Skatepark


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Alberton has contracted with Evergreen Skateparks to build a 5,000-square-foot skatepark in the Hank Roat Memorial park! As described by Evergreen, “This modern skatepark / skate spot concept that we have developed for Alberton features a mix of street and transition elements with a tremendous amount of perpetual motion & flow. It will be a great park for users of all different skill levels & will be very organic looking and aesthetically pleasing.

**Please note that this skatepark design is an example of our design style and demonstrates the desired size the skatepark will encompass. Our final design for Alberton can be custom catered to the community based on input and feedback we receive from the project stakeholders.**”

With the recent addition of a $10,000 grant from the Tony Hawk Foundation and $15,000 from Washington Foundation in collaboration with Montana Rail Link, and contributions from Montana Skatepark Association and various fundraisers, PEAK Foundation has raised just over $100,000 toward the $150,000 cost. We’re getting close and plan to break ground late spring/early summer of 2019 in anticipation of further funding.

Benefits of SkateParks

  • Physical and Mental Health Benefits: flexibility, endurance, coordination, and stress relief are all ways skateboarding helps an individual

  • Safe environment for skateboarding: skateboarding in the street or on other peoples property is dangerous and often illegal; providing a skate spot keeps the town looking nice and participants safer

  • Skateboarding allows those not interested in team sports to partake in a physical activity

Proposed design for Alberton’s park

Proposed design for Alberton’s park

Types of Skateparks

Skate Spots

Typically 3,000-5,000 square feet allowing 5 people at a time to use the area.

Phillips Skate Spot Newark, DE

Phillips Skate Spot Newark, DE

Neighborhood Skatepark

Typically 8,000-11,000 square feet and allows 65 people at a time to use the area.

Neighborhood Skateparks in Kelso, WA.

Neighborhood Skateparks in Kelso, WA.

Regional Skateparks

Typically 20,000+ square feet and allow 100+ people at a time to use the park

Lake Cunningham Regional Skatepark, San Jose, CA

Lake Cunningham Regional Skatepark, San Jose, CA


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