Flounder & Friends Skatepark


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Valparaiso Skatepark is Valparaiso's newest park project! This 15,000+ square foot design has all the elements users will be excited about - mini ramp, bowl, street features, and more. 

The park is being designed to a base package with the ability to expand the footprint and features if additional funding becomes available. With that strategy in mind, The project team is working hard to raise an additional $300,000.

  1. FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is part of the planning process of the skatepark?
A task force is in place with local skate enthusiasts as well as key players in making this skatepark a reality -  Dug Ketterman of DugOut Design Studio (& former Valparaiso Viking), Jeff Zielinski of Driftwood Collective, and Matt Keiser of Abonmarche.

Where is the skatepark be located?
Fairgrounds Park (704 McCord Road. Valparaiso, IN US 46383)

Is this skatepark for more than just skateboarders?
Yes! We cater to all sports including: skateboard, bike, scooter and skates.

When will this skatepark be complete?
The grand opening & ribbon cutting event is scheduled for Thursday, November 9th.

How do I get involved in the skatepark?
Valpo Parks Foundation is excited to announce that long-time community and Parks supporter, Deb Koeppen, has been hired to help with the final fundraising push for the project. For more information on how you can donate to the project, please contact Deb at campaigndirector@valpo.us. To donate online visit the Valpo Parks Foundation website HERE

Who do I contact with questions on the skatepark?
Please direct questions to Skatepark@valpo.us.

Who are the Skatepark Coalition?
They are a local skatepark advocacy group that is focused on driving awareness and youth engagement. For more information on the VSC, please visit their Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/Valparaisoskateparkcoalition

Fairgrounds Park 

704 McCord Road. Valparaiso, IN US 46383

Open Hours: 7 am  - 8 pm during the Winter months

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