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 1

Ages 4 and older (young beginners)

SkateStart Level 1 is geared towards kids who are beginners or never-evers, and it is highly recommended for those who are looking to learn more from our awesome skateboard camp. SkateStart brings 30 years of experience and its patented teaching tool to Highlands Ranch to help get kids rolling. No skateboard? No problem. SkateStart provides its high-quality, patented skateboard for each kid to learn on. You’ll learn how to push and roll the skateboard through proper technique and foot placement. Watch your confidence soar as you learn how to skateboard with proper form and equipment.

Required equipment: Please bring a helmet (some are available on hand), closed-toe shoes, and a water bottle. Pads are encouraged.

Location: Redstone Skate ParkRegister Online Now

Fee Resident: $50
Nonresident: $58
Dates Time Registration Deadline Activity #
Friday, April 19 9 – 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 15 401804-B
Monday, June 10 9 – 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 7 101806-A
Monday, July 15 9 – 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 12 101806-B


SkateStart Half Day Skatecamps

Ages 6-14

SkateStart offers awesome skateboarding camps filled with tricks, adventure and free stuff. Look forward to mastering drop-ins, carving the bowls, ollies, games of SKATE, skate trivia and more. The ability to push and roll is highly recommended, so if you are a beginner, plan to attend a SkateStart Level 1 lesson first.

Required equipment: Water bottle, helmet, proper clothing, closed toe shoes.

Location: Redstone Skate ParkRegister Online Now

Fee Resident: $65
Nonresident: $75
Dates Time Registration deadline Activity #
Monday, March 18 9 a.m. – noon Friday, March 15 401804-A


Fee Resident: $115
Nonresident: $132
Dates Time Registration deadline Activity #
Tuesday, June 11 – Thursday, June 13 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 7 101809-A
Tuesday, July 16 – Thursday, July 18 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 12 101809-B

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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 and riders 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. 14
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 #  Online registration will begin in March 2019
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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