Pumptrack a Big Hit with Youth

Published: Monday, 11 February 2019 at 9:01:20 AM

Kids enjoying the new Pumptrack

Laverton's Kids Love The New Pumptrack

Local youth are having a great time on the newly installed Pumptrack with has been featured in both social media and newspapers recently.
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ABC Goldfields-Esperance Facebook page had the following item, which included a video of some of the kids enjoying themselves at the Pumptrack:

🚴 OUTBACK PUMPTRACK 🚴


Have you ever heard of a modular pumptrack before? 

Laverton recently installed one and according to the company that supplied it, this is the world's most remote. The track has replaced a skate park, and the kids are loving it!

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Pumptrack big hit with youth

Joanna DelalandeKalgoorlie Miner
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 1:17PM

Children in Laverton spent last week enjoying a new modular pumptrack, believed to be the most remotely located pumptrack in the world.

The track, developed as a oval skate park alongside the town’s youth centre, was built a week and a half ago, and Shire president Patrick Hill said Laverton youth “had not been off it since”.

“We found out it’s the most remote modular pumptrack in the world,” he said. “It was brought on by the youth services team and council, and they all agreed it was a great opportunity for the kids to engage in outdoor activities.

“Since it’s been erected the kids haven’t been off it, it’s great, they absolutely love it.

“It was simple to put together, we can add to it and change it now whenever we want.

“It’s terrific to see the kids take such interest in it and will be a great asset to the town.”

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