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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 October, 2012

EPM Fernhill Benefit closing party

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

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This Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 4-6 p.m. is your last chance to see the photos all hung together at Extracto Coffeehouse, 2921 NE KIllingsworth St. and pick up one of the prints for your collection. Sales to benefit the Fernhill skatepark effort. Thanks to Rich Burton and Earth Patrol Media for this fundraising effort. For more details and thumbnails of the images, check Earth Patrol Media.

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.

Pier Park and Glenhaven Skatepark Ts

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

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We passed the 6th Anniversary of the reopening of Pier Park Skatepark on October 14, 2012. The Pier Park and Glenhaven skatepark opening day t-shirt designs are available through Cafe Press. $5 of the purchase price will go to support Skaters for Portland Skateparks.

Fundraising for Fernhill, Brooklyn Street and Powell

Friday, October 5th, 2012

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Rich Burton is showing his skateboard photography at Extracto on NE Killingsworth in October with sales of the photos are a fundraiser for the proposed Fernhill skatepark.

We’ve had a good stream of donations come in to support the Brooklyn Street Skate Spot, a few for Powell and a $1000 donation toward the Fernhill project. Thanks everyone! These are all grass roots efforts. Thanks to the success of the Brooklyn Street project, the Powell site scheduled to become the first community-led skatepark effort in cooperation with Parks and Rec.