Main City Park SkateParkMain City Park SkatePark

Catch some air while practicing street elements on the skate plaza's stairs, banks, ramps, ledges, and other urban street course design features.

The 5,710-square-foot skate plaza at Main City Park is in the heart of historic downtown, 219 S. Main Ave.

Rules

The park is for skateboarding and in-line skating only. No bikes, BMX, motorized vehicles, or other wheeled devices are allowed in the skatepark. Read the SkatePark official rules and regulations.

Hours

6 a.m. to 8 p.m. – October 1 to March 31

5 a.m. to 10 p.m. – April 1 to September 30

Slow Skate

The park is open to skaters age 10 and younger only from 9 to 11 a.m. on weekends and holidays to provide safe access and skate time for less experienced skaters.

Building the SkatePark

  • Phase I: street elements - completed
  • Phase II: transitional elements such as bowls
  • Phase III: cover installation to provide year round skate opportunities

Dianthony Pilling, 11, tries out the new skateparkThe 14,000 square foot skatepark features street elements, bowls and cover.

As additional funding is identified, the Phase II bowls, and Phase III overhead cover will be added to complete the park. Donations for phases II and III are now being accepted.

Funding

The total skatepark project cost will range from $750,000 to $1 million. Funding for the park will come from a variety of sources including Park System Development Charges, a 2007 Federal Land & Water Conservation Grant, 2007 WHH Foundation grant, donations and corporate sponsorships. Additional grant opportunities are continuing.

SkatePark Design Team

Dreamland Skateparks, LLC, SkatePark Design and Construction: Troy Mears, Landscape Architecture; Mark Sedar Architecture + Urban Design, Architecture; and Petersen Structural Engineers, Structural Engineering

SkatePark Illustration 

SkatePark Phase 1 and Phase 2 Illustration 

SkatePark Cover Illustration 

Contact

For more information contact Julie Larsen, Public Works Superintendent, at 503-618-2929 or Julie.Larsen@GreshamOregon.gov.

 

 

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