Bray Park, Wyndham Avenue, Boyne Island
The first of the region’s skate parks was Riverside Skateway, built in August 1999. This is a regionally significant skate park, approximately 1500 square metres in size, with a total construction cost of $164,000. This cost included construction of the park, landscaping, seating, signage and irrigation.
The park has a 6m x 1.8m steel half pipe, start ramp, ¼ pipe, mogul, fun box, grind boxes and wedge ramp. It also has a “jelly mould” surrounding an established fig tree.
Bunting Park, Archer Street, Calliope
The Calliope Skate Parkis located in Bunting Park, Archer Street Calliope. The course combines skateboarding, rollerblading and BMX trick riding facilities.
Bunting Park already has an established basketball facility, toilet facilities, Girl Guide Hall and Scout Hall, adjoins the cricket, soccer and rugby league fields and has ample open space oportunities.
Memorial Park, Yarroon Street, Gladstone
The Gladstone Skate Park is located at Memorial Park in Yaroon Street (next to the PCYC). The Gladstone Skate Park provides a safe and supervised venue for skating and BMX enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels to enjoy.
The project included many years of planning with the help of the Gladstone Sk8 committee. The final plan was designed by D-Brand skate design and construction undertaken by Bechtel and Golding Contractors. Total project cost was $425,000 with a further $65,000 added to incorporate shading for the facility. The project was made possible thanks to funding and support from Bechtel Corporation, Qld Government Department of Sport, Recreation and Planning, the Australian Government through the Regional Partnerships program, Parmac Property Group, Goldings and Cement Australia. Many local companies also offered their support and services towards the project.
The skate park measures 730 sq/m in size and caters for skate, bmx, blade and scooter. Some of the parks elements include, Vert wall, 3/4 bowl, stairs, fun box, mini ramp and grind box/rails. One of the parks great benefits is that it caters from first timers to professionals.
Yarwun Recreation Grounds, Calliope River Road, Yarwun
Yarwun Skateway was built in March 2000 and approximately half the size of the Riverside Park. This facility cost $54,000 to construct, including the refurbishment of the amenities building, seating, signage, landscaping and construction.
This facility includes a concrete half pipe, quarter pipe, wedge ramp, mogul, grind rails and a flat skating space with basketball hoop. ConQuest Skate Parks undertook the design and construction of this facility.
Agnes Water Skate & BMX Facility, Springs Road, Agnes Water (Captain Cook Lions Park)
Springs Road, Agnes Water is where you will find the Captain Cook Lions Park. Home to the regions skate & BMX facility and conveniently located close to the Agnes Water School, it is a popular stopoff for local youth. A shaded playground incorporating fitness stations, amenities block and ample seating are also located in the Park; along with picnic table, barbeque and plenty of off-street parking.
Safety information can be found at Queensland Transport Department's website.