Esquimalt High School Green Space

Esquimalt HS GS

Esquimalt High School Green Space is in the seaside community of Esquimalt, one of thirteen communities in the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. This green space is over five hectares with large grass covered area for football, soccer and other outdoor sports. The two tennis courts are fenced. The running track circles one of the sports fields. Horse chestnut, willow and conifer trees provide shade around the school building. This school is in the school district number sixty one Victoria. The high school building was built in nineteen sixty, and students were transitioned from other campuses from which the education program was established in nineteen fifteen. The school green space, along Phoenix Street, was the site of the Phoenix Dairy operated by the Stephenson family from. Curiously, the street was named after the seventeen ninety three wooden vessel. This frigate was seventy three feet with two decks and three masts. It was the first ship build from Alaskan timbers shipwright James Shields. Anderson Park, Lampson Lions Park, Fleming Green Space and Selkirk Gorge Park are nearby.

Geographical Location N48º 26’ 19” W123º 23’ 49”

Esquimalt High School Green Space can be reached from the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy1). Exit onto Tillicum Road to head south. At the junction with Craigflower Road turn right. At the junction with Phoenix Street turn right look for the green space across the road at the junction with Colville Road. There is street parking along Colville Road and the school parking lot. Buses travel along Craigflower Road and Lampson Street.

 

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