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The skate Park at the KP centre is being closed down by logan city councillor Darren power from div. 10. Anemail sent to Darren Power asking for confirmation of the closure was replied by him with a phone call confirming the close and told nothing we can do about it. "the park is old and attracts the wrong crowd".
Many local children who live nearby the Kimberly park (KP) skate park on Roselea Street shailer park have been advised and are upset that their skate park is going to be demolished as a new skate park has been built. The new park is 2.5klm away!
Many young children and their parents use this KP skate park every afternoon after school. Please save KP!
We would like to build a skate park in the Holmen area to keep kids out of trouble, and so we all have something to do in our free time.
There are an increasing number of skateboarders, bike riders and inline skaters in Lyndoch and the general Barossa area, and a skate park for these people would make skating a much safer activity in these parts for the people living in and near Lyndoch.
By keeping these people off the roads and in a park there will be less injuries.
The added park would also be an attraction for residents and tourists alike, which would in turn bring the town a lot more attention and therefore more money to sustain the already beautiful area.
Please help me and my friends to get a skate park built in Messingham, for all us teenagers to be able to have fun and go somewhere in Messingham, where it is not causing problems to the rest off the village
Please help me to help get a skate park built :)
Business plans for an indoor skate park are in the process of being made.
We need your signature to help approve planning permission and get this idea off the ground. The skate park will be a friendly, well supervised environment for yourselves and your children/family with activities throughout the year! (especially winter and rainy days).
Help make this happen!
Skateboarders are woven into the cultural fabric of every urban community in North America. While young, they are stewards of the creative force that adds diversity to our cities.
Skateboarding is an essential option for a huge percentage of today’s youth; nearly a quarter of the 61-million youth in the U.S. skated this year and most of those identify themselves as ―skateboarders.‖
Given skate boarding’s popularity it’s surprising that so many cities have perhaps one skate park, maybe two, to meet the needs of their thousands of youth. While this need remains, the news is filled with rising obesity rates, struggles with urban sprawl, and juvenile delinquency.
Skateboarding is clearly not the sole solution for these community issues, but it’s obviously what millions of kids want to be doing. We can support this healthy, positive activity by making sure that there are enough skate parks (or places to skate), and that they’re designed and built for sustainability and success.
Proposed plans to put offices on the skatepark site remain.
The council have said that an alternative location for the skatepark would have to be provided.
BUT there is no specific alternative for relocating the park.
The draft plans are not specific enough to guarantee the future of the skatepark and we ask that you join us in petitioning the planning department of Kensington and Chelsea council further.
!Do not allow the loss of this amazing community resource!
Thank you for your support, please spread the word!
We are petitioning the City of Westminster California Department of Parks & Recreations Board, to change the name of only the SKATE PARK portion of Liberty Park to The Chess Peters Memorial Skate Park to honor Chess Peters' memory.
Chess Dillon Peters, born Chelsea Dillon Peters, was only 20 years old, when a car accident claimed his life Friday night. Authorities said he was struck by a man as it attempted to make a left turn and sent Chess' car into a light pole. Chess Peters was driving a Toyota Corolla on Bolsa Chica Road. As he approached Loyola Ave, the 78-year-old driver of a Mercury sedan turned left into the intersection, striking Peters' car. The Toyota veered off the road and collided with a light pole.
Skateboarding was more then just a hobby for Chess, it was a passion, almost a necessity, much like breathing. He and his friends spent a lot of time at the skate park inside Liberty Park in Westminster Ca.
After his death, in order to preserve his memory, his mom (Eva) and dad (Duane), organized for a tree to be planted at Liberty Park near the skate park. There was a lot of people who attended and took part on July 6th 2008, in what has become now known as a "Chess Peters Day" celebration of Chess' Life. Family, friends, and fellow skaters who may not have even known Chess, showed there love and support with an afternoon in the park complete with lunch, the sharing of pictures and stories, the releasing of red and green balloons at noon which was followed by a Chess Peters Skate off.
As we are approaching the 5 year anniversary of Chess Peters Day, and due to the overwhelming number of people that have been touched by Chess in some way, what better way to honor his memory then to name the one places he loved to be more then anywhere, the skate park located inside Liberty Park, after him.
