John William Boich Parkette will be officially opened on Oct. 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. The parkette is located on Stonehaven Drive in the Dundas-Appleby area. John William Boich was an active member of the Burlington community. The City of Burlington named Boich Citizen of the Year in 2011 for his contributions to the community. He was an educator, professional football player, founding member of the Burlington Inclusivity Advisory Committee, co-chair of the Mayor’s Citizens Advisory Committee and much more. The event will include a Love My Hood event at the parkette, located beside the school school of the same name Families are invited for free mini pumpkin decorating, recreational activities and refreshments.
The new parkette features, an open lawn area, swings and playground equipment, a paved loop trail and connection to the school, shaded seating areas and new trees.