Thursday February 2, 2012
Island 22 Becoming Wheely Great Place
Construction begins on new bike park at Island 22
Released by Starlee Renton, City of Chwk/Voice file photos
ork is underway on the Island 22 Bike Park, a joint project between the Fraser Valley Regional District and City of Chilliwack.
When completed in April,
2012, the bike park will have jumps, a skills area and trails to
challenge riders of all ages and abilities.
Kids gets some air at the Yarrow skate park last year.
The Island 22 site is
owned by the City of Chilliwack and managed by the Fraser Valley
Regional District. The City is providing $200,000 in capital for the
project and the FVRD will oversee the construction, ongoing
maintenance and supervision of the site. The Bike Park will be
located on the north side of the dyke, adjacent to the gatehouse and
will run parallel to the dyke for about 250 - 300 metres.
Hoots will also continue
to seek input via the social media site and use the feedback to
refine his concepts into a set of working drawings for construction.
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