Council assists in skate park funding

Sparwood council unanimously decided to devote $75,000 in funding to the construction of the Sparwood Skate Park project.

Sparwood council unanimously decided to devote $75,000 in funding to the construction of the Sparwood Skate Park project.

The project has been undertaken by the Sparwood Futures Society, who will be working towards fundraising the required $550,000 needed for the construction of the park.

Fundraising has currently culminated in $77,000, with council’s donation bringing the current total to $152,000.

Council’s contribution will be allocated from the Energy Retrofit Savings Fund.

The design and engineering of the park, which will be built at the Sparwood Leisure Centre, was taken under resident advisement, including potential youth users of the park.