Friday, 15 January 2016

New Parks

New Parks!

Future and recently completed Parks
I try to stay up to date on parks that are raising funding, under council review or under construction.  I'll try to keep this section updated on new or proposed parks I haven't been to yet.

Welland, ON - New Line is on to design and build in 2017!
Markham, ON - One new skate spot at Angus Glen Community Centre is open and another proposed at a community centre (Southeast CC) at 14th ave and Middlefeild Rd, one in a park on the Box Groove By-pass and another in the future Cornell Park. Plans for construction of a spot in Grandview Park. Small open bowl completed @ Williamson and Swan Park. Still a construction zone.
Tobermory, ON - Spectrum and Radius. Centennial Dr.
Niagara Falls, NY - Opened - Oct 2016. Check their FACEBOOK.
Newcastle, ON - fundraising stage.
Collingwood, ON - New Line Design. Now Open
Barrie, ON - Lampman Lane CC.
Richmond Hill, ON.  Lake Wilcox Youth Park.  Check out the post HERE
Toronto, ON - Fundy Bay Park (Scarborough Design sesh Oct 24, 2017), Stanley Greene Park (Downsview Area. Concept unveiled), Malvern area(Neilson Park. Concept unviled, design work continuing) and Upgrade to Smithfeild Park (North Etobicoke).
Mississippi Mills/Almonte, ON. Complete
Clinton, ON - street view shows a full sized halfpipe but a new concrete park may be replacing it.
Vaughan, ON - future parks in Block 40 district park and North Maple regional park.
Haliburton, ON - Under construction FACEBOOK
Orillia, ON - Community building stage - FACEBOOK
Newmarket, ON - Community building stage - FACEBOOK
Goderich, ON - Design stage for a new park. Big community park project. Not at liberty to share designs yet.
Ilderton, ON - Modular park is gone. New park under construction - FACEBOOK

Existing Parks I need to hit.
Coldwater – Fairgrounds @ 3 Robinson St. Severn, Ontario.
Parry Sound – Under the rail bridge.
Lambton Shores -            Forest X‐Park Argyle and Clyde, Forest, ON
                                                Port Franks Community Centre Park 9997 Port Franks Road, Port                                                   Franks
                                                Grand Bend Lions’ Park 10 Municipal Drive, Grand Bend
Kincardine - Davidson Centre, 601Durham Street. 
EY Skate Loft, Toronto.
Buffalo, NY - La Salle Park, DAR Dr.
Tonawanda, NY - On York St.
Angus - Angus CC
Wasaga Beach - YMCA?
Lucan, ON - Lucan CC
New Liskeard, ON - Good looking Street park and bowl. 490 Whites Dr.
Belmont, ON - Don Yeck Park
Port Stanley, ON
Harrow, ON
Amherstburg, ON
Mt. Brydges, ON
Penetanguishine, ON


Great skateparks are built by skaters. The best producers of skateparks have skaters who design, survey and build.  They are also totally cool so if you ever want info on a park just contact them.
New Line
Spectrum
Grindline
California Skateparks
Team Pain
Evergreen
Spohn Ranch

Here's a map if you want to hit them before me - MAP