- Public Engagement – Online Survey & Virtual Public Meetings
- Site Selection – Fairgrounds Park
- Conceptual Skatepark Design
- Overall Park Layout & Site Amenities
Thanks to the Skatepark Task Force, the City of Valparaiso, Abonmarche and, DugOut Design Studio for all your hard work.
Phase 2 is underway! Valpo Parks is pleased to announce the launch of the "Get on Board" fundraising campaign to raise money for the project. A variety of opportunities are available for private organizations and individual donors.
To donate, please visit the Valpo Parks Foundation page to make an online contribution!
Looking to get involved?
Finalize the skatepark design Generate project cost estimate Begin fundraising campaign
- Continue private fundraising efforts
- Develop a construction bid package
- Hire a team to build the park
- Ribbon cutting - CELEBRATE!
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is part of the planning process of the skatepark?
A task force is in place with local skate enthusiasts as well as key players in making this skatepark a reality - Dug Ketterman of DugOut Design Studio (& former Valparaiso Viking), Jeff Zielinski of Driftwood Collective, and Matt Keiser of Abonmarche.
Where will the skatepark be located?
After multiple sites were considered and a thorough analysis was completed, Fairgrounds Park was selected as the future site of the Valparaiso Skatepark.
Will this skatepark be for more than just skateboarders?
Yes! We will cater to all sports including: skateboard, bike, scooter and skates.
When will this skatepark be complete?
Our goal is to have cost estimates by the end of May. With the proper funding we hope to have construction in progress by 2022.
How do I get involved in the skatepark?
For more information on how you can donate to the project, please contact Lisa Kusbel at firstname.lastname@example.org.. To donate online visit the Valpo Parks Foundation website HERE.
Who do I contact with questions on the skatepark?
Please direct questions to Skatepark@valpo.us.