PLEASE HELP US INSURE THAT CHELSEA "CHESS" PETERS WILL NOT ONLY BE FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS BUT ALSO FOREVER A PART OF A PLACE WHICH HE HELD VERY DEAR TO HIS HEART!!! RENAME THE SKATE PARK AT LIBERTY PARK "CHESS PETERS MEMORIAL SKATE PARK."
Holyhead skate park is in need of refurbishment, as the flooring is in desperate need of repair there are small loose stones everywhere, the flooring it was redone but there was cracks and it easily came apart over a few years after it was done, smashed bottles and stones cause havoc for younger people using the park, there are inappropriate images on the ramps, deterring younger peoples parents to take them to the skate park.
There are some ramps and rails that are coming out of the ground the park is out dated. It is more of a danger to people now because drunks feel they can use it because it is almost abandoned due to the condition therefore a danger to the community and to the people that use the skate park.
The state it is in now means that people go to other places to skate therefore meaning we become more of a nuisance to the community and we will get a bad name so the refurbishment of the skate park would cause a decrease in the amount of people skating on the street causing havoc. If there was a better and more aesthetically pleasing skate park it would attract more tourists and it would encourage people to exercise.
Unity deserves to have a skate park. A place for teenagers to hang out and have fun. Every kid has a bike or skateboard but no where to ride. Unity's roads are terrible and they aren't getting fixed anytime soon.
There are many empty lots or spaces to put a skate park. It wouldn't cost a lot of money and it would be well worth it for how many people would want to go there. They have a dirt track but people keep trying to fix it and they just make it worse.
No one goes to the BMX track because it is hidden between the baseball diamonds and surrounded by grass. A skate park wouldn't have to be very big either just big enough for us to have fun.
This petition is in support of development of the Newport Skate Park, a public skatepark in Newport, Kentucky.
Skateparks in other cities have resulted in decreased petty crimes and private property damage as well as increased social networking and health.
Additionally, skateparks enhance the unique urban appeal of communities such as Newport.
The skateboard and BMX riders in Southern, NJ have no legal places of their own to practice and ride. They are often ticketed and fined by the police because the parking lots and hand built sites that they practice in are not sanctioned by the city, county, or property owners, and are not safe places to play. The skate parks that were recently built are now being closed.
There are no legal facilities available for them other than the few parks that are still open. When people hop skate park fences they are charged with trespassing.
A BMX/skatepark provides a safe, fun family place to play. The cities have made baseball, basketball, tennis, and soccer facilities available for the children who have those interests. The skateboarders and BMX riders deserve the same consideration.
Existing skate park on North edge of park caused numerous complaints of noise and anti-social behaviour.
With no planning permission required and a deeply flawed and limited consultation process, the skate park has been expanded and relocated to the centre of the only open space, destroying the character of the park and already resulting in the spread of anti-social behaviour, broken glass, litter and vandalism.
Users of the park no longer feel comfortable using the park. Large area available at Kingsway would be ideal for skate park failing that there is a much better location within Davyhulme Park which meets all criteria but doesn't ruin the park for everyone else.
For the past century or so, the sport of skateboarding has done nothing but grow throughout the world. And that definitely doesn't exclude the City of Shepherdsville, Kentucky.
For years, police officers and business owners have run off kids skateboarding on their property due to damaged property and/or bodily injuries. Why must we keep shutting out kids from doing what they love to do? Building a skate plaza in the City of Shepherdsville benefits more than just the kids involved in extreme sports; it also gives a beautiful scenery and a wonderful addition to a city park.
A skate plaza is nothing more than taking the ideas and layouts of street skating spots, and combining them into one local area that is not illegal for skaters to go to. The benefits highly out-weigh the costs for this project. Skaters will have a legal place to skate, kids will be off the streets, it would bring in tourism, and it would help lower the number of teens getting hooked on drugs and alcohol because they would have a place to go and be themselves and be active in sports.
Studies have shown that most kids get involved in illegal activities due to not having anywhere to go and be involved. The construction of a skate plaza in Shepherdsville will definitely have a positive impact on the community and help keep our children active and safe!
The current facilities provided at Moorebank skatepark are not suitable for the existing local community of young families and visitors to the park. This park does not provide suitable shelter, accessible water or BBQ facilities. We are engaged in providing community events at this park biannually and feel that these previous issues need to be addressed immediately.
