Orland's new pump track welcomed with grand opening

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2 Oct 2023

The community of Orland welcomed the city’s new pump track with a grand opening ceremony on Sept. 27 at Lely Park on E. South Street.

Constructed by regional pump track expert Robert Kennedy, Orland’s exciting new pump track is designed and built for families to enjoy free of charge and is open seven-days-a-week near the park’s ball fields, recreation center, group picnic areas and the splash pad.

Besides being an innovative play park amenity trending in more and more public spaces, a pump track is a track for wheeled sports equipment that, when ridden properly, does not require pedaling or pushing, but a “pumping” action to maintain momentum. It is a loop composed of a series of rollers and berms. The rollers are the bumps or small hills in the track, and the berms are the corners.

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