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CONNECT WITH OUR YOUTH AT FREO SKATE PARK

Posted in community, family, fremantle, youth by freoview on April 9, 2017

It is very important that the community connects with its youth and try to find out how they tick, what they desire, and that we listen to the many innovative ideas they have, so today is a good day to do that at the Fremantle skate park on the Esplanade.

National Youth Week 2017 is closing in spectacular style at our very own Esplanade Youth Plaza. A local lineup of musicians, DJs and WA’s best skateboarders surrounded by chill zones and food vans from 12-4 pm today.

The SWITCH ( Fremantle youth advisory council) will also be hosting a Ferris Forum – jump in for a ride and share your opinion on the forums hot topic.

LINE UP:
– Skate Comp 12-4pm *‘Game of Skate and Best Trick’
Skateboarding WA
– Ferris Forum 1pm -3pm
Propel Youth Arts WA Fremantle SWITCH
– Parkour 1pm – 2.30pm (8-11yr) & 2.30pm-4pm (11yrs+)
Perth Parkour
– Silent Disco
Local DJs programmed across three channels.
– Game Vault 1pm-3pm
Game Vault
– Roving Circus
– Music 3pm
Catch Music
– Food vans and chill zones available all day.
headspace Fremantle

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  1. Rob Fittock said, on April 10, 2017 at 9:11 pm

    I lost that bet it seems

  2. freoview said, on April 10, 2017 at 8:58 am

    Not totally true Mike. Some people did not want the skatepark because they were worried about noise and drugs, but you are right that the majority of those who opposed it wanted it south or north of the Esplanade. I have no doubt the Youth Plaza would have been as successful as it is if it had been added to the Esplanade rather than put on it.

    Roel

  3. Mike said, on April 9, 2017 at 10:58 pm

    Cut the crap Rob Fittock, nobody was opposing the skate park, just it’s location and you damn well know that! Your cup of spite is truly always overflowing!

  4. Rob Fittock said, on April 9, 2017 at 6:16 pm

    folks were enjoying the atmosphere and vibrant vibes as I cycled through and more power to the kids and the skate plaza….and I bet the folks who were opposing it are now down there enjoying it with their families


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