McKay Street Park needs your help to win $100,000 Prize for revitalization

Mckay Street Park has been named one of the ten finalists for BCAA Play Here! It was chosen out of hundreds of nominated play spaces in B.C. and now needs your vote to win a revitalization worth up to $100,000!

This is how you can help the McKay Street Park win:

1. Vote every day for Mckay Street Park at bcaaplayhere.com

2. Forward this post to your staff, colleagues and anyone else who might be interested

3. Share on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) and use #BCAAPlayHere

Voting closes June 18.

About BCAA Play Here

BCAA has a long history of protecting British Columbians, on and off the road. BCAA Play Here continues this tradition by giving children in B.C. safer places to play. Earlier this year, BCAA asked for nominations featuring play spaces in need of improvement. After receiving hundreds of nominations from across B.C., they’ve narrowed them to the top ten finalists. The 3 finalist play spaces that receive the most votes will each be awarded a revitalization worth up to $100,000. Cast your vote at bcaaplayhere.com

Project Update

The conceptual designs for the Mckay Street Park revitalization project are now finished – now it’s time to get to work fundraising to make this park an asset for the community again! On behalf of the Mckay Street Park steering committee, Transition Prince Rupert has also started a gofundme page to begin to gather funds to start clearing the site and make small improvements.

Community Supportin Organizations: Kaien Anti Poverty Society, the Ministerial Association, Transition Prince Rupert, Northern Health, Bahai Youth Empowerment Group, Salmonberry Trading, Success by 6, the City of Prince Rupert, City Repair and their design team, Northern Savings Credit Union, and Northwest Community College. Also – to those organizations who sponsored the design – the Port of Prince Rupert, Redesign Rupert, DP World, and Rupert Wood and Steel for lending their expertise to the design team for cost estimating.