Tag Archives: skate park

Snowboard retailer Eastern Boarder’s brand remains strong in Central Mass.

After 33 years in business, Eastern Boarder is still the leading retailer of snowboards and skateboards in central Massachusetts. At its height in the 1990s, the company had stores in Worcester, Leominster and Fitchburg and a few outside the region, as well as a 10,000 square foot warehouse. Support local …

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Salisbury focus on skate park design | News

SALISBURY — The city has started to focus on what its new Partridge Brook Park skate park will look like and is waiting for helpful feedback along the way. The state awarded Salisbury a $400,000 Community Parks Acquisition and Renovation Grant last fall to begin work on Phase 2 of …

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SunLive – Ready-To-Roll Tauranga Skate Park Design Process

Skaters of all ages and backgrounds have been selected by Tauranga City Council to help design a destination skatepark for the city. The council co-designs and identifies the best location for a destination skate park, as well as upgrading existing skate facilities. A community survey in late 2021 attracted over …

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Participate in the next forums for the design of a new Rainier Beach Skateboard Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation, CHAMPS Resource and Service Center, and Parents for Skateparks encourage the Rainier Beach community to participate in upcoming design forums for a new Rainier Beach Skate Park. Please join us online on January 19, April 20 and July 20 from 6-8 p.m. on Zoom. To register …

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Pulaski Town Showcases Upcoming Skate Park Design – The Southwest Times

By PATRICK FORD patrick@southwesttimes.com On a conference call with American Ramp Company, which designs and builds the upcoming new skate park on First Street across from Thompson Tire, it was learned that the skate park would span 93 by 99 feet of land, 5 feet that the city has already …

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Springfield skate park design proposals

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The management department of the Springfield Department of Parks and Recreation will host a listening session for a skate park project in the city on Tuesday. Officials will be at the Hungry Hill Senior Center located at 773 Liberty Street from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. …

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Founder of Local Clothing Brand Expands Global Business from LI to CA

MT. SINAI, NY — When Alec Simione was growing up on Mount Sinai, he used to sit with his friends, all of his fellow skateboarders, and dreamed of starting skateboard businesses. In fourth grade, they created fictitious websites with their own names, logos, and designs. Today, 17 years later, Simione’s …

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Public input is sought on the design of a new skatepark and cycling skills park in Topaz Park

The City of Victoria is seeking public comment, in the form of an online survey, on the proposed design for a new skateboard park and bike skills park in Topaz Park. The City of Victoria is seeking public comment, in the form of an online survey, on the proposed design …

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Design news in May: skateboards, stations and sculpture | Design

Building for the future must be the goal of all good design. This month’s news articles contain great examples of architects and creatives trying to do just that. Skateistan Charitable Education Initiative is building safe places for children to learn and have fun in Afghanistan, South Africa and Thailand in …

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Design released for the 2021 World Street Skateboarding Championship skatepark

The 2021 Street Skateboarding World Championship Skatepark course designed by California Skateparks has been released for the event to be held on 30e May until 6e June Stadio Pietrangeli, at the Foro Italico in Rome. In addition to being the opportunity to earn the most points in the Olympic skateboard …

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Meet Cariuma, a sustainable shoe brand that really works

They say the reason for an Ivy League education is the connections you make, to get to the rooms where the deals are done. You know the guy: paneled, circled in cigar smoke, all collegiate handshakes and crossed legs in leather wing chairs. Corn Cariuma, which was founded in 2018 …

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Springfield to determine the best location, bike park design

SPRINGFIELD – The city is moving forward with a feasibility study to help plan and design a bike and skate park in Springfield, including an assessment of the best site for the project. The city has launched a call for tenders to engineering firms for the feasibility study, expected by …

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Hagerstown considers bid for $ 555,000 to design and build skatepark

Hagerstown could take one more step towards building a skateboard park following a vote at next week’s city council meeting. On Tuesday, the organization discussed awarding a bid of $ 555,000 to design and build a skatepark project at Spohn Ranch, an Industry, California-based skatepark design and construction company. City …

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West Kelowna Engages Skateboard Community in Design of New Skate Park – West Kelowna News

City in motion on skate park Photo: Westside Skatepark Society The City of West Kelowna is seeking expert input on design features for a new skate park. The current facility next to the Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Center, built just five years ago, will emerge to make way for a …

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Dracaena Playing Fields skate park design submitted

A REVISED smaller design for a skateboard park in Falmouth has been described as a “beacon of excellence” throughout Cornwall. Maverick Industries submitted a new design for Dracaena Playing Fields Park on behalf of Falmouth City Council with the park size reduced and the site moved slightly north. The city …

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San Juan Capistrano City Council approves design deal for skate park

SUPPORT THIS INDEPENDENT JOURNALISMThe article you are about to read is from our journalists doing their important job of investigating, researching and writing their articles. We want to provide informative and inspiring stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism takes a lot of …

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City council approves design agreement for skate park

SUPPORT THIS INDEPENDENT JOURNALISMThe article you are about to read is from our journalists doing their important job of investigating, researching and writing their articles. We want to provide informative and inspiring stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism takes a lot of …

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Alexis Sablones visits Parc Montclair NJ to design new elements

