We came across this video and were very impressed by its creativity. The featured artist in the video designed these interlocking blocks that are what we like to call “skate-able features.” Then he invited professional skateboarders known all around the world to skate/play on the blocks. An inspirational skate video to the max!
The Needham Patch was kind enough to feature the Needham Skatepark initiative in a recent article. Spreading the word through local outlets and social channels is so important to building and maintaining support. It’s still surprising to learn how few people understand the impact skateboarding has on young people…and not just as a diversion for keeping kids out Read More
If possible please take a second to fill out this Needham Skatepark Petition. When it comes to getting a public skatepark built numbers make a difference. A few months ago with help from Orchard we packed 25 skaters into a small room in regards to the future of the Cleveland Circle DIY. Our presence and Read More
Today is the 3rd day the Lynch Family Skatepark has been open to the public. The skatepark is so much fun! As you would expect the skatepark is packed with skateboarders and bikers. This can be intimidating for beginners. Below are some extras tips and the unspoken rules of the skatepark you can learn at Read More
Here are some pictures from the Little Scobie Skatepark Grand Opening. A big thank you to Kip Moore, Boston Parks & Recreation, Warner Larson and the Roxbury community. This skatepark will provide a safe area for all ages to learn and progress on their skateboard!
As many skateboarders know, Sherborn Skatepark was in rough shape. Early this year, I was talking with Sherborn Parks Director, Leo Cavanaugh, along with Josh and Ryan from Eastern Boarder Natick about fixing up the ramps. Unfortunately, due to building insurance we could not go in and just fix the ramps. About 3 months ago, Read More
Little Scobie Skatepark is being built in Roxbury! I learned about this projected a few months ago from our friends at Warner Larson. They invited Armin Bachman and I in for lunch to have a look at some the skatepark blueprints for Little Scobie Playground. We talked about some of the features we would like to see in the Read More
The Lynch Family Skatepark is looking great! The pro bowl in the far corner is already taking shape with concrete. The street section already has the down ledges and banks framed. It looks like California Skateparks is staying on track to finish this Fall! http://www.bostonskateboarder.com
Concrete Pouring for Boston Skatepark We can’t wait for the Lynch Family Skatepark to open! The Charles River Conservancy just announced that California Skateparks will begin pouring concrete soon. Over the past few months we have been watching the construction progress first hand. This empty spot under the Zakim is already beginning to resemble a world class Read More
This is Massachusetts year for new skateparks! Take a look at the future Scituate Skatepark plan that was recently finalized. Stay up to date by following Save/Rebuild Scituate Skatepark.