Byron’s epic new skate park now open

Published on 01 June 2023


Byron Bay’s brand new and totally epic 10 foot skate bowl and ramps are primed and ready to ride.

After nine months of construction, Council is excited to welcome the community to Jarjumirr Park - its brand new and fully-awesome, competition-level skate park in Byron Bay’s Sandhills Estate.

“Skaters have been waiting for many, many years for this skate park and we are very grateful to the NSW Government for supporting this project,” Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon, said.

“This skate park has been designed by CONVIC, recognised as a world leader in the design and delivery of skate parks,” Mayor Lyon said.

“While we have an official ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for mid-year, we know our skaters and their families can’t wait so in the meantime, we are inviting everyone to come down and try it out – your skate park is open!!”

“Best of all is that this an all-abilities facility that is available to people of all ages to enjoy.

“It’s important for our community to recognise the critical role the Bundjalung of Byron Bay Arakwal people and Tweed Byron Local Aboriginal Land Council played in enabling this project to be delivered for Byron Shire on this land,” Mayor Lyon said.

“To everyone in our community, some who have been campaigning for this for more than 30 years, and to former Mayor Simon Richardson, thank you for your patience – this is everyone’s place so enjoy it and look after it,” he said.

“I am not a skater but my kids will love this and to me it looks like a top-notch facility,” the Mayor said.

“Not only will this be an area for our kids and young people to be active and connect with their community, it will be an important place for learning about cultural heritage too,” the Mayor said.

Jarjumirr Park – Byron Skate Park has received $2.05 million from the NSW Government in funding support with an additional $600,000 from Byron Shire Council.

Council wishes to thank the residents and business stakeholders for their patience and cooperation during construction.

Skate park activation including skate etiquette, skate safe workshops, and Friday night Jam sessions will be running over the next three months.

See Council's website for more information.




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