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Provident Skate Park


              
Photos by Bill Dillberg
 
Photo courtesy of Provident Skate Park

Address:

345 N. Jacob Street
(Google Map)
Visalia, CA 93291

Phone: (559) 713-4365
Email:
freddy@liveandplayvisalia.com

Park Description:

The skate park is 24,000 square feet, with dimensions of 300’ x 100’, identified as one of the largest municipal skate parks in California. It has three major elements: a large fun box, barbell / volcanoes, and a snake run ending in a bowl.

Incorporated is an amazing number of elements in one park. There are round and square rails and some rails are curved and other straight while others are level and some are on an incline. Several benches are included of varying heights and material. Provident Skate Park is designed to allow the skater to be in perpetual motion.

Once set in motion, the skater can use the hips and humps at various locations in the park to remain in motion. By providing 24,000 square feet of area the park can accommodate 50 to 75 skating at one time (with hundreds of others watching). The park is in three sections; the fun box for street skaters and beginners, the middle section that contains the volcano, and a bowl and snake run used by more experienced skaters.

Park Rules:

  • All users are required to wear helmets, kneepads, and elbow pads. Those not
    wearing protective equipment can be cited for an infraction. (Per V.M.C. Section 12.56.020)
  • Skateboard and Skates only – NO Bicycles or Foot Traffic.
  • Please observe park hours – 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Please keep noise to a
    minimum.
  • Protect your skate park from graffiti and abuse, call 559-734-8116 to report
    vandalism in progress.
  • Keep food or drink off the skating surface. No glass in or around the
    skating area.
  • Additional obstacles or other materials (ramps/jumps) may not be used at
    the Skate Park.
  • Do not use facility if a hazardous condition exists. Report any
    damage/hazardous conditions to the Visalia Recreation Center or call
    738-3365.
  • Parents are encouraged to be in attendance at all times if user is under the
    age of 13 years.
  • All organized events shall have written approval from the Director of
    Community Services.
  • Warning Skateboarding and Skating are hazardous recreational activities. Use of this facility may result in death, paralysis, brain damage, and concussion, broken bones or other serious injury. Any use is at your own risk. The City of Visalia does not assume any responsibility for injuries.

Waiver Required: No

Pads Required: Yes

Rentals Available: Yes

Helmets Required: Yes

Refreshments/Food: Yes - Near the Park

Video Arcade: No

Other Sports allowed at the park: Blades

Skate Park built by: Purkiss Rose, RSI

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