Youth Programs

​​​Skateboard Competition

The 2019 skate competition is already attracting competitors from as far as Byron Bay and the Sunshine Coast and offers a prize pool of $1,000. Winners qualify for the State Titles in Mackay (Rumble on the Reef).  ​​

This will be a great weekend event for both competitors and spectators, with food and drinks available onsite. Check out the promos (and video of the 2018 comp) at​​

Gatton Skatepark, Western Drive Gatton
Friday 2 & Saturday 3 August 2019

Download the event poster here

​Friday 2 August 2019 (under lights) with licenced area
6pm - 9pm

Saturday 3 August 2019​
10am - 4pm

Competitor Registrations 

If you are competing, register here

More Information

The venue has limited seating and shade. Feel free to BYO camp chair, and warm clothes for Friday night and sunsmart​​ gear for Saturday. 

We have a range of food and drink vendors onsite. 

General questions on this event can be directed to Council's Youth Development Team via 1300 005 872 or by email

Keep up to date via the Facebook event by clicking here

Holiday Programs

A number of services work closely with Council to offer a range of free school holiday programs. Holiday programs are primarily promoted on Council's Facebook the Lockyer Valley Youth FacebookLuvyalockyer What's On website, and are distributed to schools for inclusion in their newsletters.

The range of holiday programs may include: 

  • Skateboard, scooter and parkour workshops (clinics) and competitions
  • Family-friendly Dive-In (pool) Movies and Indoor Movies
  • Youth-only Dive-In Movies
  • Craft and games-based programs organised by Anglicare and local Community Centres
  • Computer, robotics, Lego and craft activities organised by Lockyer Valley Libraries 
  • Adventure-based games and challenges (eg​, high ropes courses with Laidley District State School)​

Want more activities? ​

​If an organisation you are involved in would be interested in offering activities, we'd love to hear from you via the contact information listed below.

​​General Information

Council provides a range of programs for the Region's young people and children, and is interested in hearing from young people about matters of importance to them.

Youth Programs vary from time to time and may include:

  • school holiday activities
  • youth forums
  • leadership development opportunities
  • surveys
  • projects such as skatepark​​ upgrades

Events will promoted on the local Events Calendar and the Lockyer Valley Youth Facebook page.

Contact Us

Contact Council's Community Development & Engagement Officer, Neil Williamson, via email​ or phone 1300 005 872.

Follow us on social media

The most up-to-date information about our activities and opportunities are promoted first on Facebook.

Page reviewed: 01 Aug 2019 12:26pm