Central Park Pump Track

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The survey is now closed. Thank you for your contributions, we will review your feedback and report back on this site in due course.

Pump tracks are the latest craze to sweep the outdoor recreation world: they are fun to ride for all ages and abilities, develop fitness, skills and co-ordination. Pump tracks are visually similar to BMX tracks, though generally a lot smaller in scale and are suitable for parks. Riders propel themselves around the track by 'pumping' the bike in an up and down motion rather than pedalling.

See the 'Documents' section for frequently asked questions and more information about the features of pump tracks and how they are used.

A new pump track is proposed to be developed in Central Park, Wallasey, and could provide a great addition to the park’s offer for the local community. It will be a dedicated facility for young people and other residents, encouraging cycling activities to take place in a safe space away from the high street and built-up areas, enabling exercise and cycling in a safe environment for fun and recreation. It can be enjoyed by local users of all ages and abilities.

The sunken garden in Central Park has been identified as a suitable site for the track. Wirral Council has been working with expert pump track designers Back on Track who have developed two design layout options.

Please take a look at these two designs and then complete our short survey. Your feedback will help us shape the final design.

Option A


  • Riders can complete multiple laps of the track. This means that riders can build speed from one lap to the next, progressing skill levels quickly.
  • Rollers (bumps) will vary in shape in the sections between corners. Some Rollers will be straight while others will be Tilted Rollers, giving the track variety and fun.
  • Berms (banked turns) will vary in radius. Some will be short giving the rider more pop, while others will be longer, again to provide variety and fun.
  • The track has a split line option, where riders can opt to go left or right at the split, before the two lines merge back together. This gives riders variety and choice as they ride, so one lap can feel different to the last.




Option B

  • The track will have a separate start and finish, so riders can't complete multiple laps of the track.
  • All Berms (banked turns) will be the same radius, at 180 degrees
  • Sections between corners are all straight, so Rollers (bumps) will be straight rather than tilted.

You can view frequently asked questions and view more information about what a pump track is on the 'Documents' area of this page.

You can also view this information here.


The survey is now closed. Thank you for your contributions, we will review your feedback and report back on this site in due course.

Pump tracks are the latest craze to sweep the outdoor recreation world: they are fun to ride for all ages and abilities, develop fitness, skills and co-ordination. Pump tracks are visually similar to BMX tracks, though generally a lot smaller in scale and are suitable for parks. Riders propel themselves around the track by 'pumping' the bike in an up and down motion rather than pedalling.

See the 'Documents' section for frequently asked questions and more information about the features of pump tracks and how they are used.

A new pump track is proposed to be developed in Central Park, Wallasey, and could provide a great addition to the park’s offer for the local community. It will be a dedicated facility for young people and other residents, encouraging cycling activities to take place in a safe space away from the high street and built-up areas, enabling exercise and cycling in a safe environment for fun and recreation. It can be enjoyed by local users of all ages and abilities.

The sunken garden in Central Park has been identified as a suitable site for the track. Wirral Council has been working with expert pump track designers Back on Track who have developed two design layout options.

Please take a look at these two designs and then complete our short survey. Your feedback will help us shape the final design.

Option A


  • Riders can complete multiple laps of the track. This means that riders can build speed from one lap to the next, progressing skill levels quickly.
  • Rollers (bumps) will vary in shape in the sections between corners. Some Rollers will be straight while others will be Tilted Rollers, giving the track variety and fun.
  • Berms (banked turns) will vary in radius. Some will be short giving the rider more pop, while others will be longer, again to provide variety and fun.
  • The track has a split line option, where riders can opt to go left or right at the split, before the two lines merge back together. This gives riders variety and choice as they ride, so one lap can feel different to the last.




Option B

  • The track will have a separate start and finish, so riders can't complete multiple laps of the track.
  • All Berms (banked turns) will be the same radius, at 180 degrees
  • Sections between corners are all straight, so Rollers (bumps) will be straight rather than tilted.

You can view frequently asked questions and view more information about what a pump track is on the 'Documents' area of this page.

You can also view this information here.