Ecole Macaulay Elementary Green Space

 

20180731_134846Ecole Macaulay Elementary Green Space is in the seaside community of Esquimalt, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. This green space hosts the sports fields, play equipment and elementary school that is part of the Victoria School District 6. The school grounds are about two and half hectares including the large sport field used for field sports like soccer, field hockey, baseball, rugby and football. Seasonally the field is lined for track and field events. There are two play grounds that have a wood chip base. The school grounds are available outside school times. The school is bordered by Macaulay Street that was named for Mr. Donald Macaulay. Mr. Macaulay, a Scotsman, was the Viewfield Farm bailiff during the eighteen fifties as well as employed by the Hudson’s Bay Company then eventually maintained the companies powder magazine in Esquimalt.

Geographical Location N48º 25’ 31” W123º 24’ 20”

Ecole Macaulay Elementary Green Space can be reached from the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy1). Exit onto Tillicum Road to head south. At the junction with Craigflower Road continue along as the road curves to become Lampson Street. Follow Lampson to Wychbury Avenue. Turn left onto Wychbury Ave and continue to the school parking areas. Alternatively turn left onto Lyall Street, from Lampson Street, and look for the fish display along the chain link fence. Turn on right onto Macaulay Street and park along the roadway. Buses travel along Lampson and Lyall Street.

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