A mural that was created last summer to revitalize a park across from the City Centre Airport has been damaged by vandals.

Graffiti is now scrawled across the mural of an old-fashioned airplane painted on the side of a dugout used by a seniors’ slow-pitch league at Airway Park.

"It made me darn mad," said Anne Coui, one of the volunteers who worked on the mural.


Anne Coui is upset that vandals damaged the mural that she and other volunteers painted last summer. (CBC)

"You work so hard to make something nice and somebody in a few minutes can go and spoil it for you."

A spokesperson with the Kingsway Business Association said the graffiti caused one sponsor to drop out of a program to fund four more murals.

Sharon Chapman from Capital City Cleanup believes the community will make sure the project is completed.

"There's still interest in the community to have the murals done and we will assist through our professional cleaning program this group in fixing up this mural," she said.

"So we're hopeful that the project can continue and that the community can stay behind it and move forward."   

With files from the CBC's Travis McEwan