Skateboarding Organizations Archive

  • By Ty Smith   In this brief paper I will outline how the Summer at the Skatepark based in Castlegar, British Columbia has increased participation since its inception in 2011. We found participation is increased based on the following: Setting clear goals 1.    Providing free skateboarding instruction through July and August at the Castlegar Rotary Skatepark. 2.    Providing free quality skateboard equipment including boards, helmets and […]

    The Castlegar Skate Program

    By Ty Smith   In this brief paper I will outline how the Summer at the Skatepark based in Castlegar, British Columbia has increased participation since its inception in 2011. We found participation is increased based on the following: Setting clear goals 1.    Providing free skateboarding instruction through July and August at the Castlegar Rotary Skatepark. 2.    Providing free quality skateboard equipment including boards, helmets and […]

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  • The skaters in Calgary are a tenacious bunch. Though it is the third-largest city in Canada, it sits in the foothills of the Rockies its weather tends to be cold, particularly by many American standards. The temperature of Calgary has never broken 100-degrees Fahrenheit and the winters can be long. The average temperature in July is 61 degrees F. In most ways the Calgary Association of […]

    Calgary, Alberta (CASE)

    The skaters in Calgary are a tenacious bunch. Though it is the third-largest city in Canada, it sits in the foothills of the Rockies its weather tends to be cold, particularly by many American standards. The temperature of Calgary has never broken 100-degrees Fahrenheit and the winters can be long. The average temperature in July is 61 degrees F. In most ways the Calgary Association of […]

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  • The Saugeen Shores Rotary Skatepark committee started their skatepark effort in 2004. By 2006 they had a concept design from VanDer Zalm / Newline Skateparks. Budget constraints required a reduction in size but by 2007 they had broken ground. The skatepark was underway. The committee demonstrated incredible success by attracting a long and diverse roster of sponsors and patrons. Many sponsors donated $10,000 or more. Today […]

    Saugeen Shores, Ontario

    The Saugeen Shores Rotary Skatepark committee started their skatepark effort in 2004. By 2006 they had a concept design from VanDer Zalm / Newline Skateparks. Budget constraints required a reduction in size but by 2007 they had broken ground. The skatepark was underway. The committee demonstrated incredible success by attracting a long and diverse roster of sponsors and patrons. Many sponsors donated $10,000 or more. Today […]

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  • Public Square Group is a non-profit dedicated to supporting skateboarding, art and civics. Our members are volunteers from every corner of Northeast Ohio drawn together to help put something back into the thing that gave us so much. The Mission To utilize skateboarding as a vehicle for connecting generations and promoting the arts, physical fitness, community development, civic engagement and economic development. To educate civic leaders, […]

    Public Square Group, Ohio

    Public Square Group is a non-profit dedicated to supporting skateboarding, art and civics. Our members are volunteers from every corner of Northeast Ohio drawn together to help put something back into the thing that gave us so much. The Mission To utilize skateboarding as a vehicle for connecting generations and promoting the arts, physical fitness, community development, civic engagement and economic development. To educate civic leaders, […]

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  • Founded in 2009, Project: Williamsport Skatepark is devoted to the construction of a public concrete skatepark plaza in the city of Williamsport to serve all of Lycoming County and beyond. They are gladly accepting donations. You may contact them at (570) 327-7566 or williamsportskatepark@gmail.com.

    Williamsport, Pennsylvania

    Founded in 2009, Project: Williamsport Skatepark is devoted to the construction of a public concrete skatepark plaza in the city of Williamsport to serve all of Lycoming County and beyond. They are gladly accepting donations. You may contact them at (570) 327-7566 or williamsportskatepark@gmail.com.

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  • Mission statement For skateboarding to become a widely accepted, properly facilitated and managed mainstream sport throughout Scotland. For Scotland to produce another generation of skateboarders, and attract international interest in Scottish skateboarding through the development of world-class facilities. Key aims: To enthuse and nurture current and successive new generations of Scottish skateboarders. To stimulate international interest in Scottish skateboarding through the development of world-class facilities. Key […]

    Skateboard Scotland

    Mission statement For skateboarding to become a widely accepted, properly facilitated and managed mainstream sport throughout Scotland. For Scotland to produce another generation of skateboarders, and attract international interest in Scottish skateboarding through the development of world-class facilities. Key aims: To enthuse and nurture current and successive new generations of Scottish skateboarders. To stimulate international interest in Scottish skateboarding through the development of world-class facilities. Key […]

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  • Charleston, South Carolina—In September of 1999 the City of Columbia, in partnership with Richland County and the YMCA, unveiled a newly renovated Owens Field Park. The 68 acre regional park included soccer fields, baseball fields, a roller hockey rink and a skateboard park designed to draw skaters from a three state region featuring ramps and quarter-pipes. Not even ten years later Owens Field Park is going […]

    Pour It Now, South Carolina

    Charleston, South Carolina—In September of 1999 the City of Columbia, in partnership with Richland County and the YMCA, unveiled a newly renovated Owens Field Park. The 68 acre regional park included soccer fields, baseball fields, a roller hockey rink and a skateboard park designed to draw skaters from a three state region featuring ramps and quarter-pipes. Not even ten years later Owens Field Park is going […]

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  • Skaters and Advocates collaborating with Town government and community to construct a state-of-the-art skatepark at the Crowell Lot in Brattleboro. Help us make the Brattleboro Skate Park a reality by emailing us at sk8brattleboro@gmail.com – tell us your name and how you think you can help. We are beginning the planning stage and the Town has approved the future site, a beautiful green park just outside […]

    Brattleboro, Vermont

    Skaters and Advocates collaborating with Town government and community to construct a state-of-the-art skatepark at the Crowell Lot in Brattleboro. Help us make the Brattleboro Skate Park a reality by emailing us at sk8brattleboro@gmail.com – tell us your name and how you think you can help. We are beginning the planning stage and the Town has approved the future site, a beautiful green park just outside […]

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  • Rebate is a coalition of skateboarders dedicated to providing members of the skateboarding family support, encouragement, and financial assistance in times of crisis.

    Rebate: Skateboarding Helping Skateboarders

    Rebate is a coalition of skateboarders dedicated to providing members of the skateboarding family support, encouragement, and financial assistance in times of crisis.

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  • Rob Dyer and Skate4Cancer spreads cancer-prevention awareness while skating across continents.

    Skate4Cancer

    Rob Dyer and Skate4Cancer spreads cancer-prevention awareness while skating across continents.

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