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GET RHYTHM: Lake Macquarie to get its first pump track

Lake Macquarie is set to receive its very first pump track!

The circuit, which will be constructed at Redhead Beach, will feature rollers, banked turns and other features designed for riders to generate momentum through body movements, rather than pedalling.

Designed by to world-leading pump-track company, Velosolutions the circuit will feature several elements requested by community members who filled in an online survey and attended a workshop earlier this year.

With pump tracks originally designed for mountain bikes and BMX scenes, concrete constructions have gained popularity among other pieces of equipment, such as skateboards, scooters, and roller skates.

Pump tracks are easy to use and cater to a wide range of skill levels with

Council has been working closely with Velosolutions to finalize the track’s design, ensuring that it meets the community’s needs and desires. The online survey and detailed design workshop have given residents a unique opportunity to contribute to the construction of a recreational facility that will be enjoyed for years to come.

Construction on the pump track has already begun and is expected to finish by the end of the year. Visit to find out more.