Inspection Date: April 9, 2015
Location: Aldergrove Bike Park
In Attendance: Heath Mackenzie, and Dan Millsip

 

GENERAL ITEMS

  • General clean-up needed. Bits of trash and debris scattered around entire site.
  • Overall the site is in fairly good condition.

 

LADDER AREA

  • All wood surfaces need power washing to remove slime that forms when wet.
  • Section at NE end of park needs bracing as it is wobbly
  • Teeter Totter at south side of park needs bracing/rebuilding
  • Water pooling in some areas
Ladder area - some broken boards, needs power washing

Ladder area – some sections need bracing from underneath

 

Drainage problems in low spots

Drainage problems in low spots

 

Water drainage problems on north side of park

Water drainage problems on north side of park

 

PUMP TRACK

  • Hill at the NW corner needs to be built back up.
  • Berms at west end of park need replacing. This was supposed to have been completed by the group that held lawn mower races around the park last year.
Hill at NW corner shows large portion that has been dug out.

Hill at NW corner shows large portion that has been dug out.

 

Berms along this section were not replaced after lawn mower races.

Berms along this section were not replaced after lawn mower races.

 

Berms on west end of pump track were not replaced.

Another view of the missing berms at the west end of pump track.

 

DIRT JUMP AREA

  • Start hill drop ladders need some repair.
  • Broken drain pipe
  • Ruts in dirt ramps
Looking down from top of start platform - water drainage problem.

Looking down from top of start platform – water drainage problem. Note the broken drain pipe (left of photo).

 

Ruts from water erosion on ramps.

Ruts from water erosion on ramps.

 

BMX TRACK

  • Erosion ruts on several jumps and hills, need repair
Some jumps are worn, been dug out.

Some jumps are worn, been dug out.

 

Some jumps are worn, been dug out.

Some jumps are worn, been dug out.

 

Volunteer to give us a hand!

As you can see from the report above, some maintenance work is needed in our park. If you have a morning or afternoon available and would like to help out, we’d welcome your participation. Sign up on our Volunteer Page!