Thanks to a generous donation from the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines and the work of two world-renowned artists we will have an amazing skate-able art piece as part of our world-class facility.  All we can say is WOW!

Watch the video to learn about this 80′ long, 12′ high, instant landmark.


Why Skateparks?


This video, which was produced by the Tony Hawk Foundation, illustrates the significant impact a skatepark can have on the City of Des Moines, and our whole region.

Eight Ways Parks Improve Your Health


Healthy lifestyles often include regular time spent at parks, playgrounds, and trails. Learn eight ways that parks improve our health. Number 5: SKATEPARKS!

Denver Skatepark


A short video of the 60,000 sq ft Denver Skatepark.

Former Denver Council Member Ed Thomas discusses the Denver Skatepark


Former City Council Member and Denver Police Officer Ed Thomas discusses his early opposition to the Denver Skatepark and how his views have changed 180 degrees since the projects completion.

Former Denver Council Member Joyce Foster discusses the Denver Skatepark


Former Denver Council Member Joyce Foster discusses the Denver Skatepark, how it came to be and the impact it has had on the community.