New playgrounds on the way for schools in Slocan and New Denver

Schools in Slocan and New Denver are getting new playgrounds, thanks to 180-thousand dollars in provincial funding.

WE Graham Community School in Slocan and Lucerne Elementary Secondary School in New Denver will each get 90-000 to build their playgrounds.

This funding is part of a new, ongoing Playground Equipment Program that will provide up to $5 million each year to school districts to purchase new or replacement playgrounds.