Skateboarding event held tomorrow on the roof of Sutherland Commuter Parking | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

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The roof of the commuter car park behind Club On East, Sutherland, will be transformed into a six-hour skate park tomorrow (Saturday, January 29). Young skaters are invited to try their tricks at the introductory Sutho Skate event, which runs from noon to noon. There will also be demonstrations by professional skateboarders, live bands and DJs, food trucks and street art demonstrations. The event has been organized by the Sutherland Shire Council in partnership with Transport for NSW and the skate shop Lodown Cronulla. The Transport Authority is funding a pilot program to activate car parks around NSW. Mayor Carmelo Pesce said the municipality was thrilled to present the event, “which pays tribute to young people and the contributions they make to our community and recognizes a growing number of young, talented shire skateboarders”. “The council is eager to offer events and programs, such as Sutho Skate, that reflect the growing interests of our community,” he said. “We also want to ensure that we have the right facilities in place to support the residents’ active lifestyle, and therefore we look forward to providing a new skate park and upgraded playground for children as part of the first projects carried out in the great renewal of Seymour Shaw. Park, Miranda, to support young people in our community. ”

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The roof of the commuter car park behind Club On East, Sutherland, will be transformed into a six-hour skate park tomorrow (Saturday, January 29).

Young skaters are invited to try their tricks at the introductory Sutho Skate event, which runs from noon to noon.

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

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

A young skateboarder in Greenhill's skate park.  Photo: John Veage

A young skateboarder in Greenhill’s skate park. Photo: John Veage

The Transport Authority is funding a pilot program to activate car parks around NSW.

Mayor Carmelo Pesce said the municipality was thrilled to present the event, “which pays tribute to young people and the contributions they make to our community and recognizes a growing number of young, talented shire skateboarders”.

“The council is eager to offer events and programs, such as Sutho Skate, that reflect the growing interests of our community,” he said.

“We also want to ensure that we have the right facilities in place to support the residents’ active lifestyle, and therefore we look forward to providing a new skate park and upgraded playground for children as part of the first projects carried out in the great renewal of Seymour Shaw. Park, Miranda, to support young people in our community. ”

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