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Skate Program

Our skate program provides an extensive and positive recreational experience for young people interested in small-wheel sports (skateboarding, scooting, BMX and rollerblading).

We (City of Greater Geelong) have a dedicated skate team that have extensive experience in working with young people from a variety of backgrounds. Our staff are skilled skaters who hold qualifications recognized by the Australian Sports Commission.

Our skate program covers:

  • Tuition
    Structured skateboarding training sessions suitable for skateboarders of all ages and skill levels.

  • Competitions
    Facilitation, and assistance in organizing competitions such as the Waurn Ponds Skate, Scoot and BMX.

  • Ramps
    Portable set of ramps, with 2 staff, available for hire at community events. Suitable for most indoor and outdoor spaces.

  • Saturday night skate
    Running for over 20 years, supervised freestyle skate sessions, every second weekend during school terms.

  • Skate school holiday program
    Various Skate/BMX/Scooter activities each school holidays, including competitions, tuition, excursions to Skate Parks and portable ramps at locations around Geelong.

  • Skate committees
    The Skate Program often runs committees who do things such as run events, assist in the design of new skate parks and assist in skate competitions. Theses committees run when needed, if you are interested in joining one of these, please contact us below.

  • Skate newsletter
    Free quarterly newsletter available by mail or email, listing all upcoming events and activities within the Skate Program.


Skate parks

There are a variety of skate park facilities for all skill levels of Skateboarders, Scooters and BMX riders in our municipality.

We strongly advise the wearing of appropriate safety gear when using its Skate Parks for any sporting activity. Compulsory wearing of helmets is enforced at all Skate/BMX/Scooter events.

Young people interested in receiving the Skate Newsletter or joining in activities can call the Skate Program Worker on 03 5272 5272.




Page last updated: Monday, 5 June 2017
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