We need these upgrades to encourage more families to stay and participate with their children whilst they engage in this sport of bmx, scooter and skateboard riding.
The Loomis Town Council has approved a new park by the Train Depot. The plans look great, with swings, play structure, shade, lawn area and has potential to be a asset to our community--especially for families.
Recently the Town Council has approved plans for the new park. Included in these plans is a "skate park" and eliminated from the plans was a "water park" feature that was considered.
The concern of several law enforcement and safety officers, is that the skate park is planned to be behind buildings and out of the general public view. Other communities that have had similar skate parks have had numerous problems with drugs, under age drinking, gangs, violence, graffiti, and of course, the naturally occurring injuries. Many of those communities have torn out their skate parks at a great expense to the taxpayers.
Successful skate parks are in high visible areas, fenced off with hours of operation and supervision. The Loomis approved skate park will not have these safety features and it is strongly recommend that the Town Council restudy the location for the skate park and develop a location with the needed visibility and safety in mind.
This petition is NOT anti-skate park, it is anti-poor planning. The way the Depot Park is planned at this time, it combines young families with unsupervised older children and young adults.
The better option is to add the water park feature back into the project. Combined with the location and the other park features the park would be very family friendly. This would be a great gathering place to be on hot summer days, even on those days when it's too hot to go to the park.
Although the park plan has been approved, it is NOT TOO LATE TO CHANGE.
wootton basset has apparently tried for a skate-park for youths but apparently got no where to put it, so this petition is to convince them that we should build one and that the local community think it will benefit them
Hoje o skate é o segundo esporte mais praticado no Brasil, uma marca impressionante... Com nomes consagrados mundialmente como Bob Burniquist e Sandro Dias "Mineirinho". Mas pra quem pratica o esporte e mora no Rio de Janeiro o descaso com o skate é evidente. Pouquíssimas pistas, falta de manuntençao. Em São Paulo existem 6 skateparks, no Rio o mais próximo que nós dispomos é a pista do aterro, mas é muito pouco pra uma cidade que respira esporte.
O custo para a construção de uma pista é relativamente baixo e o de sua manuntenção, menor ainda. Em São Paulo , a pista do Limoeiro foi construída em 5 dias! Esperamos através desse abaixo assinado, receber mais atenção das autoridades e uma nova pista, até porque a viabilização da prática esportiva além de um dever do estado, é um investimento de retorno rápido.
Skateboarders, bikers and the like of the Woodstock community are in need of a safe, well-designed facility just like any other recreational activity.
This Petition was enacted to advocate the demand in the Woodstock area.
The neighborhoods of Allston and Brighton in the city of Boston have a large population of skateboarders of all ages, with few safe and legal places to skateboard. The western corner of Ringer Park is an ideal location for a concrete skatepark.
By signing this petition you show your support for skateboarding in Allston, Boston. This interest will raise awareness with city and state officials, and increase the chances for permanent facility to be constructed in Ringer Park.
21. Let Us Skate
Unfair treatment and threats like calling the cops. When most people see skateboarders they automatically think we are bad and most of us are not.
Over the past two years Hesperia California has become a Bike and skate community, but lacks areas for enthusiasts to reach full potential, the clear answer would be a local skate/bike park.
Many adults and teenagers have began their pursuit in skating or biking but our community lacks the resources for locals to do what they love, as a result many people have began riding in city owned washes and property. The problem is that if people get injured they may want to sue city. I believe the answer would be the building of a local skate park, for this reason i have started this petition.
23. Kids Need Help
Children of Waratah have an urgent need for a skate park and/or other form of entertainment.
This small town offers many opportunities for expansion of the community if it would start to listen to the youth.
With no real recreational facilities available for children to use we are certain this little town will not grow and it is certain that our youth will turn to criminal acts. Please help our youth!
The City Of Chlliwack needs a safe place for bicycle riders of all sorts/skateboarders/scooter riders etc to ride safely. Just last week i witnessed my best friend get beat up by 4 gang members because he was merely at the skatepark.
A safe place provided would help keep the children who use the parks to be completely safe due to the entry cost, which would deter crime perpetrators. Consider all the possible other thing young teens could be doing besides have an normal evening doing what they love, in a safe and healthy environment.
The young people of Hillam and Monk Fryston have asked if a Skate Ramp / Park can be provided within the villages. It is proposed that this replaces the old BMX track at the Community Centre in Monk Fryston.
