Bethlehem Place Naturalized Family Park

The renovation to our Naturalized Family Park was completed in June of 2017! We worked with Bienestock Natural Playgrounds to revitalize the Bethlehem Place playground to create an inclusive natural environment for children of all ages and their families to enjoy.


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Created in partnership with the Niagara College Broadcasting Program.

About This Project

This natural play area will facilitate participation in our Early Learning Centre programs that will enhance development for children and improve the quality of life for families that live at Bethlehem Place and in the surrounding neighbourhood.

The playground is designed with all ages and levels of ability of participants in mind. It includes natural features and learning elements built to last a lifetime on natural surfaces and surroundings.

Studies show that a well-designed natural playground is the best option for developing children’s minds and bodies by fostering optimal play spaces for activity, creativity and education. 


Community Partners


Project Sponsors

Lead Sponsor

Wise Guys Charity Fund

Corporate Sponsor

Meridian Credit Union

Gold Sponsor

Niagara Community Foundation

Bronze Sponsors

Merritton Lions Club
May Court Club of St. Catharines
Land Care Niagara
(tree and plant donations valued at $2,200) 

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Naturalized Playground Grand Opening

Naturalized Playground Grand Opening

Posted Jun 30th, 2017 in News & Updates, Naturalized Playground Project

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to celebrate the grand opening of our Naturalized Playground at Bethlehem Place on Tuesday, June 27th!

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Bethlehem Place Community Garden

Bethlehem Place Community Garden

Posted Jun 20th, 2017 in News & Updates, Naturalized Playground Project

On June 19th some of the individuals and families at Bethlehem Place, our transitional housing program, created a community garden for residents to grow and harvest their own fresh produce.

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General Motors St. Catharines Employees Volunteer

General Motors St. Catharines Employees Volunteer

Posted Jun 12th, 2017 in News & Updates, Naturalized Playground Project

On Thursday, June 8, we had an amazing team of volunteers from the General Motors St. Catharines Plant help with the final touches of our Naturalized Playground.

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