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#rideburnside coming to new locations!

In December 2021 Council endorsed a number of locations to host the Pump Track this year.


2022 locations are below, check the Key Dates right of screen to find out when the track will arrive:

- Penfold Park

- Civic Centre car park

- Langman Recreation Reserve

- Bell Yett Reserve


The ‘all wheels - all ages’ 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.

Open from sunrise to sunset everyday.

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.


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History

On 12 November 2019 Council resolved to purchase a portable pump track and conduct a 12 month rotating trial across four locations: Civic Centre (cnr Portrush Road and Greenhill Road); Newland Reserve, Erindale; Miller Reserve, Linden Park; Kensington Park Reserve, Kensington Park.

The #rideburnside trial has now concluded. The track is now in storage awaiting a Council decision on its future.

A report will be presented to Council at a meeting on 13 April 2021 on the results of the trial and the potential for introducing new locations for the track in the future. Two new locations for the pump track include Langman Recreation Reserve in Burnside, and Penfold Park in Magill.


#rideburnside coming to new locations!

In December 2021 Council endorsed a number of locations to host the Pump Track this year.


2022 locations are below, check the Key Dates right of screen to find out when the track will arrive:

- Penfold Park

- Civic Centre car park

- Langman Recreation Reserve

- Bell Yett Reserve


The ‘all wheels - all ages’ 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.

Open from sunrise to sunset everyday.

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.


Dashboard

Click the arrow in the bottom-right to expand to view in full screen.

History

On 12 November 2019 Council resolved to purchase a portable pump track and conduct a 12 month rotating trial across four locations: Civic Centre (cnr Portrush Road and Greenhill Road); Newland Reserve, Erindale; Miller Reserve, Linden Park; Kensington Park Reserve, Kensington Park.

The #rideburnside trial has now concluded. The track is now in storage awaiting a Council decision on its future.

A report will be presented to Council at a meeting on 13 April 2021 on the results of the trial and the potential for introducing new locations for the track in the future. Two new locations for the pump track include Langman Recreation Reserve in Burnside, and Penfold Park in Magill.

  • #rideburnside moving to Langman Recreation Reserve

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    On 26 July 2022 the Pump Track was removed from the Burnside Civic Centre and will be in place at Langman Recreation Reserve from 28 July 2022. The Pump Track will be available at one of the tennis courts at Langman Recreation Reserve until 31 October.

    On 3 November the Pump Track will move to Bell Yett Reserve.

  • #rideburnside now at Civic Centre

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    The Pump Track has now moved to the Burnside Civic Centre Carpark! Be sure to come along and check it out until 26 July 2022, before it moves to Langman Recreation Reserve.

  • Back to Penfold Park

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    #rideburnside was so popular at Penfold Park that it is returning in 2022! The track will arrive on 31 January and remain in the park until 31 March.

  • #rideburnside moving to Symons & Symons Reserve

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    On 25 October the pump track will be removed from Penfold Park and relocated to Symons & Symons Reserve on 26 October 2021. The pump track will be set up here until late January 2022.

  • #rideburnside moving to Penfold Park

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    On 16 August the pump track will be removed from Langman Recreation Reserve and relocated to Penfold Park on 17 August 2021. The pump track will be set up here until late October and will then be relocated to Symons & Symons Reserve in Glenside.

  • #rideburnside coming to Langman Recreation Reserve

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    On 13 April 2021 Council resolved to temporarily place the pump track at other locations in the City such as Langman Recreation Reserve, Burnside, and Penfold Park in Magill.

    The pump track will be set up on one of the tennis courts at Langman Recreation Reserve for approximately four months, commencing 29 April 2021.

    In September #rideburnside will be relocated to Penfold Park in Magill.

  • Newland Park time-lapse

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    When #rideburnside was located at Newland Park from June to September 2020, the 'wheels' community got behind this popular destination. Here is a time-lapse video taken of #rideburnside from 20 July to 3 August.

    275,751 laps of the track happened at the Newland Park site before it was located to Miller Reserve in September, it's third destination in the year-long trial.

    In December the track moved to Kensington Park Reserve, Kensington Park, where it will remain until the conclusion of the trial on 8 March 2021. Already over 81,000 laps have been achieved in 6 weeks.

  • #rideburnside open at Miller Reserve

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    #rideburnside has been set up at Miller Reserve, Linden Park, today, just in time for school holidays.

    A big thanks to the Depot team who did a great job in setting up the pump track yesterday.

    The track will remain at Miller Reserve until 14 December 2020, after which it will move to its final location of the trial, Kensington Park Oval.

  • Newland Park Kindergarten visits #rideburnside

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    Last week the students and teachers from Newland Park Kindergarten visited the #rideburnside track in Newland Park.

    Beautiful photos of the children in action on the track can be found here ( https://bit.ly/3aUo7KH ) including a risk analysis undertaken before the excursion got underway!

    A video of the kids in action can be seen in the video library above.


  • #rideburnside coming to Newland Park

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    The 12 month pump track rotating trial continues across four locations: Kensington Park Reserve, Newland Park, Miller Reserve and the Civic Centre.

    It is now Newland Park's turn!

    #rideburnside will be relocated to Newland Park on Hallett Road/Newland Road in Erindale, on Tuesday 16 June. The pump track will be located on the middle two tennis courts at Newland Park for three months (16 June to 14 September).

    In her fortnightly 'Burnside Highlights' Mayor Monceaux challenged the community to beat the 62,313 loops record set at the Civic Centre site since the pump track arrived on 29 Februrary. Over to you Burnside!

Page last updated: 29 Sep 2022, 01:31 PM