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A skateboarding event will take place tomorrow on the roof of the Sutherland suburban car park | County Leader of St George and Sutherland

By on January 28, 2022 0

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The roof of the suburban car park behind Club On East, Sutherland, will be turned into a skate park for six hours tomorrow (Saturday 29 January). Young skaters are invited to try their tricks at the inaugural Sutho Skate event, which runs from noon to 6 p.m. There will also be demonstrations by professional skateboarders, live bands and DJs, food trucks and street art demonstrations. The event was organized by the Sutherland Shire Council in partnership with Transport for NSW and skate shop Lodown Cronulla. The transport authority is funding a pilot scheme to activate car parks around NSW. Mayor Carmelo Pesce said the council was delighted to present the event, “which celebrates young people and the contributions they make to our community, and recognizes a growing number of talented young skateboarders in the county.” “The Council looks forward to providing events and programs, such as Sutho Skate, that reflect the growing interests of our community,” he said. “We also want to make sure we have the right facilities in place to support residents’ active lifestyles, which is why we are looking forward to delivering a new skate park and improved children’s play area as part of the first projects. undertaken as part of the major renewal of Seymour Shaw. Park, Miranda, to support young people in our community.”

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The roof of the suburban car park behind Club On East, Sutherland, will be turned into a skate park for six hours tomorrow (Saturday 29 January).

Young skaters are invited to try their tricks at the inaugural Sutho Skate event, which runs from noon to 6 p.m.

There will also be demonstrations by professional skateboarders, live bands and DJs, food trucks and street art demonstrations.

The event was organized by the Sutherland Shire Council in partnership with Transport for NSW and skate shop Lodown Cronulla.

A young skater at the Greenhills skate park.  Photo: John Veage

A young skater at the Greenhills skate park. Photo: John Veage

The transport authority is funding a pilot program to activate car parks around NSW.

Mayor Carmelo Pesce said the council was delighted to present the event, “which celebrates young people and the contributions they make to our community, and recognizes a growing number of talented young skateboarders in the county.”

“The Council looks forward to providing events and programs, such as Sutho Skate, that reflect the growing interests of our community,” he said.

“We also want to make sure we have the right facilities in place to support residents’ active lifestyles, which is why we are looking forward to delivering a new skate park and improved children’s play area as part of the first projects. undertaken as part of the major renewal of Seymour Shaw. Park, Miranda, to support young people in our community.”