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2:32 am on Monday April 8, 2013

Proposed Ravenel Bridge skate park site losing momentum

The plan of putting a skate park beneath the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge on-ramps in downtown is being turned away from as cost estimates rise and new downtown sites are evaluated.
5:56 am on Saturday September 15, 2012

Summerville skate park plans take criticism

Image by Live 5 NewsSome Summerville locals are upset at the prospect of a new skate park off of Berlin G. Myers Parkway. Town Council recently voted to support the project, but detractors wage a mix of complaints from saying that the field is...
2:24 am on Friday September 14, 2012

Conceptual plans revealed for downtown Charleston skate park

Image by Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission The proposed conceptual plans for the park.As the grassroots process continues to secure a site for skateboarding park in downtown Charleston, the Charleston County Park and Recreation...
9:00 am on Saturday June 16, 2012

Skate park for downtown Charleston heads to drawing board

Image by Flickr user A Yen For PaperFor years skateboarding groups have sought a proper place for skateboarding in downtown Charleston. Many thought the day had finally come back in 2011 when the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission said...
7:48 am on Saturday April 21, 2012

Charleston skatepark plan still stuck in red tape limbo

Image by Flickr user kylejackson Planning details were announced last October for a $2 million skatepark in downtown Charleston, but the plan has been stalled as federal and state approval is sought to be built on the city-owned land that resides...
4:01 am on Sunday April 1, 2012

Skatepark for downtown Charleston largely stalled in bureaucratic wonderland

Image by Flickr user kylejackson Remember how planning details were announced last October for a $2 million skatepark in downtown Charleston? Wonder why you haven't heard anything? Well, planning on the site isn't easy — but more concrete details...
1:36 am on Friday October 14, 2011

$2 million skatepark coming to downtown Charleston (Update: In motion)

Image by Flickr user soleir Soon to be seen slightly less?Update October 14: There's still no expected completion date, but the Charleston City Paper is reporting that Charleston County's Park and Recreation Commission has picked a designer,...
3:17 am on Thursday July 23, 2009

The status of Charleston's skate culture, and where the skate parks are

Image by Flickr user Robbie WroblewskiImage by 20090723-skate.jpgSamantha Test has a nice piece that chats a bit about the culture and status of skateboarding in Charleston. Read more stories on this subject in our skate park topic page.Honestly,...
9:32 am on Sunday January 4, 2009

Columbia wins Tony Hawk grant for skate park

Image by FlickrImage by 2862827742_e0fdf9f225.jpg Feel like taking a road trip? Need a reason to drive to Columbia? Well, this spring it looks like you'll have one. Especially if you're into skateboarding. The city recently announced it was awarded...
11:09 am on Monday June 23, 2008

Group pushes for skate park in Holy City

Image by flickr user striaticImage by 20080623skate.jpg It's not easy doing ollies in Charleston, especially when there's nowhere you can legally skate. The group Pour It Now, which recently led a successful campaign to get a skate park in Columbia...