Sydney Park Skate Park wins Gold at Design Awards

Words by Steve Hammond
People using the Sydney Skate Park

Does your Grandma use a skate park? If her local is Alexandria’s new Sydney Park Skate Park, then the answer is probably yes.

Gone are the days when skate parks were the sole domain of rowdy adolescents. The new skate park, designed by GroupGSA and Convic, is a drawcard even for those who won’t be dropping into a three-metre bowl anytime soon.

The colour, movement and excitement of watching others in action creates a free outdoor theatre that is proving hugely popular with all sectors of the community.

The Olympics influenced park has just received gold in the DRIVENxDESIGN GOV Design Awards 2021.

Sydney Park Skate Park was integrated into the existing 41ha regional park in Alexandria, forming part of the City of Sydney’s Sustainable Sydney 2030 plan.

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