Skate Park Opens

The Bermagui Skate Park is finally here!

It is so exciting to see this long awaited project finally become a reality.

Project manager Jim Callaghan and a dedicated team of workers and volunteers have worked together to create a fabulous asset for the Bermagui Community. It has taken over 15 years for the project to finally happen with lots of fundraising and support from many people. This has been an amazing community effort with local business, council and community members all working together….

Jim Callaghan (Bega Valley Shire Council) Richard Cunningham Bill Taylor Stu Longhurst (earthworks and concreting) Cuz Ozawa (earthworks) Neville Reid (earthworks) Chris and Tim Reid (concreting) Bob Harris (set out) Andrew Curven (set out and labour) Matt Gilder (earthworks and concreting) Jacqui Howarth (steel fix and committee) Jamie White (set out and welding) James Drakos ( welding) Julian Brown (earthworks) Kelvin Myers (concreting) Ken Jacobs (steel fix) Eli Wetzler (concreting) Belinda and Kieren Uhibrien (concreting) Steve Neilson (earthworks) Chris Markwort Dave Monk (steel fixing) Wayne Lucas (steel fixing) Scott Ballard Drew Forbes Matt Farnham Steve Thornton Aimee White (committee) Kerry McGlashen (committee) Narelle Myers (committee) Jim Collins (committee) Paul Callaghan Terry Callaghan Kristy Callaghan Vanessa Ballard Jesse Austin Rex Porter John Huddleston Steve O’Sullivan Noel Hasse James Kelly Bernie Welsh (fencing) Pat Kelly Craig Hurst Glen Went Ed Willson (logo design) Andy Austin Bernie Parsons Willie White Dale Errol Masterson Tracy Reeves Vesna Andric Paul and Kerry Morgan Ali Robson Bridge Motors (fuel) Trent Blows Chris Webb (committee) Wayland Mason Neilson Bros Mitre 10 (truck) Adam Miller Finn Askew (design and plans) Paul Lazzaro (water supply/ pipes) Bega Valley Shire Council: Bermagui Team

Apologies if we have missed any individuals or businesses, but please know that your help and support was greatly appreciated.

The park is a fabulous asset for our community, a place where people of all ages can come to skate, scoot and ride. The fabulous design has taken into consideration all ages with scope for toddlers, kids, teens and adults to all have fun.

It is hoped that the addition of picnic areas, paths, playground and exercise equipment in the future will further add to this as place where everyone feels welcome.

Many thanks to you all,

From the Bermagui Skate Park Committee

 

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