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SkateparkSkatepark is Now Open 
Entrance is from the ball diamonds by the cabin. Please stay out of closed areas. These include areas where landscaping is still being done.

Safety First
Helmets and other protective gear are highly recommended. Do not use the park when it's wet, icy or covered in debris.

Keep your head up and watch for fly balls when the ball diamonds are in use.

Know the Etiquette
Be friendly, watch out for others, wait your turn and put all garbage in the bins.

Obey the Law
All Banff Recreation Facilities are non-smoking. No alcohol, no illegal drugs and no graffiti.

Hours of Operation
The park is open 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

In case of emergency, call 911. The Skatepark address is 101 Birch Avenue.

Report damages to the Town of Banff at 403.762.1240

The Town of Banff is not responsible for any loss, damage or injury resulting from using the skatepark. Use at your own risk. The park is not supervised. 

Skatepark Redevelopment
Replacing the temporary skateboard park with a permanent facility was Recommendation 14 in the Banff Recreation Grounds Redevelopment Plan, which was adopted by council on March 23, 2015.
Other recommendations include:
  • Work with the local skateboarding community and skateboard park experts to design the facility according to users’ needs and desires. Try to accommodate existing features, such as the mini pipe, that are currently popular with users.
  • Consider the possibility of incorporating winter snowboard terrain features, if they are compatible with the skateboard park design.
  • Design the facility for a wide range of age groups and skills levels.
  • Design the facility for non-skateboards uses, such as scooters, and mitigate potential conflicts.
  • Design the facility in a way that mitigates wildlife conflicts/safety issues.
  • Provide lighting within the skateboard park. Ensure that the lighting design mitigates light pollution and light trespass issues.