23 February 2015

Wollongong’s Holborn Skate Park opens in Berkeley

Southern Wollongong is home to the newest skate park designed and built by Convic at Holborn Park in Berkeley. Scores of youth and families turned out for the opening of the Holborn Skate Plaza in Berkeley on 21 February despite the damp weather proving how anticipated this park was for the community. Opening day was also one of three stops […]

09 February 2015

Australia’s Largest Skate Park Opens at South Hedland Youth Space

Convic’s recently completed South Hedland Youth Space, which is Australia’s largest skate park has opened with the construction fences coming down on Monday 9 February five weeks ahead of schedule. At 3300m2 the South Hedland Youth Space is now Australia’s largest skate park, and is a major component in the revitalisation of South Hedland CBD with major benefit and value […]

08 February 2015

Construction is complete on Australia’s Largest Skate Park in South Hedland

Convic has just finished the country’s largest skate park and this time lapse video captures the build process. At 3300m2, the South Hedland park is now the largest skate park in Australia. Situated in Western Australia, and with the build being carried out through some of the hottest months and a harsh climate, the Convic team have endured some tough […]

13 January 2015

Opening Day video from Fremantle’s Esplanade Youth Plaza

Fremantle’s award-winning Esplanade Youth Plaza opened in 2014 and this video from the opening day captures the excitement and success of the day and of this iconic space. The opening day event was attended by hundreds and included competitions, workshops, famliy fun and more. Hear from the community the impact this space has, and will continue to have on the […]

24 November 2014

Invercargill and Christchurch Skate Parks in New Zealand featured in new videos

Some great footage has been popping up lately from 2 Convic parks that opened this year in New Zealand. Airtime TV recently shot an episode at the Washington Reserve Skate Park in Christchurch that we designed and constructed (with a partnership with NZ based civil contractor Hunter Civil). The park opened in April and the episode shows a killer overview of just […]

24 September 2014

Volcom’s Wild in the Parks events held at Fremantle’s EYP and Osbourne Skate Park

Volcom’s Wild in the Parks events were held recently at two skate parks we designed and built – the Esplanade Youth Plaza in Fremantle and Osbourne Skate Park in South Australia. This was the first event held at Fremantle’s EYP since it opened in April and it looks like everyone killed it! Check out all the action from Freo and […]

29 August 2014

Mayor’s Award winner St Kilda Skate Park showcased in Video Clip

The St Kilda Skate Park designed and constructed by Convic was recently honoured with the City of Port Phillip’s Design and Development Mayor’s Award. Now in their 12th year, the awards celebrate design excellence in architecture, urban design, heritage, sustainable development and urban art throughout the municipality and are well respected in the design industry. This video created by Traces […]

17 July 2014

Fremantle’s Esplanade Youth Plaza receives prestigious Australia Award for Urban Design

It was a huge day for Convic and the city of Fremantle in Western Australia with the Esplanade Youth Plaza we designed and constructed being honoured with this prestigious award for excellence in Australian Urban Design. The award is given to projects that set the future direction of public infrastructure in Australia. The Australia Award for Urban Design is hosted […]

18 June 2014

Convic Managing Director Simon Oxenham interviewed on Episode 2 of ABC’s ‘Two Men in China”

An interview with Convic Managing Director, Simon Oxenham recently aired on Episode 2 of ABC’s ‘Two Men in China’ and showcases the SMP skate park which we created in Shanghai in 2004 and continues to hold the Guinness World Record for the Largest Skate Park in the World. The ABC show hosted by Australian of the Year, Professor Tim Flannery […]