Vale youths will have access to skateboard park. The Gosnells
City Council has endorsed the construction skateboard park
facilities in the Thornlie area.
funding from the City of Gosnells of $140,000, there is
sufficient money for the facility to go ahead. The
Rotary Club of Thornlie donated $70,000 for the main skateboard
idea is to build a regional skate park facility in Thornlie,
which will be supported by several "satellite" skate
parks in other parts of the city.
City of Gosnells spokesman said a central skate park supported
by "satellite" facilities was a question of equity and
following this strategy, we are able to cater to the needs of
youth throughout the entire city rather than having to debate
the most ideal location in terms of access for a single
facility will have a unique design so that youth don't get
bored. We want to generate a skate park circuit within the
make the long-awaited facilities a reality, a working party for
the Thornlie facility has been formed. The group consists
of councillors Ron Mitchell and Auriel Smith, Rotary Club of
Thornlie members, youth representatives and City of Gosnells
Similar working parties are proposed for the future satellite
facilities envisaged for other parts of the city. Possible
locations include Maddington, Beckenham, Langford and Gosnells.