Fawn Playground Plans

Fawn Playground Update After much deliberation, reworkings and funding discussion, final plans for the Fawn playground have been finally sorted out! This proved to be by far our most challenging playground.  First, its size – Fawn Park it our smallest footprint. Thankfully when the city came and did park improvements they were able to move […]

Flint Playground Grand Opening Wrap-Up

Flint Playground Grand Opening Celebration Wow, what a turn out!! We would like to thank everyone who came out to our celebration on October 18th and made it a huge success! The fun got underway at 10:30am with a beautiful blue sky and a mascot visit from Boston Pizza’s Fairview Lionel. While he was busy […]

Flint playground build – a community who builds together, plays together

[nggallery id=17]   Flint Playground Build Well, it’s (almost) all done! Fairview’s Flint Playground Build was held on August 14-17th and what a great time it was! Read on for a breakdown of the weekend of playground building! The fun all started on Thursday evening with community volunteers unloading the delivery truck, sorting through the […]

Pins for Playgrounds hits a strike!

[nggallery id=13] A HUGE thank you to everyone who came out and bowled for playgrounds! It was a fantastic night with lots of good laughs with our neighbours, a little healthy competion, and at the end of the night we could all just waddle home. A near sellout crowd kept Toppler Bowl buzzing all night! […]

An Evening of Wine and Cheese Scores Again for Fairview!

[nggallery id=8] Fairview’s 2nd An Evening of Wine and Cheese was held on Saturday, March 2nd at In-Definite Arts. The venue was beautifully set up and the natural art decor background made it a perfect setting for such an event. Bryan Bayley, a local Ward 9 musician, provided an excellent array of music just right to […]

Flavelle playground Grand Re-opening a hit!

[nggallery id=5]   Thank you to everyone who came out to our Grand Re-Opening Celebration at Flavelle Park on October 13th! We had excellent weather and a great turn out.  The morning started off with kids of all ages playing on the playground, joining in with the games that the City of Calgary Youth Leaders […]

Flavelle Playground Build – Another Community Success!

[nggallery id=4] The Flavelle playground build on August 24th and 25th was a great success, although we did not have the weather on our side for the Friday morning! We would like to say an extra special thank you to those Penn West Exploration volunteers who came out and battled through the rain and our […]

A Short History on the Playground Committee

The regeneration of Fairview’s playgrounds was first envisioned out of the Conversations Fairview forums in September 2010 (led by former board member Lindsay Meads), where concerned residents gathered to share ideas on improving our community. After discussions with the City of Calgary we learned that, although Fairview’s playgrounds are aging and in some cases unsafe […]

Playground Update

An update on the Flavelle Playground status: The Fairview Community Association has approved and is currently applying for an account with the Parks Foundation (known as Project Gift Administration (PGA), for more details, see: http://www.parksfdn.com). This is a financial management system run by the Parks Foundation to manage the playground/park rebuild monies which is very […]