Have your say on the new Jerilderie Skatepark and Pumptrack
31 March 2021
Skaters, scooters and BMX riders can have their say on the proposed design and location of Jerilderie’s new skatepark and pumptrack.
Murrumbidgee Council Director of Infrastructure Tom Dimec said the new facility will be an exciting recreational and social space for locals and visitors to Jerilderie.
“Designed as both a skatepark and pumptrack, it will cater for skateboards, scooters and BMX bikes,” said Mr Dimec.
Council has engaged Precision Skate Parks Pty Ltd, together with Enlocus Landscape Architects, to develop the concept plan for the custom built facility.
Mr Dimec said we are aiming to provide a fun and challenging space that caters for a wide range of abilities and ages, making it a focal point for young people and their families.
“We currently have two possible locations for the park. The two locations are at Monash Park (near the corner of Bolton and Mahonga Streets) or Elliott Park (behind the current toilet block),” he said.
Quarterpipes, moguls, banks and a roll-in are some of the features of the skatepark. The pumptrack will be suitable for scooters and BMX bikes and will include elements like a flatbank hip, quarterpipe and mogul.
Landscaping is an important aspect so the facility and landscape elements are included in the proposed design.
Council welcomes comments on the proposed design, location and other ideas for the facility.
The proposed design is available for viewing here and at Council’s offices.
Comments can be provided to Council up until 5 pm on Wednesday 21 April 2020.
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