Young People to Showcase Talents
It’s not often skaters and BMX riders in the Murrumbidgee Council area get the chance to show off their skills.
But that’s about to change, with plans for YMCA Action Sports to bring the Skate Park Leagues (SPL) series to town.
At the July meeting Council approved the proposal, which would potentially allow participants to qualify for state and national finals. SPL is a series of interconnected events, held across Australia. Their main objective is to provide opportunities and pathways to progress young people in a safe and welcoming environment.
Council’s Assistant General Manager Corporate and Community Services, Alison Coe said this civic event focused on participation and encouragement to ‘give it a go’.
“Council recognises that we have well utilised skate parks in Darlington Point and Coleambally,” she said.
“The idea is to hold events at both of these locations over one weekend and run buses from Jerilderie so everyone has the chance to be involved.
“We are keen to deliver activities that celebrate the talents of young people in the Murrumbidgee Council area and this is just one of those.
“The other great aspect of this is that YMCA Action Sports also provides skills development to young people in project management through their involvement as volunteers in the event.”
SPL competitions have three disciplines including Scooter, BMX and Skateboard. Each discipline is broken down into age-based divisions. Each division has capacity for 20 entrants, allowing up to 160 participants per competition.
Council is working with the YMCA Action Sports to determine a date and will advise the Community as soon as that has been confirmed.
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