Township of West Lincoln


West Lincoln Invites Public to Join Playground Challenge

For Immediate Release: July 28, 2022

The Township is issuing a challenge to the public, to get outside, get active, and explore West Lincoln’s parks and playgrounds through a new Playground Challenge. The challenge kicks off on Monday, August 1, 2022, and will run until Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

Hosted on the GooseChase app, the Township’s Playground Challenge invites individuals and families to earn points by completing special missions at each of West Lincoln’s 11 playgrounds.

        1.       Abingdon Playground: 9184 RR 65, Caistor Centre

        2.       Alma Acres Playground: 35 Lindan St., Smithville

        3.       Anastasia Playground: 50A Golden Acres Dr., Smithville

        4.       Caistorville Library Playground: 9549 York Rd., Caistorville

        5.       Harvest Gate Playground: 48 Harvest Gate, Smithville

        6.       Leisureplex Playground: 2543 South Grimsby Rd. 6, Smithville

        7.       Rock Street Playground: 6287 Townline Rd., Smithville

        8.       Silverdale Community Hall Playground: 4610 Sixteen Rd., St. Anns

        9.       Streamside Playground: 42A Creekview Dr., Smithville

     10.       Wellandport Community Centre Playground: 5042 RR 63, Wellandport

     11.       West Lincoln Community Centre: 177 West Street, Smithville

Participants who accumulate the most points by the end of the challenge will be entered in a draw to win one of three special back-to-school themed prize baskets. Winners will be announced on Thursday, September 1, 2022.

Are you up for the challenge? Download the GooseChase app on your smartphone and search Game Code QE758M to get started. Visit the Playground Challenge event page for more information.

West Lincoln’s Playground Challenge was made possible thanks to Niagara Economic Development.

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“The new school year may be just around the corner, but summer is certainly not over yet. I can think of no better challenge than one that gets us all outside in the sunshine and fresh air and encourages kids to make friends and play.”

Dave Bylsma


“This fun new challenge is a great way to reacquaint ourselves with some of the wonderful outdoor amenities our Staff work very hard to maintain. Special thanks go out to the Township Parks and Recreation Team for their ongoing efforts to support our vibrant and active community.”

Bev Hendry

Chief Administrative Officer

“We are very proud of West Lincoln’s parks and playgrounds, and are excited to invite the public to explore all they have to offer. Invite your family, friends and neighbours out to join the fun!”

Vanessa Hoffman

Supervisor, Parks & Recreation

Media Contact:

Beth Audet

Communications Specialist