Billabong Park Skate Facility

Summary

Work on the new Billabong Park Skate Facility at Cooloola Cove will commence on Tuesday, 3 November 2020, after Council endorsed VFG Skatepark Pty Ltd to carry out the build.

The project is a joint initiative of Gympie Regional Council and the Queensland Government’s $600 Million Works 4 Qld program.

The new skate facility is designed for beginner and intermediate users and includes an open bowl, multiple kerbs and ledges and a quarter pipe. 

Included in the new facility is a recreation space which consists of a shade shelter, concrete seating, a multi-use basketball half court, amenities and a spectator area.

Two community engagement sessions relating to the design of the facility occurred in March and May 2019, and the feedback provided was implemented in the final design of the facility.

The skate facility is expected to be completed in early January, subject to weather conditions.

Things to know:

  • Construction will start Tuesday, 3 November 2020.
  • Construction will take place from Monday to Friday each week between the hours of 6am to 6pm and Saturday 8am to 3pm until work is completed.
  • You may experience loud noises as a result of the construction work.
  • The skate facility is expected to be completed in early January, subject to weather conditions.

Further Information

If you any questions or comments about the billabong Park Skate Facility project, please call our project team on 1300 307 800 or email council@gympie.qld.gov.au