Common questions

How much does it cost to build a concrete skatepark?

How much does it cost to build a concrete skatepark?

The average price to design and build a skatepark is $45 per square foot. Skateparks rarely are more than $60 per square foot, and can sometimes be as low as $25 per square foot. At the average cost of $45 per square foot: A 3,000 square foot skate spot will be $135,000 and will support a few skaters at a time.

What kind of concrete is used for skateparks?

Usually it’s just normal concrete but with some sort of epoxy finishing coat.

What factors make for an amazing skatepark design?

Factors of Skatepark Design

  • Flow.
  • Traffic.
  • Speed.
  • Difficulty.
  • Visibility (within the skating area)
  • Stylistic discipline.

How do you open an indoor skatepark?

With such an increase in participation, skateboarding enthusiasts might consider opening an indoor skate park to capitalize on growing popularity of the sport.

  1. Research the Indoor Skate Park Market.
  2. Scout your Location.
  3. Create a Business Plan.
  4. Get Insured and Legal.
  5. Purchase Skateboarding Ramps.
  6. Promote the Skate Park.

Are skate parks made of concrete?

The vast majority of skatepark bowls and ramps are made from concrete, and while this is the ideal material due to its smoothness and durability, it is by no means the only suitable construction material. Concrete is by far the “quietest” material, helping dampen the sound of skate wheels (a boon for close neighbors).

What does a skatepark need?

A skatepark may contain half-pipes, handrails, funboxes, vert ramps, stairsets, quarter pipes, spine transfers, pyramids, banked ramps, full pipes, pools, bowls, snake runs, and any number of other objects.

What kind of design does a skate park have?

With few exceptions, modern skatepark design features a mix of street and transition elements together without stylistic distinction or separation. The oldest parks, some nearing their 40 th birthday, were designed like swimming pools and ditches, as this was the terrain they were determined to recreate.

Where are the concrete skateparks in Melbourne Australia?

Bentleigh East skatepark located half an hour south east of Melbourne CBD is open and ready for business. ‘Concrete Skateparks have been a pleasure to deal with and I would recommend them to any other Council considering specialist skatepark construction services.

What should be the signature element of a skatepark?

Signature Element. Every skatepark should have a unique, “signature” element. It’s the one defining characteristic that skaters and, more importantly, non-skaters can use to identify the facility as a unique, one-of-a-kind facility.

Why are skateparks in Australia built by skaters?

BUILT BY SKATERS. FOR SKATERS. SKATEPARKS. SKATEPARKS. BUILT BY SKATERS. FOR SKATERS. ‘We are Australia’s longest standing skatepark builder because we consider ourselves skateboarders first, giving us the know how to build skateparks that stay relevant and are put to good use for decades.