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Kensington park to be named after P.E.I. olympic athlete

Roy Paynter of Clinton  won four medals in swimming for Team Canada at the 2019 World Special Olympics Summer Games in Abu Dhabi recently. - Special Olympics P.E.I. photo
Roy Paynter of Clinton, P.E.I., won four medals at the 2019 World Special Olympics Summer Games in Abu Dhabi held in March. - Special Olympics P.E.I. photo
KENSINGTON, P.E.I. —

Mayor Rowan Caseley presented a new motion to name to park behind the Fun Times Daycare building after the Special Olympics gold-medal athlete Roy Paynter, a Kensington local. 

The council move to name the park was unanimous within council.

Caseley said he will approach MLA Matthew MacKay for the proper signage for the park.

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