Valparaiso Skatepark

Valpo For All Generations Web-02 Opens in new windowValpo Parks is excited to announce Phase 1 of a new skatepark is complete! 

  • 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!

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Phase 1:

  • Online Public Survey - January 15 through January 24
  • Virtual Public Engagement Session - February 3
  • Virtual Public Findings & Renderings Presentation - February 17
  • Virtual Presentation to Park Board - April 27

Phase 2:

  • Finalize the skatepark design
  • Generate project cost estimate
  • Begin fundraising campaign

Phase 3:

  • Continue private fundraising efforts
  • Develop a construction bid package
  • Hire a team to build the park
  • Ribbon cutting - CELEBRATE!

Fundraising is Phase 2 of the project and it’s currently underway. With a private funding goal of $1 million, the project has raised $250,000 to date through the “Get on Board” campaign. The remainder of 2022 will consist of fundraising events and grass root efforts to raise awareness and build excitement around this generational skatepark. Continue to follow Valpo Parks on social media and visit the Parks website for updates or to “get on board.

-Valpo Parks Assistant Director, Kevin Nuppnau

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Get on Board

For more information on how you can donate to the project, please visit the Valpo Parks Foundation website HERE.


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