skatepark stewardship Archive

  • For the second year in a row Skaters for Public Skateparks and Community for Wenatchee Valley Skateparks collaborated with our local police department to show unity between our skater’s and police officer’s. This year our main focus was to paint a mural over the graffiti in the bowl at 19 year old Pioneer Skatepark. CWVS raised over half of the funding for the project and received […]

    Officer’s on Board 2 – Make a Difference Day 2016

    For the second year in a row Skaters for Public Skateparks and Community for Wenatchee Valley Skateparks collaborated with our local police department to show unity between our skater’s and police officer’s. This year our main focus was to paint a mural over the graffiti in the bowl at 19 year old Pioneer Skatepark. CWVS raised over half of the funding for the project and received […]

    Continue Reading...

  • 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 […]

    Continue Reading...