Weekend opening of revamped Mills Park in Beckenham a party for the public

Bakers: Toomas Harvie (3), Lily Roberts-Holder (2) and Sofia Hill (3).       d465975
Bakers: Toomas Harvie (3), Lily Roberts-Holder (2) and Sofia Hill (3).       d465975

COMMUNITY members will have a chance to check out the Mills Park redevelopment in Beckenham first-hand at a free open day on Saturday from 11am to 2pm.

There will be free entertainment, rides, a skate clinic, a treasure hunt, nature play fun, ‘Have-a-go’ events by local sports groups, seniors’ activities, community group demonstrations and craft activities.

People will have the chance to tour the facility to check out the walking paths, environmental features and wetland areas.

The $47 million regional facility features a 6-Star Green Star-awarded community centre, nature play space, skate plaza, WA’s first synthetic soccer pitches, tennis courts and two ovals with kiosks and change rooms, cricket nets, barbecues, shade shelters, seating and path network. Call 9397 3105 for more details.