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Volunteers trying to build skateparks in Portland

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Skaters for Portland Skateparks mission is to create a comprehensive system of world-class public skateparks in Portland, Oregon.

Our vision is to make skateboarding safe and freely accessible to every skateboarder every day for everybody’s benefit.

Skaters for Portland Skateparks is a non-profit corporation, tax exempt pursuant to 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.

Board of Directors:
Mark Conahan, Treasurer
Tom Miller, Chair
Sarah Burgess, Vice-Chair

Archive for the ‘Brooklyn’ Category

Latest Portland Skatepark News

Friday, February 1st, 2013


The Powell Street Project and the Brooklyn Street Skate Spot both have Facebook pages. Follow them to keep up with the latest developments. You can donate to either project by clicking on the buttons at the left.

Daddies Board Shop BSSS fundraiser results

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Thanks to Daddies Board Shop and their patrons for raising $1453.50 for The Brooklyn Street Skatespot.

Brooklyn Street Skate Spot matching grant

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

brooklynfundsmallDaddies Board Shop will double your donation to Brooklyn Street Skate Spot. Drop by the shop and donate a few bucks.

Brooklyn Street Skate Spot in the Portland Mercury

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

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Brooklyn Street Skate Spot, a DIY project built by volunteers and donations with the approval of the city and neighbors. In the tradition of the Burnside skatepark, skaters cleaned up a sketchy piece of waste land and built something cool to skate. Colin Sharp and Jesse McDowell worked with neighbors, police, the railroad and various officials seeking permission for the project. Good work guys. Read the article.

Check out Brooklyn Street Skate Spot on Facebook.

Brooklyn Street Skate Spot

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

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Colin and Jesse and others are working to clean up and reclaim a bit of waste land in Southeast Portland as a public skate spot. They have clearance from the city and have met with neighbors, the police and the railroad. Neighbors and other community organizations are impressed. Skaters for Portland Skateparks provided some funding. You can follow the progress of the project at The Brooklyn Street Skate Spot Facebook page.