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 Lessons

Ages 5-12

This program is geared toward beginner skateboarders or those who have never tried the sport and want to test it out. Participants will learn how to push and roll the skateboard through proper technique and foot placement. Each lesson includes the use of the patented designed SkateStart skateboard. If you are interested in owning a SkateStart skateboard, you may purchase the board with the lesson. Participants are required to bring a helmet and shoes.

Fee: Resident: $45 | Nonresident: $52

Registration Deadline Friday before the class starts
Location Redstone Skate Park
Time 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Date Saturday, Oct. 11 Activity #201802-A

SkateStart Half Day Camps

Ages 6-14

Look forward to mastering drop-ins and ollies, carving the bowls, playing games of SKATE, competing in skate trivia and scavenger hunts, winning prizes, and more. Find out why everyone is talking about SkateStart and join the fun! Make sure you bring shoes and a helmet. If you are a beginner, it is highly recommended you attend the SkateStart Level 1 program first.

Fee: Resident: $95 | Nonresident: $109

Registration Deadline Friday before the class starts
Location Redstone Skate Park
Time 9 a.m. – noon
Dates Friday, Oct. 10 Activity #201801-A
Saturday, Nov. 1 Activity #201801-B

Ready to register? Click here.

Contact Amber Garrett at 720-240-5934 or agarrett@highlandsranch.org. Check back for lessons in upcoming seasons.

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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.

Date Saturday, Sept. 13
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.
All program registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis
or until divisions are full.
Activity # #507201-B
Equipment Helmets are required.
Description 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 in this area.
The contest is open to all ages and abilities with five different divisions in which to participate.


Contact Amber Garrett at 720-240-5934 or agarrett@highlandsranch.org.

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Redstone Skate Park/Tanks Skate Park Rules

Hours
November – February 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
March – May 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
June – August 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
September – October 8 a.m. – 7 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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