Work starts on $6 million world-standard BMX track

Published on 01 March 2021

A concept image of the new Sam Willoughby BMX track.

A ground-breaking ceremony was held yesterday alongside the site where South Australia’s only international-standard BMX track will be built.

Work is set to begin on the $6.05 million Sam Willoughby International BMX Track at the Glenthorne National Park, Ityamaiitpinna Yarta, thanks to significant investment by the City of Marion, City of Onkaparinga and state and federal governments.

The track—named after former World Champion BMX rider and Olympic silver medalist Sam Willoughby of Happy Valley BMX Club—will form part of a sports hub with a new $7 million Southern Soccer Facility (funded by City of Marion and state and federal governments).

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