Skate park up and rolling

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

GIRU skaters will be able to prac­tise new tricks and flips, with the new skate park as­sem­bled in time for the school hol­i­days.

It comes af­ter a pe­ti­tion was formed within the Giru youth com­mu­nity to get in­fra­struc­ture to al­low them to hone their skills.

The Giru Progress As­so­ci­a­tion con­trib­uted $ 35,000 to the pro­ject, with Wil­mar Sugar of­fer­ing to con­struct the ce­ment slab while coun­cil cov­ered the re­main­der of the costs.

Ma­te­ri­als ar­rived on June 24, with con­struc­tion start­ing soon af­ter. The equip­ment was supplied by Ur­ban Play, with its team work­ing on site from Thurs­day to Satur­day to put the pieces into place.

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