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

Learn the basics of skateboarding through this special program called SkateStart™ Level 1. This is geared toward beginner skateboarders or those who have never tried the sport and want to test it out.

SkateStart Level 1

Ages 5-12

Participants will learn how to push and roll the skateboard through proper technique and foot placement. You’ll build confidence and muscle memory with the tested curriculum and be ready for more advanced camps. Register Online Now

Required equipment: helmet, water and closed-toed shoes.

Fee: Resident: $50 / Nonresident: $58

Fee with optional skateboard purchase: Resident: $125 / Nonresident: $144

Purchase of skateboard: Skatestart’s patented skateboards are available for purchase at the camp. Contact Patrick at skatestart34@gmail.com prior to the camp to get yours.

Location: Redstone Skate Park

Date Time Registration deadline Activity #
 Monday, June 6 9 – 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 3 101806-A
101806-B (with skateboard)
 Monday, June 27 9 – 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 24 101806-C
101806-D (with skateboard)
 Monday, July 11 9 – 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 8 101806-E
101806-F (with skateboard)

Skatestart Half Day Skatecamps

Ages 6-14

Look forward to mastering drop-ins, carving the bowls, ollies, games of SKATE, skate trivia, scavenger hunts, prizes, and more. Find out why everyone is talking about SkateStart and join the fun.If you are a beginner, it is highly recommended you attend a SkateStart Level 1 lesson first. Register Online Now

Required equipment: helmet and closed-toe shoes 

Fee: Resident: $95 / Nonresident: $109

Location: Redstone Skate Park

Date Time Registration deadline Activity #
June 7-9 9 a.m. – noon Friday, June 3 101809-A
June 28-30 9 a.m. – noon Friday, June 3 101809-B
July 12-14 9 a.m. – noon Friday, June 3 101809-C

 

Please contact Amber Garrett at 720-240-5934 or agarrett@highlandsranch.org 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, and is typically held in September. 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.

Please check back for 2016 Ruler of the Railzz information.

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Redstone Skate Park/Tanks Skate Park Rules

Hours
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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