City Skate Park

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City Skate Park - Update 2 October 2020

Following extensive investigations at the proposed location of the City skate Park the concept design has now been completed and detailed design is currently underway. We are aiming for construction of the City Skate Park to begin at Gladys Elphick Park/Narnungga (Park 25) by the end of this year and be completed mid 2021. Click here for more information.

Click here to view the full Concept Design Report. To view a 3D visualisation of the concept design please click on the link below:

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Click here for previous project updates.

(Image for illustration purposes only)

City Skate Park - Update 2 October 2020

Following extensive investigations at the proposed location of the City skate Park the concept design has now been completed and detailed design is currently underway. We are aiming for construction of the City Skate Park to begin at Gladys Elphick Park/Narnungga (Park 25) by the end of this year and be completed mid 2021. Click here for more information.

Click here to view the full Concept Design Report. To view a 3D visualisation of the concept design please click on the link below:

You can subscribe for project updates by clicking on the 'STAY INFORMED' button (top right opposite).

Click here for previous project updates.

  • City Skate Update: February 2019

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    29 Mar 2019

    In February 2019, the City of Adelaide and State Government announced their intention to jointly deliver a new City Skate Park in Gladys Elphick Park/Narnungga (Park 25). The State Government will provide $3 million funding for the new City Skate Park.


  • Project Update: 20 October 2015

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    23 Oct 2015

    In the absence of a permanent skate facility and the identification of a suitable location yet to be made, a Temporary Skate and Court upgrade will be constructed in Ityamai-itpina (Park 15) off Wakefield Road. This facility will be constructed within the footprint of the existing basketball courts, and the extent of works will include a skate section, upgraded basketball facilities and community recreation facilities. The project is currently open for tender and the successful tender submission is scheduled to be confirmed in November 2015.

    Council is continuing discussions with the State Government regarding the funding and location of a new permanent skate facility in the city. The development of this temporary skate and court upgrade will provide a significant opportunity to engage with the skate community on the design, implementation and management of a new permanent solution specifically.


  • Project Update: August 2014

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    07 Aug 2014
    The City Skate Park will temporarily close from 11th of August until 8th September 2014.

    The closure will enable site testing and survey to occur ahead of building and construction works expected to commence in 2015. City Skate Park will reopen on completion of the site survey and testing, and remain open until February 2015 when Adelaide City Council’s lease expires.

    Adelaide City Council continues to work closely with the State Government to confirm a suitable location for the new skate park.

    During this time, you can continue skating at one of the nearby Skate Parks. See below for a list of Skate Parks within 10km of the City:

    For more information on nearby Skate Parks click here.

    If you would like to be kept updated with this consultation, please register by clicking here.

  • Project Update: March 2014.

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    06 Mar 2014

    Thank you to all who have had Your Say on the City Skate Park! We have enjoyed gathering your ideas and spending time with you to hear your thoughts and suggestions on the City Skate Park.

    We have just finished pulling together all the results from the surveys into a infographic, please check it out.
    Keep watching this space for more progress updates and opportunities for you to have your input as we progress with this project.

    If you would like to be kept updated with this consultation, please register by clicking here.

  • Project update: February 2014

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    31 Oct 2019

    On 15 June 2013 the Australian and South Australian Government announced $100M in funding toward two new facilities that would form part of the City’s new health and biomedical precinct. One of the

    facilities is planned to be constructed on the site of the existing City Skate Park.

    Adelaide City Council leases the site of the City Skate Park from the State Government. On 18 June 2013, the State Government provided formal notice of termination of the lease, with the termination date being
    officially 18 June 2014. Council has investigated costs in relocating the City Skate Park and estimates, based on best practice interstate and overseas, that a new skate facility will cost around $3 million.

    From 7 January to 24 February 2014 Council consulted the community that was using, visiting and interacting with the City Skate Park for ideas that would inform its decision-making on a future skate facility for the City. Consultation included three (3) on-site visits:

    • Wednesday 5 February - 6pm -9pm
    • Thursday 13 February - 4pm - 7pm
    • Saturday 22 February - 10am - 3pm.

    The outcomes of the consultation can be viewed here.

    • Read through the documents in the 'Related Documents' section for background information on the 2014 consultation
    • View the FAQs section for commonly asked questions about the 2014 consultation.