parks and facilities

Skate Park

Our skate park is free to use and caters to both novice and advanced skaters. Ramps, platforms, and obstacles provide a fun environment to practice your tricks. The park features a variety of elements to challenge and inspire you, including: quarter pipes, half pipes, spines, a bank ramp, a grind box, and a rail.

Safety First!

For everyone’s safety, helmets are mandatory in the skate park. Since the area is unsupervised, please be sure to practice safe skating habits.

Skate Schedule:

  • The skate park is open weather permitting.
  • For the current status, please check the Park District hotline

All Ages
Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 9 am to dusk
Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday: 12 pm to dusk

Ages 12 & Under Only
Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday: 9 am to 12 pm

Getting There

The Skate Park is located within Newton Park, 707 Fairview Avenue in Glen Ellyn, near the corner of DuPage Boulevard and Nicoll Way.

Know Before You Go: Rules & Safety Measures

The park is unsupervised and skaters skate at their own risk. Skating is a high-risk activity and can result in severe injury.

  • Only skateboards, scooters, and inline skates allowed in the skate park. No bicycles allowed.
  • Do not use equipment if broken or wet.
  • Skaters are responsible for inspecting equipment prior to use to ensure that it has not been vandalized and is safe for skating.
  • It is recommended that proper protective equipment such as helmets, elbow pads, knee pads, and wrist guards be used during skating activities.
  • No personally-owned ramps, boxes, or other devices may be brought into the skating facility.
  • Glass objects and containers are not allowed in the skating area.
  • No alcohol, drugs, or tobacco products are allowed.
  • All participants will refrain from acting in any manner which may cause or contribute to death or injury of themselves or other persons.
  • All participants will act within the limits of their ability and the purpose of the equipment used.
  • Participants only inside the facility.
  • Profanity, fighting, or any disorderly conduct will result in expulsion from the skate park.
  • Graffiti of any kind is not allowed. This includes but is not limited to stickers, markers, or spray-painting equipment.
  • All participants will maintain control of their equipment while skating.
  • In the event of skate park rules not being followed, the Glen Ellyn Park District may elect to
    temporarily or permanently close the park.
  • Park will be closed during inclement weather.
  • Report any damage or vandalism to (630) 858-6037
  • For emergencies, dial 911.