Lauridsen Skatepark

  • 901 2nd Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 323-5300
  • Region: Downtown
  • Overview
    Opened on May 7, 2021, and host to the 2021 and 2022 Dew Tour, the Lauridsen Skatepark the largest open park in the nation. The skate park is centrally located at the north end of the Principal Riverwalk next to the Des Moines River. The 88,000-square-feet attraction showcases Olympic caliber park and street courses. Thrilling features include a promenade, flow bowl, amoeba pool, snake run, and a skateable art piece entitled WOW. The entire skate park was heavily influenced by the existing topography of the land and the water table.
  • Amenities
    Attraction Information
    General Information
    • Additional Amenities: Parking: There is no dedicated parking lot for the skatepark. On-street parking is available along West River Drive, as well as access to city parking ramps and other site locations for when we are hosting special events.
    • Admission Price: Free; except for special events may charge an entrance fee and clinics/programming may require participation fees.
    • Hours of Operation: 6 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Sun-Sat.
    • Season: Year round.
  • Location
    901 2nd Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50309