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Sydney Park - St Peters, The Big Adventure, 9am - 4pm, Free

Sydney Park - St Peters, The Big Adventure, 9am - 4pm, Free

Pedal, jump, dance or climb at this celebration of the outdoors and active living.

Action-packed adventures include mountain boarding, parkour, breakdancing, rock-climbing and footy clinics.

Quench your thirst with a pedal-powered smoothie, wind down with a yoga class, get close to nature at the Sydney City Farm or feel the breeze at the kite flying field.

There’s plenty of bicycle action with BMX displays, unicycle ballet, balance bike clinics, and a self-guided ecology bike tour.

See the full list of activities below, view a Google map of the event or pick up a guide on the day.
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BMX arena
Jaw-dropping action. Arrive in time for one of the displays at 9.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

AFL and NRL clinics
Bring the kids along for a free footy clinic anytime from 10am to 3pm.

Dance sessions
Breakdancing, jump rope, limbo and disco – the Soul Patrol dancers will get you moving. Shows run from 11am to 4pm.

KIIS 1065 zone
Play games and print your KIIS snap to go in the draw to win cool prizes.

Browse the stalls for goodies and get the low-down on your next Sydney Rides festival experience.

Exchanging places
Climb into the cab of a garbage truck and experience the view.

Bike mechanics
Basic tune ups and repairs to keep your wheels rolling smoothly.

Food truck feast
Worked up a hunger? Sydney’s fabulous food trucks have your tastebuds covered.

Bike valet parking
Hassle-free bike parking. Just ride in, grab a ticket and we’ll do the rest.

Mountain board slope
Carve the grassy slopes at a free 20 minute workshop at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm or 3pm. Register at the top of the hill. Suitable for ages 6 and above.

Rock-climbing wall
Scale new heights and get a bird’s eye view of the park at the rock climbing wall. Suitable for ages 4 and above.

Jump, vault, climb and roll with Jump Squad HQ. Workshops take place at 9.15am, 10.30am, 11.45am and 1pm. Arrive 15 minutes early to register. Suitable for ages 8 and above.

Cirque Africa
Fresh. Funky. Bold. Fun. Cirque Africa challenges your imagination like no other show. Bring the family to the big top for a 1pm, 3pm or 7pm show. Presented by Sydney Fringe. Pre-book or buy tickets on the day.

Balance bike zone
Learn the best techniques to teach your child to ride, then let them loose on the award-winning kids’ bike track. Suitable for ages 3 to 8 years.

The great unicycle ballet
Unicyclists perform pirouettes high above your head. Shows at 10.30, 1pm and 3pm.

Skate sessions
Master new tricks at this one hour workshop with Totem Skating at 3pm. Boards, helmets and safety gear provided. Suitable for ages 5 to 14. Register now or on the day.

Kite magic
Build your own kite, then test it out in the park. Workshops run all day.

Sydney City Farm
Get hands on and make a pot plant out of recycled materials, complete with a veggie seedling, to take home.

Taronga Zoomobile
Learn more about conservation and meet some native animals with the Taronga Zoo team.

Bike powered juice lounge
Blend your own pedal-powered smoothie, or grab a coffee before taking some time out by the water. Smoothies are available between 10am and 3pm.

Yoga in the park
Cleanse your body and soul with a yoga session in park. Join a 9.30am, 11am or 2pm class. BYO yoga mat.

Join the Sydney Thunder and Sydney Sixers to put your throwing, catching and batting skills to the test. Drop in any time between 9am and 4pm.


When:  Saturday 7 October 2017 from 9am to 4pm

Ages: Suitable for all ages

Price: Free

Where: Sydney Park, St Peters

Parking: There are 4 car parks around Sydney Park

  • Barwon Park Road (nearest to playground and brick kilns)
  • Sydney Park Road (nearest to cycling centre)
  • Euston Road (nearest to Alan Davidson Oval and Sydney Park Pavilion)
  • Campbell Street (nearest to wetlands).

Nearby food and awesome coffee: Pack a picnic and find a nice grassy spot in the park. Otherwise pop into our favorite cafe nearby The Grounds of Alexandria

This event is celebrating the Sydney Rides Festival, take a look at what other events are on for this festival here

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