Norton Park Pump Track, Whyalla

Outdoor Adventures, Play, Regional Playgrounds, Skate Park

If this isn’t the most colourful skate park in South Australia, then we don’t know what is!

Norton Park in Whyalla recently had a bit of an upgrade, including installation of this pump track – and even more recently it got this amazing new lick of paint as part of the UnEarth Festival.

If you’re staying in Whyalla or just passing through, get the kids bikes, skateboards and scooters out of the car to have a go on this beauty. It was painted by Scott from Rusted Tin – Contemporary Aboriginal Arts and we now think that all pump tracks should be this bright and colourful!

There is a bit of a playground next to it, plus just look at all that grass – perfect for beginner skaters in the case of an inevitable crash! A bit of shade is provided with a shelter, table and chairs. You could grab a snack from the servo or takeaway pizza place across the road and relax while the kids ride/ scoot/ skate!

Images by Rusted Tin – Contemporary Aboriginal Art

Norton Park
37 McRitchie Cres

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