Alex Hope Elementary School Playground A Great Success Story In Fall of 2012 more than 500 students at Alex Hope Elementary found themselves without a playground after the 20-year-old playground equipment was deemed unsafe and demolished. With limited ways to fund a new playground the PAC had to be creative to raise the $100,000 required for building [...]
Pub Night Fundraiser The 2nd OLC Playgrounds Pub Night Fundraiser held on October 19, 2013, proved to be a laugh filled evening with a fiercely competitive team trivia battle that challenged even the most adept collector of useless information. Covering everything from cartoon characters to worldly knowledge the contest provided interesting and humorous banter among [...]
OLC Playgrounds Initiative and Alex Hope Elementary in the News By Monique Tamminga - Langley Times Published: May 08, 2013 12:00 PM Updated: May 08, 2013 12:31 PM The more than 500 students at Alex Hope Elementary had a lot more to play with at recess and lunch this week. Working in the heat, dozens [...]
Let's Build a Playground! We are very proud to announce that our inaugural playground installation is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5, 2013. It is very exciting to be able to partner with so many generous businesses and individuals in providing a playground for children of the Alex Hope Elementary School. Over [...]
We are excited to announce the launch our new website! We will use it to keep you up to date on the efforts, projects and successes of our Playgrounds Initiative. We also encourage you to follow us on Facebook and sign up for our monthly newsletter. Now, let's build some playgrounds!
They are standing on what is left of the Alex Hope Elementary school playground after it was condemned for safety reasons and removed in the fall of 2012. Karen and her team of dedicated ladies on the school’s Parent Advisory Council have been working hard ever since to raise money to build a new playground for the [...]