Council ramps up skate park upgrades for Deception Bay
Published 04 April 2022
Deception Bay Skate Park will get a gnarly $1.5 million redevelopment thanks to the input of hundreds of residents who provided feedback on designs during the community consultation period last year.
Acting Mayor Jodie Shipway said this was one of many skate parks across Moreton Bay to get significant upgrades as Council ramps up its Skate Park Renewal Program.
“Council skate parks across Moreton Bay are getting the gold medal treatment on our road to the 2032 Olympics and Paralympics here in South East Queensland,” she said.
“If Logan from Logan won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics for the BMX freestyle competition after building a BMX park in his backyard, then Council’s giving our next wave of stars every chance to chase their dreams in 2032.
“Maybe Debbie from D-Bay (Deception Bay) will take out freestyle skateboard competition or scooters might be in the Olympics by then.
“My kids will love the upgrades, but I know they’ll hate me saying all our skate parks will have plenty of plenty of ‘street cred’ thanks to the input of hundreds of local skaters, scooterers and BMX riders.
“Deception Bay Skate Park will be totally redeveloped with the help of the community’s input on the designs.
“Albany Creek, Morayfield and North Lakes residents have already had their say on designs for their parks and we have plans to open input for Bray Park, Redcliffe and Caboolture next.
“Construction will begin on Deception Bay Skate Park later this year and is expected to be complete by December 2022, weather permitting.
“We’ll be rolling out the other skate park upgrades over the next 10 years to give residents the best possible skate parks to stay fit and healthy, practice their tricks and socialise with others.
“Please sign up to the Your Say Moreton Bay website for regular updates on community consultation for skate parks and other projects near you.”
Register your interest here: https://yoursay.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/mbrc-skateparkupgrades