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Skate parks and BMX tracks

Skate parks and BMX tracks

Information about skate parks and spots in the City of Whittlesea.

Local skaters, scooters and BMX riders can look forward to upgrades to Epping Skate Escape and Laurimar Skate Park in the next 1-3 years, as well as a new district skate park in Mernda in the next 4-6 years.

These projects have been proposed in our Cycle and Skate Sports Strategy 2015-2025, which was adopted by Council on 6 October 2015.

Bundoora Mini Ramp

Features

  • steel mini ramp 4 feet high
  • 16 feet wide

Address

Norris Bank Reserve
McLeans Road, Bundoora (Melway 9 H11)

Epping Skate Escape

Epping Skate Escape is the City of Whittlesea’s regional skate park.

It caters for skateboarders, scooters, in-line skaters and BMX riders from beginners to intermediate ability.

It also features a deep bowl that requires a high level of experience.

Features

  • public toilet is available at the nearby children's playground
  • parking on site
  • walking distance to bus stops on McDonalds Road and South Morang Railway Station

Address

Meadowglen Reserve
McDonalds Road, Epping (Melway 184 J11)

Features

  • ramps
  • a bowl
  • rails
  • fun boxes
  • ledges
  • shade shelters and limited seating
  • parking
  • drinking taps

Epping Vertical Ramp

Features

  • steel vertical ramp

Address

Darebin Creek Parklands
Peppercorn Park
Greenbrook Drive, Epping (Melway 182 D11)

Laurimar Bowl

Features

  • concrete capsule bowl 4-6 feet deep with elbow, extension, escalator and mondo corner
  • small ledges
  • manual pad

Address

Laurimar Recreation Reserve
Painted Hills Drive, Doreen (Melway 391 E5)

Sycamore BMX Track

Sycamore BMX Track is accessible to the public for BMX training and practice. This track is scheduled for redevelopment in 2016, after which the track will be available for competition use.

Address

Sycamore Recreation Reserve
Mill Park (Melway 9 E4)

Whittlesea Skate Park and BMX Dirt Track

These facilities are located adjacent to the Whittlesea Swimming Pool, within walking distance to shops, public toilets and bus stops.

Features

  • concrete half pipe with roll-in, fun boxes and vertical wall - suitable for skateboard, BMX and scooter riders
  • BMX dirt track next to the concrete skate park supports riders of varying ages and abilities from young beginners upwards
  • seating and water tap on site
  • parking available near the swimming pool at the end of Walnut Street

Address

J.W.Towt Reserve
Walnut Street, Whittlesea (Melway 246 H8)