Lugrin Park

Lugrin Park is in the seaside community of Esquimalt, one of thirteen communities in the Capital Regional District of British Columbia.  This neighborhood park is toddler friendly.  There are colorful molded plastic play equipment, toddler swings, and riding toys. The play area is set on engineered wood chips. The partially grassy lot is fenced on two sides and there are benches.  This park and street were named for the first reeve of Esquimalt, elected by acclamation in nineteen twelve: Mr. Charles Henry Lugrin. Although Mr. Lugrin was trained as a lawyer he choose journalism and was editor of the Victoria Daily Colonist. Wurtele Park, Highrock Park, Rockheights Middle School Green Space and the E&N Railway Trail –Esquimalt are nearby.

Geographical Location N48º 26’ 11” W123º 24’ 42”

Lugrin Park can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway when you exit southward onto Tillicum Road.  Follow Tillicum to Colville Road then turn right.  From Colville turn right onto Intervale Avenue and then right onto Lockley Road.  Lugrin Place is about half way along the road.   There is limited street parking.  The closest bus route to this residential park travels along Colville Road.

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