ROXBOROUGH SKATE PARK
Westword Magazine - Best Skatepark - 2010
Where: Community Park along Rampart Range Road , click here to view SITEPLAN; click here to view COMPUTER MODELS of the park
When: Groundbreaking Spring 2009; completion Summer 2009
Why: For area youth, community recreation; identified as one of the top priorities for the District (2006 RVMD Parks & Open Space Master Plan, community survey)
Who: Board of Directors of the Roxborough Village Metropolitan District (RVMD)
Team Pain ( Winter Springs, FL ) - skate-able elements
Design Concepts ( Lafayette, CO ) - site plan, landscape architecture
Mulhern MRE ( Englewood, CO ) - engineering
R. S. Wells, LLC ( Greenwood Village ) - District management
How: District funding and two grants ( Great Outdoors Colorado, which is supported by Colorado Lottery proceeds, is worth up to $200,000; Philip Miller Grant from Douglas County is worth $225,000). Both grants are reflective of the wide-spread support for this project from the Board of County Commissioners, community leaders, and the entire Roxborough community. The District provides matching funds for design, engineering, and construction.
More: Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.
Do: Get involved. Send comments to the District.
>>Photos courtesy of Dawne Hirsbrunner and Dorien Gardner