Oak Bay High School alongside community partners

Oak Bay high officially kicks off turf soccer field

Principal Dave Thomson offers ceremonial ball kick and signed 'game balls' to highlight the teamwork needed to achieve the goal

  • Nov. 9, 2016 5:00 a.m.




Oak Bay High School alongside community partners, including Bays United FC representatives officially opened the new Oak Bay all-weather turf field today. The ceremony concluded with with ceremonial shots on goal by by a host of soccer players of all ages.  The new field is a culmination of community partnership and support, and opened for play at the start of the school year. Bays United FC contributed to the capital costs of the field and entered into a 25 year agreement with the Greater Victoria School District to assist with operating costs, in exchange for community field use.

The timing of the event coincides with the AAA Senior Boys Island Championships  osted at Oak Bay High School this week. Eight teams earned spots through regional play and top teams will advance to provincial championships.

 

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