What we heard about Harrison Park Youth Zone

28 November 2022

Did you see us?

During November, the engagement team attended 3 focused Youth events to chat with those aged 12-24 who live, study, or play in Shellharbour.

What we attended;

  • Youth Summit - Civic Centre, Shellharbour City Centre
  • Shellharbour Rocks the Village - Main band stage
  • Shellharbour Rocks Surf and Skate - Shellharbour Skate Park
Engagement staff

📢 What we heard

Places to hang out are considered the most important thing when designing a Youth Zone.

  1. Places to hang out
  2. Ball Courts
  3. Charging stations
  4. Social seating
  5. Playful elements
  6. Fitness Station

Chill zones rate higher than basketball courts or large open green spaces when selecting zone elements.

  1. Quiet, private places to chill out
  2. Large things to climb
  3. Basketball Half Court
  4. Parkour Area
  5. Large swings
  6. Skatable elements
  7. Pingpong tables
  8. Large open green space
  9. Trampolines

Cool seating like nettings, hammock chairs are preferred over standard picnic tables or skateable benches.

  1. Places to chill
  2. Hammock Chairs
  3. Wooden seating
  4. Picnic tables
  5. Skateable elements
  6. Communal seating