Skate Park Programs

The Metro District has two skate parks for boarders, inline skaters and BMX bikers.
Redstone Skate Park is a 22,000 square foot fenced concrete facility located in Redstone Park. Redstone Park is on Town Center Drive one mile south of C-470 and Lucent Boulevard. It features a beginners bowl, street skating and a snake run with 8′ vert bowl. Redstone Skate Park is a non-smoking facility. BMX bicycles without pegs are allowed.

The Tanks Park offers a fun box, a wedge and two quarter pipes. It is located on the northwest corner of South Broadway and Wildcat Preserve Parkway.

Check the bulletin boards at the skate parks for up to date event calendars. Protective equipment including helmet, knee and elbow pads, shoes and wrist guards are strongly recommended.

Skateboarding Lessons

SkateStart Level 1Register Online Now

Ages 5-12

Learn the basics of skateboarding with Skatestart. This fun skateboard program is for beginners or those who have never skateboarded before. You’ll ride Skatestart’s high quality skateboard (provided) with its patented teaching tool. Each skater will learn how to push and roll successfully. You’ll build confidence and muscle memory with the tested curriculum and be ready for more advanced camps. Each skater will go home with a certificate of awesomeness. Bring a helmet and closed-toed shoes.

Note: It is recommended that you take a Level 1 clinic and have the basics of pushing and rolling before enrolling in a more advanced camp.

Fee: Resident: $45 / Nonresident: $52

Purchase of skateboard: Skatestart’s patented skateboards are available for purchase at the camp. Contact Patrick at prior to the camp to get yours.

Location: Redstone Skate Park

Date Time Registration deadline Activity #
 Tuesday, July 14 9 – 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 10 101806-C

Skatestart Skatecamp

Ages 6-14

After you’ve completed Level 1 or feel you’ve got the skills, look forward to a longer, more advanced Skatestart Skatecamp. Skatestart’s instructors bring more than 25 years of experience teaching skateboarding. They taught Tony Hawk’s son Riley, instructed at the X-Games and have a proven track record focusing on safety and success. Young skaters will get amazing instruction in a safe and fun atmosphere. Master drop-ins, carve the bowls, perfect the ollie, win awesome prizes and much more. The final day is open for friends and family to come and join in on the fun in the final hour. Skateboards, pads, and helmets are available for rent for a minimal fee. Sunscreen is provided by Sun Bum. Bring water and closed toed shoes.

Get your boards out and come skate with Skatestart! Colorado’s premier skate camp is providing awesome out of school and spring break camps for your little ripper. With more than 25 years of experience, clinics at the X-Games, and professional certifications you’ll have the most fun while getting the best instruction around. Skatestart makes skateboarding safe, fun, and awesome. You can look forward to treasure hunts, games, prizes, meeting new friends, and of course learning new tricks. Bring your skateboard, helmet, shoes and water.

Fee: Resident: $95 | Nonresident: $109

Location: Redstone Skate Park

Date Time Registration deadline Activity #
July 15-17 9 a.m. – noon Friday, July 10 101809-C


Skatestart Full Day Camp

Ages 6-14

Skatestart will end the summer with a bang in Highlands Ranch with its full day skatecamp. This camp will focus on more advanced tricks and more fun. We’ll go on scavenger hunts, make t-shirts, build skateboards, play games, have contests and much more. We’ll provide sunscreen from Sun Bum and snacks from Clif Kid. Skaters will need to bring lunch and water.

Fee: Resident: $200 | Nonresident: $230

Location: Redstone Skate Park

Date Time Registration deadline Activity #
July 29 – 31 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, July 24 101808-A


Please contact Amber Garrett at 720-240-5934 or with any questions.

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Skate Park Competitions

Ruler of the Railzz – Skateboarding/BMX/Scooter Competition

The Ruler of the Railzz skate park competition at Redstone Skate Park provides a competitive event for all skaters in the Denver metro area. This annual event brings out local skaters to compete for the top spot. The contest is open to all ages and abilities with seven different divisions in which to participate.Register Online Now

Date Saturday, Sept. 19
Time Competition starts at noon
Location Redstone Skate Park
Ages All ages
Fee $10 per participant per event.
Cash or credit card only.
Divisions Beginner ages 4-7
Beginner ages 8+
Intermediate Bowl
Intermediate Street
Advanced Bowl
Advanced Street
Advanced Mini Bowl
Registration Pre-registration is recommended.
However, registration will also be accepted on site from 11 – 11:45 a.m.
A Parental Waiver is required of all participants.
All program registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis or until divisions are full.
Activity # #507201-B
Equipment Helmets are required.

Please contact Amber Garrett at 720-240-5934 or with any questions.

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Redstone Skate Park/Tanks Skate Park Rules

March – October 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
November – February 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The skate park will be closed on Christmas day.

  • Redstone Skate Park is a smoke-free zone. Smoking is prohibited within 50 feet of the skate park.
  • No dogs allowed in fenced area.

For Your Safety

  • Check the area to be sure it is safe before you ride or skate.
  • Helmets, knee and elbow pads, wrist guards and shoes are strongly recommended.
  • Know your limits and skate or ride within them.

Your Safety

  • Keep the parks clean!
    If you bring food or drinks to the skate park, please pick up after yourself.
  • Take the time to scope the environment for hazards before dropping in.
  • The parks may be closed at any time for maintenance or safety reasons.
  • Click here for updated closure information

The Turn

  • Wait your turn and be ready when it is!
  • Runs should last no more than 45 seconds to a minute.
  • Make sure that others have a chance to use the park. Do not snake (bump in line).
  • Stop, look and listen. Watch for potential hazards and other riders.
  • Know your (or child’s) abilities.

Respect Others

  • Please help keep the park clean. Littering and graffiti will not be tolerated.
  • Only one run or combination of obstacles is allowed per turn when the park is busy.
  • Children and beginners should have parental supervision.
  • For everyone’s safety, reckless or dangerous users may be asked to leave the premises immediately.

For more information, please call the Metro District, Parks, Recreation
and Open Space Service Center at 303-791-2710.

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