Playground Development

Rotary Playground in Lonsdale

Highlightsphoto of children swinging on swings

  • The Rotary Club of Red Deer and The City of Red Deer have established a new partnership to construct a fully accessible playground structure at the Mattie McCullough Elementary School site in the Lonsdale neighbourhood.
  • Mattie McCullough school is in support of the new playground, and the project concept is supported by the Joint Planning Committee (City and three school authorities: public, catholic and francophone).

Project Overview

  • This partnership project, between The City of Red Deer, the Rotary Club of Red Deer and the Joint Planning Committee would see a new fully accessible playground built at the school site of Mattie McCullough Elementary.
  • The capital funding for this project would come from the Rotary Club.
  • The City would be responsible for approval of the design and installation and will provide in-kind services for the capital build.
  • The City would also be responsible for the ongoing operations and maintenance of the play structure.

Budget Requirements, Funding Sources and Council Decision Points

Project Amount Funding Source
Playground development - Lonsdale  $500,000  Third party revenue