Lauridsen Skatepark

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SKU: Des Moines, IA 50309 Categories: ,

The Lauridsen Skatepark is a world-class skatepark located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. The park is named after a local philanthropist, Nix Lauridsen, who contributed a significant amount of funding towards its construction. The skatepark covers an area of approximately 88,000 square feet, making it one of the largest in the United States.

The skatepark was designed by California Skateparks, a renowned skatepark design and construction company. It features a wide variety of obstacles and terrain, including street-style obstacles such as ledges, rails, and stairs, as well as several large bowls and transition areas for more advanced riders. The park is designed to be challenging and fun for riders of all levels, from beginners to professional skateboarders and BMX riders.

One of the standout features of the Lauridsen Skatepark is the "Pool Block," a massive concrete sculpture that serves as the centerpiece of the park. The sculpture is designed to look like a giant swimming pool, complete with coping and a diving board. The park also includes several other large bowls and transition areas, as well as a street-style course with a variety of obstacles.

The Lauridsen Skatepark is free and open to the public, and there are several amenities for visitors to enjoy. The park has a covered seating area, drinking fountains, and public restrooms. There is also a large parking lot adjacent to the skatepark.

Overall, the Lauridsen Skatepark is a must-visit destination for skateboarders and BMX riders in the Des Moines area and beyond. With its challenging and fun obstacles, varied terrain, and high-quality design, it is sure to provide an unforgettable experience for riders of all ages and skill levels.

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