The Holy Family Playground Committee is in the process of raising $150,000 to build an accessible playground for our children and those of the greater Willowgrove and University Heights community.
Our school motto is “A Place for Everyone” and as a committee, our goal is to provide a fun, positive experience for all children when they use our playground. We know that being an integrated school means we need to provide a fully accessible playground so that children of all physical and cognitive abilities can experience the joys of cooperative play and physical activity.
Physical activity is the cornerstone of any good educational program, studies have shown that those children who spend time being physically active are able to concentrate for longer periods and have higher test scores. The benefits of physical activity are many; not only does it protect against obesity and type two diabetes (which are on the rise in Saskatchewan), it also provides an opportunity to take a break from the stressors of academic life. Providing a place for everyone to play is a critical piece to this complex puzzle.
Your contribution to this project will significantly enhance the health and well-being of the children of our school community. Please make a donation today.
Also, please sign up for our “Build” day, come out for great food and some serious community building as we put this playground together!
*All donations are put through The Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Foundation.
**Only donations of $10.00 or more are eligible for a tax-deductible receipt.
***Since this Paypal account is widely used by the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Foundation, we suggest that you fill in the Donation Purpose when you make the donation.