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Excerpts — Skateboarding

Instruction, controlled environment make for safe skateboarding

Studies indicate that one-third of all skateboarding injuries occur in a beginning skater’s first weeks of skating. Skateboarding education and proper teaching of fundamentals are the keys to creating the safest skateboarding experience possible for all skatepark users.

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Communities must ask right questions when planning skatepark

Planning and designing a skatepark can be a complicated and lengthy process. It’s important to know the right questions to ask before undertaking the responsibility of creating and building one for your community.

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