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

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.

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

Location: Redstone Skate Park

Fee Resident: $50
Nonresident: $58
Dates Time Registration Deadline Activity #
Monday, June 11 9 – 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 8 101806-A
Monday, July 23 9 – 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 20 101806-B

SkateStart Spring Break Camp

Ages 4 and older

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 recommended you attend a SkateStart Level 1 lesson first.Register Online Now

Location: Redstone Skate Park

Fee Resident: $60
Nonresident: $69
Dates Time Registration deadline Activity #
Monday, March 19 9 a.m. – noon Friday, March 16 401804-A

SkateStart Half Day Skatecamps

Ages 6-14

SkateStart offers an awesome skateboarding camp filled with tricks, adventure and free stuff. With the new addition to the street course area at Redstone Skate Park, more tricks will be taught and more fun will be had. With 30 years teaching experience with campers such as Ryan Sheckler and Riley Hawk (yes, Tony Hawk’s son) you’ll get the best experience with SkateStart founder and instructor Patrick O’Toole. The ability to push and roll is highly recommended so if you are a beginner, it is recommended you attend a SkateStart Level 1 lesson first.Register Online Now

Required equipment: Water bottle, helmet, proper clothing, closed toe shoes. (Sunscreen will be provided by SunBum.)

Location: Redstone Skate Park

Fee Resident: $115
Nonresident: $132
Dates Time Registration deadline Activity #
Tuesday, June 12 – Thursday, June 14 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 8 101809-A
Tuesday, July 24 – Thursday, July 26 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 20 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. 15
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 #  (Registration not yet open)
Equipment Helmets are required.

Please contact Amber Garrett at 720-240-5934 or agarrett@highlandsranch.org with any questions.

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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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