Rosemount

Rosemount, MN – Schwarz Pond Park – 2020

  • Dan Schultz, Parks and Recreation Director

  • Designer – Pillar Designs

  • Builder – CA Skateparks and Custom Builders

  • Would you recommend your designer/builder? Yes

  • Approx. Cost – $330,000

  • Year Completed 2020

  • Email – dan.schultz@ci.rosemount.mn.us

Skatepark Amenities

  • Primary Hard Surface of Facility – Concrete

  • Skate Bowl

  • Garbage/Recycle Bins

  • Any other skatepark amenities of note:

  • More coming skatepark(s) in then near future

Is your community skatepark project a success and/or a good value for the cost of investment?

Yes, very much so.

Has your community skatepark location/site workout well? Would you change or make suggestions on favorable site locations?

Access, visibility, parking

Please provide skatepark user observations/estimates

  • Daily # of users -120

  • Use Before 12Noon – 40

  • Use 12Noon-6PM – 40

  • Use After 6PM – 40

  • Male – 80%

  • Female – 20%

  • 12yrs & under – 40%

  • 13-19yrs old – 40%

  • 20yrs & over – 20%

  • Skateboard Use – 30%

  • BMX Bike Use – 8%

  • Scooter Use – 60%

  • RollerBlade/RollerSkate Use – 2%

Briefly describe your skatepark facilities maintenance needs and estimated yearly costs?

Very limited, some paint and trash pick up, $2,000.

If your community were to redo or start over on your skatepark project, what would you do differently?

Nothing.

Does your municipality show a need and/or would you consider a larger or another skatepark facility?

Yes.

What have you experienced and observed as barriers to providing quality skateboard facilities?

A really good location.

Any additional thoughts/ideas to help communities provide quality skateparks?

Have public meetings.


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