Project Type Recreation
Project Status Design
Project Area North Saanich
Estimated Cost $1,200,000
Estimated Duration 3 months

Description

logo-jumpstartWith support and funding from Greater Victoria Canadian Tire Dealers, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities gifted the Peninsula Recreation Commission a 13,200 square foot Jumpstart Multi Sport Court through its Inclusive Play Project. The decision to partner was made by the Peninsula Recreation Commission at the March 25, 2021 meeting.

The project total is estimated at $1.2 million. Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities is providing the multi sport court in addition to supporting some of the site preparation costs. The remaining $663,461 came from the Peninsula Recreation Commission’s capital plan for the site preparation, playground relocation, surfacing upgrades, design and permit fees and project management.

The Jumpstart Multi Sport Court is designed for a variety of sports and accessible programming for all ages. It is located at Panorama Recreation Centre in North Saanich, BC and features:

  • Sport and para sport court lines for basketball and tennis (Tennis net set up coming soon)
  • Sport court lines for volleyball, pickleball and badminton
  • Adjustable basketball nets
  • High contrast four-square court and hop-scotch play area 
  • Contrasting colours to support visual impairment
  • Shaded double-wide benches for improved accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible seating and tables
  • Shaded accessible bleachers
  • SnapSport revolution tile system Court lighting (coming soon)
The Jumpstart Multi Sport Court is now open.  

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Whats New

Last updated March 28

  • The Jumpstart Multi Sport Court is now open
  • Updated Fact Sheet under Additional Information
  • Updated information on court hours, schedule and use guidelines

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About Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities is a national charity committed to ensuring kids in need have equal access to sport and recreation. With an extensive, national network of more than 1,000 grantees and 289 local chapters, Jumpstart helps eligible families cover the costs of registration, transportation, and equipment, and provides funding to selected organizations for recreational infrastructure and programming. Supported by the Canadian Tire Family of Companies, Jumpstart has provided more than two million opportunities for Canadian kids to get in the game since 2005. For more information, visit jumpstart.canadiantire.ca.

Jumpstart’s Inclusive Play Project is part of a five-year fundraising commitment from Canadian Tire Corporation allowing Jumpstart to focus funding efforts towards inclusive playground, infrastructure and programming in an effort to provide inclusive play opportunities for children of all abilities.

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