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#rideburnside is here

#rideburnside the new ‘all wheels - all ages’ pump track has arrived on site at the Civic Centre until 16 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.

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 - 16 Jun *
- Newland Reserve, Erindale *16 Jun - 14 Sept*
- Miller Reserve, Linden Park *28 Sept - 14 Dec*
- Kensington Park Reserve, Kensington Park *14 Dec - 8 Mar 2021*

Open from sunrise to sunset everyday.

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.

#rideburnside is here

#rideburnside the new ‘all wheels - all ages’ pump track has arrived on site at the Civic Centre until 16 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.

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 - 16 Jun *
- Newland Reserve, Erindale *16 Jun - 14 Sept*
- Miller Reserve, Linden Park *28 Sept - 14 Dec*
- Kensington Park Reserve, Kensington Park *14 Dec - 8 Mar 2021*

Open from sunrise to sunset everyday.

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.

  • Newland Park Kindergarten visits #rideburnside

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    26 August, 2020
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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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    01 June, 2020
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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!

  • #rideburnside has arrived

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    21 February, 2020
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    Come down to the Civic Centre car park on the corner Portrush Road and Greenhill Road (behind the Council building) to try it out.

    It's FREE to ride - BYO wheels.

    Open from sunrise to sunset everyday.

    There's a cafe for food and drinks (weekdays only) and toilets in the Community Centre (open 7 days).


  • #rideburnside Launch Party

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    30 January, 2020
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    Celebrate with us the arrival of #rideburnside!

    Bring your bike, skateboard and scooters to the free #rideburnside 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, face painting

    Hope to see you there

  • #rideburnside

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    13 January, 2020
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    A new ‘all wheels - all ages’ pump track is coming to Burnside. #rideburnside is a new and free recreational facility for all wheeled sports including bikes of all types, scooters, skateboards and the very cool balance bike for toddlers.

    The track will be part of a 12 month trial across four locations in the City the first location will be at the Civic Centre:

    - 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*

    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.