everyone who applied and for their interest in promoting health and wellness in their communities.

2017 grant recipients

  • Edmonton: St. Alphonsus elementary and middle school—replacement of playground structure.
  • Calgary: Children’s Village elementary school— replacement of playground structure.
  • Secondary cities: City of Lloydminster—new outdoor community gym.
  • Rural communities: St. Francis of Assisi Academy elementary and middle school, Okotoks—new outdoor sports courts.
  • NEW bonus grant: St. Elizabeth Seton elementary school—new playground to replace the one previously torn down.

2016 grant recipients

  • Edmonton: L.Y. Cairns junior and senior high school—outdoor gardening area and fitness circuit.
  • Calgary: Auburn Bay elementary school—new playground.
  • Secondary cities: Fort Saskatchewan Win Ferguson elementary and middle school—replacement of two playground structures.
  • Rural communities: St. Paul—new community skateboard and BMX park.

2015 grant recipients

  • Calgary: City of Calgary—outdoor children’s play area at Village Square Leisure Centre.
  • Edmonton: Bessie Nichols School—new playground.
  • Secondary cities: Healthy Communities Association of Lethbridge and Area (HCALA)—family outdoor gym.
  • Rural communities: Village of Breton—community park revitalization including outdoor gym, skateboard park pad and playground.

2014 grant recipients

  • Edmonton: : Crestwood Community League Building Society—new playground as part of the community’s redevelopment project.
  • Calgary: Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park—new mountain bike skills park.
  • Secondary cities: Camrose Primary Care Network—new outdoor community gym located in Jubilee Park
  • Rural communities: Fort Vermilion Recreation Board—new skate park located behind the Community Cultural Complex.

2013 grant recipients

  • Edmonton: Poplar Park Playground Committee—new playground for Florence Hallock School
  • Calgary: Westmount Charter Middle/High School—new outdoor sports courts.
  • Secondary cities: Cold Lake Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) —new toddler playground adjacent to the new FCSS facility.
  • Rural communities: Town of Blackfalds—outdoor fitness equipment for the Abbey Centre municipal recreation facility.