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Located at Splendid Park, Yanchep, the Criterium track is the first of its kind in the state and supports casual riding, racing, bike education as well as state and national events. It can also be used for other non-motorised wheeled sports. 

The 1.38km custom built Criterium track winds its way around Splendid Parks ovals and hard courts and measures 6m wide, with an 8m wide finishing straight for 200m. 

The track includes:

  • An electronic timing system with an LED display screen, compatible with the MYLAPS timing system.
  • Permanent pit area, including a registration shelter, bike racks and dedicated areas for club and team marquees.
  • 17 track lights, providing low level security lighting to the track (not suitable for racing).

The $4.7M track was completed in December 2022, with support from:

  • The Federal Government, contributing:
    • $610,000 through the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program and
    • $500,000 through the Building Better Regions Fund.
  •  The State Government, contributing:
    • $400,000 through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

Location

The Criterium Track is located at 1 Splendid Avenue, Yanchep WA 6035, at the corner of Marmion Avenue.

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Bookings

The track is open for free public access and can be booked for priority use (fees apply). Please use the booking forms below.

Make a booking

Prior to completing the below booking form, please contact the Community Facilities team to discuss fees, event suitability and availability on (08) 9405 5000 or email: facilitybooking@wanneroo.wa.gov.au.

For any enquiries, please contact the Community Facilities team at City of Wanneroo on (08) 9405 5000 or email: facilitybooking@wanneroo.wa.gov.au

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Opening hours

  • Monday // 7:00am – 4:30pm (club booking from 4:30pm)
  • Tuesday // 7:00am – 6:00pm
  • Wednesday // 7:00am – 6:00pm 
  • Thursday // 7:00am – 4:30pm (club booking from 4:30pm)
  • Friday // 7:00am – 6:00pm 
  • Saturday // 7:00am – 6:00pm 
  • Sunday // 7:00am – 6:00pm

Please note: The Criterium Track cannot be accessed during club activities and authorised bookings. Opening hours may change on event and competition days.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Criterium Track?

A Criterium Track is a purpose built, closed circuit that offers training and road racing options to cyclists of all abilities.

 

Who can use the Criterium Track?

The facility is open for the whole community to enjoy, however public access will not be available when in use by an authorised booking.

 

Who do I contact in an emergency?

 

Is there parking available at Splendid Park?

There are 185 internal bays, including 8 ACROD bays. These bays are available to all facility users. There are also 50 roadside parking bays along Splendid Avenue.

 

What is not permitted on the Criterium Track?

Dog walkers, walkers, unauthorised vehicles, e-scooters and remote control equipment are prohibited from using the Criterium Track.

 

What other facilities are at Splendid Park?

  • Two playing fields (catering for AFL, cricket, soccer, little athletics)
  • Two multipurpose hardcourts (catering for tennis, netball and basketball)
  • Skate park
  • Multipurpose room (130m²)
  • Kiosk
  • Change rooms
  • Toilets
  • Kids playground

 

Is there a cycling club based at the Criterium Track?

The track is home to the Northern Beaches Cycling Club who use the track to train and race.

To contact or enquire about club membership, please contact the club on the following details:

Northern Beaches Cycling Club

Contact: Chris Howard
Email: northernbeachescycling@gmail.com
Phone: 0421 083 688
Website: https://northernbeachescycling.com/

 

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