Brooklands School

Let Them Be Kids

Let Them Be Kids is an all volunteer non-profit organization created to build community capacity on the grassroots level, while building playgrounds, skate parks and fitness parks across Canada. These projects leave a legacy of community members who are inspired and better equipped to lay a strong foundation for a brighter tomorrow.

Monday, June 28, 2010


THANK YOU to everyone who came out and helped us create our play structures! Our School yard has never looked so inviting and fun! Stay tuned for pictures of our wonderful day!

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Coming Soon!!!!! Palyground FUN

Check out the fabulous pre-build work being completed on the school ground! A very special THANK YOU to all the people who have been working so hard to help ensure that our big build day is a huge success! Keep up the GREAT work!

Remember to come out and help on Saturday June 26, 2010. Get registered, and bring in your wavier!

Here is the Schedule for the day of the Build
• 7:30am Free Pancake Breakfast, signing of waivers
• 8:00am National Web cast Begins/Work Parties Assigned/Playground Construction begins
• 12:00pm Free Volunteer Lunch/Kids Fun Station (hosted by Nor West Health Centre)
• 3:00pm Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting/Playtime
• Junior Navy Band will play, 21 Eco-friendly balloons will be released by students to dedicate the park. Students will ‘cut’ the chain of thanks and will ‘play’ for the first time in two years

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Krystal Clear Janitorial Services

The wonderful people at Krystal Clear Janitorial Services have given a wonderful donation, this is a family of long time residents in the Brooklands community, they have answered the call to make our community a better place!


We are still looking for people to dedicate our park to, as you can see some of our kids and parents with the Honor boards from Brooklands School, if anyone has information on a Fallen Hero that lived in our neighbourhood please contact the school

Beaver Truck Centre

Another fabulous donation from Beaver Truck Centre, it is so awesome to see business give back to the community

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Tool, Rakes and Shovels Oh My!

Hey Everyone, we are getting closer to the big, fantastic day! We need people to register to volunteer and we also need TOOLS

We are currently in need of the following (it is always better to have it donated than to have to pay):
• Wheelbarrows and shovels! We need at least 12 more!!
• Tools for the build (see list below)
• Work gloves

Tools needed for concrete work

Concrete (8-10 bags premix per hole)
Shovel (10-15) and Saturday

Tools needed for general installation

Tape Measure (4-6)

4' level (4)
Torpedo level (4)
Impact gun (6-8)
Drill - cordless (6-8)
Drill bits - 21/64" and 5/32" (6 ea.)
Buffer/grinder - heavy duty (1)
Cutting wheels for grinder (10)
Wheelbarrow (15-20)
Generator (1 - 2)
Rakes (10-15)
Wrench and/or ratchet set (3 - 4)- 9/16” & ½”
Sledge Hammer (1)
Step Ladder (2) 8’- 10’
Extension cord (s)-fairly long (2)

If you have any of these items please let us know and bring them along!

Friday, June 11, 2010


A very special THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the Boston Booster fundraiser held on Wednesday June 9, 2010. It was a great success for our community! Stay tuned for more updates for upcoming fundraising events!