Skate Park Building Resources

By popular demand we are presenting our special collection of skate park resources - everything from policies to signage and lots in between.

City of Guelph Skate Park Information Survey

This is a Skate Park information survey measuring usage, age of facility, design, concerns, etc.

City of Portales - Skate Board Park Policy

The intent of this policy is to establish rules and procedures for all participants utilizing the Skate Park and to ensure a safe and fun...

City of Timmins Skateboard Parks Rules and Regulations

A list of rules and regulations for using Skateboard Parks in Timmins.

Concrete Skateboard Parks - Comparative Analysis

This article provides a comparative analysis on concrete skateboard parks, looking at considertions such as square footage, maintenance...

Everything You Need to Know About Skateparks: Frequently Asked Questions

This document, with extensive illustrations provides answers to questions about skateparks: Design and building Initial...

Extreme Sports: Parks and Recreation Trend Watch

Discusses concerns facing municipalities regarding recognizing and inculcating action sports into their sport budgets

Games to Teach Beginning Skateboarding Skills

This document provides a series of activities to ensure  age-appropriate, animated lessons for beginning skateboarders. Activities...

History & Popular Culture of Skateboarding

This document explains the origins of skateboarding and development through three generations to its present status as a widely...

Lakeridge Skatepark - Background, design, risk management

Provides information on the background, design, and success of the project, as well as risk management and graffiti art components.

Mayor's Youth Council - Skateboard Park Implementation Report

This article provides information on the skateboard park implementation in the Chatham-Kent Municipality.

Outdoor skate park implementation strategy

“The Parks and Recreation Strategic Master Plan establishes priorities and policies to guide the delivery of recreation and leisure...

Ramping up - A Nova Scotia Skatepark Resource

Welcome  to Ramping Up! - a Nova Scotia Skatepark Resource. This handbook  is intended to be a guide to help community members in...

Skate Pass education program (US)

Information and resources related to a program that provides skateboard instruction in schools.

Skateboard Helmet Poster

This poster provides both graphic and written instructions for safe helmet usage for skateboarders, as well as skatepark safety and...

Skateboard Parks: Insurance and Liability

This article discusses risks and risk management, injury rates, negligence, and due diligence.

Skateboard Strategy for Toronto

This Skateboard Strategy was developed in response to Council direction from 2014 and 2015 to develop a strategy that incorporates policy,...

Skateboard Strategy for Vancouver

This report outlines eight strategic actions to assist in guiding capital investments so that skateparks are successful in the short...

Skateboarding and skateparks / Skateboarding Amenities Strategy report - Calgary AB

Calgary has approximately 30,000 people who participate to some extent, at various levels of skateboarding. This site has links to...

Skateboarding and Youth

Presentations from the Fireside Chat pan-Canadian discussion. These presentations look at recent trends, safety and risk management, the...

Skateboarding and Youth #3: Fireside Chat

Describes the three year process in the County of Annapolis to gain community support for a skatepark, select a site and a design. ...

Skateboarding Safety - U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Fact Sheet

Discusses skateboard injuries and how to prevent them.

Skateparks - Introduce "Extreme Living" to Your Life and Community

Outlines the planning, design, tendering and construction phases of building a skate park. Presentation from the Alberta Recreation and...

Skatz Warm Ups and Cool Downs

This document provides suggestions for appropriate warm up and cool down activities for skateboard classes.

Students Not Listening? Top 10 Tips to Deal with It

This document provides tips for instructors of skateboard programs to deal with students who are inattentive or disruptive.

Waiver and Release of Liability and Agreement to Participate

A waiver form for skateboarding, roller-blading, roller-skating, specialty bicycle and associated activities.
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