We need as many villagers as possible to complete this petition so that views can be taken into account.
Thank you for taking the time to complete this, your views are appreciated.
Kuraby community are looking forward to a youth center with a five day curriculum including Numeracy, Literacy, Music, Art and Culture and a Jobsearch Program.
The CSPA is an association committed to developing a public skateboarding and BMX facility in Cranford. We are currently applying for non-profit status with the State of NJ.
The CSPA was created by members of the local community who are skateboard and BMX advocates. Union County is lacking in quality skateboard and BMX facilities. Cranford in particular does not have a skate park. It is our goal to provide our youth with a safe place to practice and enjoy their sport.
We are five local teenagers who have lived in Manchester for all of our lives. There are no outdoor free local skate parks in this area or any hangouts for teens where they can stay out of trouble.
This will be a great place where kids of all ages will come skateboard, BMX and, etc. This will keep kids out of trouble by keeping them physically active and away from drugs and alcohol. This will keep kids off the streets and not skating/BMX in prohibited areas. For example, schools, businesses, and parking lots. I know many kids who would be thrilled to have it and their parents would be happy that there doing something active and making new friends.
I, Chris Slyman and Jack Winters went to Grand Haven, Michigan this summer. Grand Haven had an outdoor skate park which was open to the public. I went to the skate park every day and I had a blast. I made a lot of friends which made it more fun. While I was there I was thinking of how Manchester would be a perfect town for this. It would bring the kids of Manchester and neighboring towns together.
The skate park would give more business to local skate and bike shops. It will be low maintenance because it is made of concrete, so it wouldn’t cost any money after being built. South County and Kirkwood has outdoor skate parks but is too far of a drive.
There are many places for this to take place. For example, Schroeder Park or highland bluffs area. The skate park doesn’t have to be big, so it can fit in any small open place. The skate park will not be a liability because you will skate/BMX at your own risk.
Clapham Common skate park is far too small for skaters too reach their full potential. If the council smoothed the rough ground next to it and added more skate obstacle such as mini ramps, more skaters would use the park and bring more money to the cafe nearby.
I know many people agree with me and i am willing to start a petition to prove it is worth while.
I would like to make an amendment to the rules of the Arcata Skate Park. As it stands, freestyle-bikes are not permitted in the park, and everyone is supposed to wear a helmet. Though I am not a regular user of the park, I often stop in and observe the sport, amused and welcomed by the calm atmosphere. I feel safe there, with the people who come to use the park, as it builds community and camaraderie.
That is, however, until the police arrive. I feel that the restrictions as they stand only leave it open for police harassment, not for safety.
Freestyle-bikes are not transportation. They are a sport in it's own right, and they enjoy the same terrain as skateboarders. Often, these bikes don't have multiple gears or breaks, but neither do skate boards. Based on my observation, they are no more likely to cause harm than skateboards, and freestyle-bikers wear their helmets more often than skaters, regardless of age.
For regular bicycle laws, all persons under 18 are required to wear a helmet. The same should also be true for all users of the Arcata Skate Park. Adults should be advised to wear helmets, as they are adults and can make intelligible decisions for themselves and deal with the consequences. While it is a good idea to make sure that these rules are enforced, as it stands, the police harass the inhabitants of the park, forming a dynamic that causes resentment against, what should be, the good Arcata police force. This might increase tagging as a form of rebellion against the police, and other forms of vandalism. By "enforcing" the rules of the Arcata Skate Park as it stands today, really, it is only costing the City of Arcata more money.
The Arcata Skate Park is a community building, safe atmosphere for all ages. I often see youngsters 10 years of age and younger, skating around adults of 25 years of age, 30, and older. There is no bullying, and everyone is careful around the beginners, often encouraging to the youngsters, helping them improve their skills. I've observed the freestyle-bikers and they are just as courteous as the skaters. When a police car comes into view, the inhabitants of the park will yell "po-po" and everyone stops skating, scattering the once calm atmosphere into disarray and tension. Arcata is one of the friendliest communities I've ever lived in, but this is something that will tear the young community from the rest of it. This leads to increased aggression and dissatisfaction as a young Arcata citizen, thus leading to more crime.
If there can be a repair to this rift, via changing the rules slightly, we will have a better community for all.