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City celebrates Youth Fest 2021

Published on Wednesday 21 April, 2021

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The City of Gosnells hosted an afternoon of skate park action and fun activities to celebrate WA Youth Week last Saturday at Mills Park Skate Plaza in Beckenham.

Mayor David Goode said the event was a terrific way for young people to come together and for the general community to see the positive contributions made by our youth.

“This year’s WA Youth Week theme was Our Path, highlighting the importance of community, belonging and connection to place and culture,” Mayor Goode said.

“Community is at the heart of everything we do at the City of Gosnells – the programs and events we provide for young people, from toddlers up to 25-year-olds, are all about giving them the space to be active, creative and feel proud of where they live.

“The City’s Youth Fest 2021 had a little bit of everything, with skate, scooter and BMX events at the plaza, as well as art workshops, a dodgeball arena, free barbecue and DJ.”

More than 400 young people attended Youth Fest on Saturday 17 April and winners of the skate plaza competitions were:

Junior Skateboarding

1.      Archie Anning

2.      Dhruva Manikadan

3.      Luna Surianingrat

Open Skateboarding

1.      Conroy Nathan

2.      Nick Bowden

3.      Rylan Tolley

Junior Scooter

1.      Myles Brackin

2.      Dylan Wightman

3.      Tsuguma Ando

Open Scooter

1.      Nick Bowden

2.      Josh Cornwill

3.      Ayden Matheson

Junior BMX

1.      Luna Surianingrat

2.      Fiona Krasnoff

Open BMX

1.      Kobe Wells

To find out more about youth activities in the City, visit thehive.net.au, follow us on social media or call 9397 3000.