Lancelin skate and BMX park to be upgraded

Existing facilities at Wangaree Park in Lancelin. Picture: kymillman.com
Existing facilities at Wangaree Park in Lancelin. Picture: kymillman.com

A LANCELIN skate and BMX park is being upgraded, thanks to Federal Government funding.

Pearce MHR Christian Porter is following through on a pre-election promise to provide $126,000 to the Shire of Gingin to improve existing facilities in Wangaree Park.

“The existing Lancelin Skate and BMX Park is already very popular with the local youth and holiday-makers and an upgrade to the facility is required,” he said.

“A well designed, maintained and managed skate facility can promote a healthy community life where people can have fun, make new friends and keep active.”

The upgrade will include adding a quarter pipe/bowl-style bank, jump box and flat roll-in, manual pad and flat bank box, a pump track and renewal of the existing steel half-pipe.

Shire president David Roe said it was a great investment, with the project expected to be completed in September.

“Lancelin is one of our peak tourism hot spots along our coastline and this infrastructure will benefit not only the local community but the many tourists that visit Lancelin,” he said.

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