Volunteers trying to build skateparks in Portland » Pier Park Skatepark

Volunteers trying to build skateparks in Portland

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
Bryce Kanights
Colin Sharp

Pier Park Skatepark

Completed. Dedicated October 14, 2006.
Directions from Google Maps

Directions: Take N. Lombard Street North out of downtown St. Johns to N Bruce Avenue. Pier Park Skatepark entrance is on N Bruce Avenue at N Hudson Street. Portland, Oregon.

11,500 sq. ft. concrete skatepark built by Dreamland Skateparks includes a 38-foot-long 20-foot-diameter full-pipe with a unique mousehole entry into the side of the pipe leading to nine-and-half and eleven-and a half foot-deep bowls with tile and concrete coping. Five to seven-foot-deep mid bowl and three to six-foot-deep grom bowl with steel coping. Street area with stairs, round and square low rails, granite-topped, concrete and steel edged ledges and banks. Walkwave a skateable walk with banks created by artist Adam Kuby links the neighborhood to the skatepark.

Opening Day aerial view
Ribbon cuttingCrowd around the big bowl
checking out the pipe actionSage Bolyard showing off his name on the plaque

Opening Day at Pier Park Skatepark – the culmination of five years of effort by Skaters for Portland Skateparks.

Photos by Jim Appleton

3 Responses to “Pier Park Skatepark”

  1. PimpCrackula Says:

    Sorry, I meant to say… Check out Pier Park Skatepark Videos here

  2. hamzaday Says:

    is that an x-games skatepark

  3. kris k Says:

    what an amazing design. the blue tile & coping look so good! with a fullpipe between them it’s really got all the essential qualities. great work!

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