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Parks, Open Space and Trails

The City of Longmont currently has five skate parks located throughout the city. The skate parks have various elements such as quarter pipes, grinding rails, and fun boxes.

Each skate park has hours of operations and rules posted on site. Safety equipment is highly recommended. Admission is free.

NOTE: The skill level for each skate park varies dependent on size and elements. Skill level is just a guide. Skaters and parents should use their best judgment when choosing a park.

Park
Suggested
Skill Level
Blue Skies
Intermediate - Advanced

Quail Campus (Rec Center)

NOTICE: closed due to scheduled maintenance until further notice.

Beginner - Intermediate  
Rough and Ready
Beginner
Sandstone Ranch
Intermediate - Advanced
Stephen Day
Beginner

  • Rough and Ready Neighborhood Park

    Rough & Ready Park
    1. Address:301 E 21st Ave.
      Longmont, CO 80504
    Amenities:
    1. Basketball Court(s)
    2. BBQ Grill or Pit(s)
    3. Bocce Ball Court(s)
    4. Crawdad Exploration Area
    5. Dog Park
    6. Horseshoe Pit/Court
    7. Labyrinth
    8. Multi-use Field(s)
    9. Parking Lot(s)
    10. Picnic Area(s)
    11. Playground(s)
    12. Public Art
    13. Restroom(s)
    14. Shelter(s)
    15. Skate/Wheels Park
    16. Trails (Paved)
    17. Volleyball Court(s) - Sand
    Categories:
    1. Parks

Neighborhood Park Hours: 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

This nine-acre neighborhood park is located along (and named for) the historic Rough and Ready Ditch - one of Longmont's oldest irrigation ditches. The ditch was appropriated on March 13, 1869. It formed the Pleasant Valley Reservoir (later renamed Terry Lake) in June 1871. The Rough and Ready Primary Greenway provides a pleasant trail access to the park. Found adjacent to Alpine Elementary School, the park was designed by Play Environments and built by ECI Site Construction Management. The park was opened to the public in 2006.

The elements in this park include a small skate area, basketball court, sand volleyball court, bocce ball and horseshoe courts, a multi-use play field, a walking labyrinth, a crawdad exploration area, an off-leash dog exercise area, two play bays with traditional swings and other non-traditional play equipment, an irrigation pond with a beautiful art piece titled Bird Bath by Tim Upham from Fort Collins in the pond.

The design was based on a natural, passive theme with representations of that theme found throughout the design. The eastern portion of the park was dedicated to passive recreation, with the labyrinth and bocce ball and horseshoe courts grouped together. Soft-surface walking paths and native grass areas border the eastern and western edges of the park. The pond is shaped like a bird and the sculpture in the pond incorporates bird-like shapes and moving water. The large shelter features four tables and a grill, while the small shelter includes 2 tables and a grill. To view a complete list of park amenities and associated trail distances, visit our Plans, Maps & Reports webpage and view the Park Amenities Chart.

For more information or to reserve a shelter at this park, contact Parks, Open Space & Trails.

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