Montclair’s makeshift skate park, which sits atop a tennis court, is set to be improved by skateboarding royalty: Team USA’s Alexis Sablone, who will compete in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics . On Tuesday, Sablone, who also happens to be a Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate architect, visited the park for …

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You can get free skateboarding lessons this summer at the brand new Alexandria Skate Park

Sk8rbois rejoice: a brand new skate park with bodacious bowls and gnarly obstacles has just opened in internationally renowned Alexandria Sydney park. Featuring a competition flow bowl, a more discreet bowl for novices and a large skate area equipped with quarter pipes, rails, ledges and vertical walls for nifty street …

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New Pleasanton Skate Park Reaches Design Phase | News

Plans for a new skate park in Pleasanton took the next step after city council unanimously agreed to begin the design process at its Tuesday night meeting. The new park will be located at Ken Mercer Sports Park, where the existing one at Hopyard Road will either be replaced or …

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Local skate community says thrilled to have a brand new skate park | Things to do

WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL) – Although this year has brought some unexpected circumstances, the Cedarloo Skateboard Association and the City of Waterloo have managed to create one, a positive addition to the community. They call it the Riverside Skate Park. It took four years, but the Riverside Skate Park was finally …

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Kickflips & Curb Cuts: new skateparks shaping urban design

Kickflips & Curb Cuts: new skateparks shaping urban design © Adrià Goula To share To share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp To post Or https://www.archdaily.com/946371/kickflips-and-curb-cuts-new-skate-parks-shaping-urban-design Skateboarding is its own urban experience. As interactive public spaces and tactile surfaces, skateparks have slowly started to shape the way we think about urban design. …

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Skateboarding legend pulls 180: Jersey City park transformed by brand new skate park funded by Tony Hawk

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) – Jersey City unveiled an all-new skate park on Thursday, with help from a skating legend. City officials marked the grand opening of Berry Lane Skate Park, which was funded in part by the Tony Hawk Foundation. The 12,000 square foot park is Jersey City’s …

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Vans Names Tony Hawk Brand Ambassador – Lifestyle

News Office (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Wed 15 April 2020 2020-04-15 09:45 654 fc6853813033f564188675f8bd1f37f2 1 Way of life Tony-Hawk,Vans,skateboard,skateboarder,skateboard,usa To free Retired pro skateboarder Tony Hawk from the United States has teamed up with footwear brand Vans as a global brand ambassador. As part of the partnership, which is …

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Pittsfield seeks feedback as design work begins on second phase of skate park | Archives

PITTSFIELD — The city is asking anyone with opinions about the East Street skate park to share them at a public hearing next week. The public consultation meeting will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Ralph J. Froio Senior Center, 330 North St. The event kicks off the …

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Worcester accents emerge in skatepark design

WORCESTER – A new skateboard park will likely feature elements that pay homage to the city’s slogan “In the Heart of the Commonwealth” and its unofficial nickname, Wormtown, said lead designer Brad Siedlecki. The park could also include items from the old Worcester County Courthouse if the city can get …

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Latest skateboard accessories, gear can be found at Opelika’s Boneyard Skateshop

2019-11-21 BoneYard Skate Store By Morgan BryceEditor Skateboarding enthusiasts can find the latest accessories and equipment at the Boneyard Skateshop, located at 1300 McCoy St. in Opelika.The skateshop opened on November 19 and is the brainchild of Firing Pin owner Charlie Edwards and longtime friend Chris Mezick.“I was in love …

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Residents Share Their Likes and Dislikes of Gainesville Skateboard Park Design

“The plans look good,” Spinks said. “The design of the park concept is aimed at street skaters and green skaters. It has a good flow and I believe it will be loved by skaters in Gainesville and beyond. Resident Michael L. Lynch said he thinks park officials are doing a …

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The skate park program combines sport, art and design

Blending art and sport, kids came together to design, build, and skate at North Houston Skate Park. The park has partnered with Harris County Public Library and skateboard store Clouds and Tricks for the week-long Skateboard Building Workshop July 17-21. This was the first year of the free workshop, which …

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Skateboard Tony Hawk’s favorite gear

I grew up surfing, but find myself snowboarding more these days. (I don’t have the patience or the time to wait for good waves.) We have a berth at Mammoth Lakes [Calif.] where we snowboard several times a season. I have one Burton Canyon board because I wear a size …

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Inertia brings skateboard and snowboard gear to downtown Midland; grand opening today

With the popular Trilogy Skatepark just steps from downtown, Nick and Sharon Alfano have decided to leave their mark on skate and snowboard by opening Inertia, which will stock skate and snowboard supplies and accessories, and more. services. “Inertia brings the excitement of skateboarding and snowboarding to Midland with convenient …

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EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT BRIAN WENNING’S NEW BRAND: LOCKDOWN SKATEBOARDS

It’s not just a rumor, Brian Wenning has really launched his own brand of skateboarding. The past two years have been crazy, but instead of lying about it, Brian came out and spoke honestly about some of the issues he was facing: the probation period, the drugs, and why things …

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Skaters prepare for a full weekend in Davenport | Local News

Rashah McChesney A concrete skatepark built on a barge docked in the Quad-Cities for the weekend, bringing together a traveling community and locals for three days of competition and shows. The Red Bull Mississippi Grind will travel the Mississippi River before stopping in New Orleans, where the skatepark will be …

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