Malabar Park BMX Facility

Project Status

In progress

Project Type

Infrastructure & Buildings

Timeline

Start: Mid 2018 Finish: Late 2020

Budget

2.91M

In 2014/15 the City received a proposal from the Cockburn BMX Club to upgrade the facilities at Malabar Park to an ‘international’ standard. This proposal included concept designs for a new track, clubroom building, start ramp, gym area, offices and lighting.

Given the points listed below, the City proposed in its Draft 15 Year Community Sport and Recreation Facilities Plan that the site be redeveloped.

  • The club’s commitment to develop a formal proposal
  • The condition of the infrastructure on site
  • The fact that BMX is an emerging sport, now listed as an Olympic sport
  • The popularity with the City’s pump tracks

What will the facility include?

In order to develop an external funding application to the state government, the City developed concept plans and a cost estimate for the redevelopment of the site, with the vision identified to date including:

  • A Union Cyclist Internationale (UCI) BMX racing track that has the ability to host national level events
  • A new 5 metre start ramp for training and racing
  • Rationalising the existing infrastructure on site
  • New multi-purpose facility
  • Formalising car parking
  • Creating a space for the wider community that includes a pump track and park area.
The City received $100,000 from the State Government to support the overall estimated project cost of $2.91M. Community consultation has been completed, with upgrades due to begin in late 2020.
 
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Contact

Address

9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.