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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:
Colin Sharp
Bryce Kanights
Mark Conahan

Glenhaven Skatepark Opening Day draws a crowd

Glenhaven skatepark opening day crowd
2 of 19 – The event was scheduled for after school but apparently some kids had been waiting outside the fence for hours.

Portland city council opens Glenhaven Skatepark

Mayor Tom Potter, Commissioner Dan Saltzman and Commissioner Sam Adams were on hand to celebrate the opening of the Glenhaven Skatepark. The skateboarders of Portland are fortunate to have such a supportive city council.

Glenhaven skatepark overview

It was mayhem in the street section with everyone trying to figure the place out.

Glenhaven skatepark 8.5 foot deep peanut pool

The Glenhaven Peanut bowl. 8.5 foot deep end, 3.5 shallow, pool coping, steps, perfect.

Glenhaven skatepark street section

The brick bank simulation is a great textural addition to the ride.

Thanks to Rich Burton and Earth Patrol Media for the photos of the event.

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