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.