Blake Baldwin Memorial Skatepark
The Blake Baldwin Skatepark is a public skatepark located in Norman, Oklahoma. It was built in 2002 in memory of Blake Baldwin, a local skateboarder who passed away in a car accident. The skatepark covers an area of approximately 10,000 square feet and is owned and operated by the City of Norman.
The skatepark features a variety of obstacles for skaters to ride, including a large bowl, street course, and mini ramp. The street course includes features such as stairs, rails, and ledges, while the bowl ranges in depth from 4 feet to 9 feet.
The skatepark is free to use and open to skaters of all skill levels. However, all skaters are required to wear helmets and sign a liability waiver before using the park. The park is open seven days a week from dawn until dusk, weather permitting.
In addition to providing a space for skaters to practice their skills, Blake Baldwin Skatepark also hosts events throughout the year, such as competitions and demonstrations. The park has also been used as a gathering place for the local skateboarding community, providing a safe and fun environment for skaters to connect and socialize. Overall, Blake Baldwin Skatepark is a popular spot for skateboarders in the Norman area and beyond, and serves as a fitting tribute to the memory of Blake Baldwin.