parks and facilities

Skate Park

Well-suited for novice to advanced skaters, our skate park is completely free to use. Ramps, platforms, and obstacles make practicing tricks fun and easy. Though unsupervised, helmets are mandatory in the skate park. The park is open weather permitting. Please check the Park District hotline for the current status. 

All Ages

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 9 a.m. to dusk
Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday: 12 p.m. to dusk

Ages 12 & Under Only

Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Park Features

  • Quarter Pipes
  • Half Pipes
  • Bank Ramp

  • Spines
  • Grindbox
  • Rail

Getting There

You’ll find the Skate Park within Newton Park, 707 Fairview Avenue, 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.