Matching articles for Skateparks: 12
Feature Article - April 2016
From initial design through operation, skateparks and bike parks are a crucial amenity to the communities they serve, providing an outlet for kids and helping them meet and overcome common challenges.
Feature Article - October 2015
When it comes to action, communities are getting in on it. How? By providing outlets for action sports, from skateparks to bike parks and more.
Feature Article - January 2014
How can you reduce injuries and manage risk at your facility? We talked to experts working at some of the riskiest facilities out there to get their take on best practices.
Facility Profile - September 2013
It's been a long time coming, but Philadelphia now has a skatepark like no other.
Facility Profile - February 2013
An artistic elements sets this new skatepark apart from the pack.
Feature Article - February 2012
Action sports—from skateboarding to BMX-biking and more—have been increasingly adopted across the country. Building a park to accommodate action sports athletes is a smart move.
Guest Column - January 2012
Budgets and other issues can make it more challenging to create positive public outlets for skateboarding, but communities still recognize that skateparks are an important offering. Learn about how skateparks are evolving.
Feature Article - February 2011
When you donít offer skaters and BMX bikers a place to show off their skills, you invite them to use your parking lots, streets, parks and other locations. Learn how communities across the country are doing it right.
Guest Column - January 2011
Many communities take a build-it-and-they-will-come approach to skateparks. But when you also offer programming to introduce new skaters to the sport, youíll get the most out of your facility.
Feature Article - February 2010
Skateboarding is as popular as ever, but skateparks are an evolving breed of recreation and sports facility. This month we look at current trend, including the greening up of skateparks and the importance of programming.