#rideburnside arrives. Come to the launch party

Published on 21 February 2020

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#rideburnside is here!  The new ‘all wheels - all ages’ pump track is on site at the Civic Centre until 15 June. The pump track is a free recreational facility for all wheeled sports including bikes of all types, scooters, skateboards and the very cool balance bike for toddlers.

Celebrate the arrival of #rideburnside!  Bring your bike, skateboard and scooters to the free Launch Party. 

Saturday 29 February 12 noon - 2 pm.

Civic Centre car park (cnr Portrush Road and Fisher Street).

There'll be a BBQ, music, skate shop tents, coffee van and face painting. 

The pump track will be part of a 12 month trial across four locations in the City:

- Civic Centre (cnr Portrush Road and Greenhill Road) *29 Feb - 15 Jun*
- Newland Reserve, Erindale *15 Jun - 14 Sept*
- Miller Reserve, Linden Park *14 Sept - 30 Nov*
- Kensington Park Reserve, Kensington Park *30 Nov - 22 Feb 2021*

Look out on engage.burnside for updates.

BYO bikes, skateboard, roller skates, scooters, balance bikes etc.

Safety stuff – some equipment is not suitable for use (3 wheels, go-karts, motorised equipment, bikes with training wheels), wear protective gear and helmet, keep distance between riders, daylight hours only, slippery when wet, parent/guardian supervision required.

History

On 12 November 2019 Council resolved to purchase a portable pump track and conduct a 12 month rotating trial across four locations: Kensington Park Reserve, Newland Reserve, Miller Reserve and the Civic Centre.

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