Construction works is well underway on the Albury Regional Skate Park in David Street.
The new Albury Skate Park is now complete with the official opening held on 11 December 2021.
Construction of the new Albury Regional Skate Park commenced in April. During the construction the skate park will be closed. Other skate facilities available for use are:
The skate park proposal has been guided by skate park users and the wider community through a ‘Have a Say’ process and other feedback channels in 2018 and 2019.
The plan includes:
We’ve worked with skate park design specialists, PLAYCE, and skate/BMX enthusiasts to create concept designs for a skate park that will put Albury on the map as a destination for skaters and riders from far and wide.
The NSW Government, through Stronger Country Communities Fund Round three, will contribute $636,511 towards the project.
8 October 2021
24 September 2021
10 September 2021
27 August 2021
The structures are being constructed over the two skate areas and the picnic shelters have been installed. work continues on the skate elements and parkour areas.
6 August 2021
Parkour area is almost complete while the shelters were installed this week.
27 July 2021
The rain has slowed the concrete pours but works are still progressing.
16 July 2021
The rain this week has slowed site works. The street section is taking shape with one of the end ramps concreted this week.
9 July 2021
2 July 2021
The site is taking shape with concrete work on a range of elements. Electrical works is well underway with the light poles erected this week.
18 June 2021
4 June 2021
28 May 2021
Concrete works commenced this week on the first skate bowl along David Street while works on the parkour section continues.
21 May 2021
Works on the two skate bowls along David Street continue. The concrete works in the parkour section commences.
14 May 2021
The formwork for the second skate bowl along David Street commenced this week while the preparation of the parkour area continues.
7 May 2021
The skate park layout is starting to take shape with site preparation nearing completion. Formwork has commenced on the first skate bowl and the parkour area.
30 April 2021
Works continue on site preparation of the area.
23 April 2021
Demolition works are complete and sub-base preparation work commences.
16 April 2021
The construction of the new skate park commenced this week. The temporary fencing has been installed, alternative pedestrian/cycling paths established around the site and demolition works are underway.
9 April 2021
Contractors are scheduled to commence onsite works next week. The skate park will be closed for the duration of the construction.
26 March 2021
The construction contractor (Precision Skate Parks Pty Ltd) have been working through the designs and ordering materials. Construction is scheduled to commence in April 2021.
24 November 2020
Council awarded the construction tender to Precision Skate Parks Pty Ltd at the 24 November 2020. Works are due to commence in the new year
10 September 2020
The request for tender for the construction of the skate park has been advertised and closes on 13 October 2020
7 August 2020
Detailed design is almost complete with tender documents being prepared. The tender is scheduled to be advertised at the end of August or early September.
24 February 2020
Detailed design work is well underway and on track to be completed in April. PLAYCE have been consulting with local skaters on refining the designs. Funding has been announced from the NSW Government through Round three of Stronger Country Communities ($636,511) towards the construction and youth programming. Now that grant funding has been announced the project funding will be reviewed through the 2020-21 budget process.
22 November 2019
PLAYCE has been engaged to develop the detailed designs for the Albury Regional Skate Park. The detailed design process is well underway and is scheduled to be completed in early 2020
Project officer Rob Sharpe and skate identity Tim Goddard chat about the next stage of the Regional Skate Park plan.