All about the kids

The skateboarding Jam Session brought out keen skaters to show their skills.

Young people were front and centre at Youth Week events from 7-13 April.

Lockyer Valley Regional Council hosted several events, including a Youth Expo in Laidley’s Ferrari Park on 10 April and a Skateboarding Jam Session on 12 April

There was something for all young people at the expo, as children had the opportunity to engage in virtual reality games, play laser tag, compete in inflatable games, create art with coloured sand, and have their faces painted.

Sport and Recreation Development Officer Jesse Godwin said the expo was designed as a fun day out for kids during the school holidays.

“Council saw it as a good opportunity to get back into the space of school holiday events that connect with the youth,” he said.

YMCA led the skateboarding Jam Session at the Gatton Skate Park.

Enthusiastic skaters brought their boards, scooters, and rollerskates nd shiowed of their skills in games and challenges.