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This concrete skate park is small, but well maintained. The skate bowl is made up of two levels and there are plenty of obstacles for the more advanced skater including stairs, wedges, hips, pipes, rails and boxes.
This large skate park and BMX stunt jump facility is constructed from ply and metal. There are 7", 8" and 10" half pipes, various rails and boxes.
Drink taps and toilets are available at the park.
Redland Youth Plaza Old Cleveland Road Capalaba West (next to the soccer ovals)
Also known as Capalaba Skate Park, Redland Youth Plaza is a world-class skate and BMX facility that is suitable for skaters and riders of all skill levels. There is a skateable performance stage that is used for bands and events.
The facilities are made of timber, steel, paving and concrete. They include a 100m long street run that connects to a 6-8 foot bowl with a stepped back vertical wall, plenty of ledges, hubbas, steps and gaps. There are multiple connecting areas that contain things like stalls, rails, ramps, hips, sub boxes, sub rail, bars and manual pads.