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Sprinker Skateboard Park

Harold E. Le May Skateboard Park at Sprinker Recreation Center

Opened on October 29, 2005, the Harold E. LeMay Skateboard Park is one of the largest all concrete skateboard parks in the state. Located behind the recreation building adjacent to the new baseball fields, it has skate features for beginning, intermediate and advanced levels including: Skateboard Park
  • A peanut bowl with pool coping 9' and 11' in depth
  • An out-of-sight snake run from 8'-11' deep
  • A 10' vert wall
  • 14' clamshell
  • Half pipes
  • Waves
  • Banks
  • Rails and steps
  • Multiple shade structures and bleachers for families and viewing

We allow 20” BMX bicycles in the skate park under the following conditions:

  1. Monday only 1pm – closing
  2. Staff member will located at west end of park for check in
  3. 20” wheel bicycles only (no trikes or training wheels)
    1. 20” designation can be located on the tire
    2. Metal pegs must have plastic covers on before entering park
    3. Plastic pedals only

Helmets: all cyclists must wear a helmet per Pierce County Code: “10.22.020 Bicycle Helmet Required.

A. Any person bicycling or riding as a bicycle passenger on or in tow of a bicycle upon any public area in unincorporated Pierce County shall wear an approved bicycle helmet designed for safety that meets or exceeds the standards adopted in Section 10.22.010 C., and shall have either the neck or chin strap of the helmet fastened securely while the bicycle is in motion.”

  1. All membership rules apply for admittance
  2. Entrance for bicycles will be located at the west end of the skate park
    1. Participants must show a valid membership card to the park attendant
  3. Park will be open Rain or Shine
  4. No bikes will be allowed in the building at anytime
  5. It will be the responsibility of participants to know their ability before attempting this activity

When can I Skate?

Mondays (no skateboards) BIKES ONLY 1:00 PM - CLOSE 
November 1 - March 31 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Dec. 24th & 31st Closed at 2:30 PM
April 1 - Memorial Day 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Memorial Day - Labor Day 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM 
Labor Day - October 31 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM 

When can I get a membership card made?


 Monday - Friday  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 Saturday & Sunday  12:30 - 6:00 PM

Rules & Regulations
    View / print Letter to Parents / Participants
    View / print Park Rules & Regulations

    Check In Procedures
  • All participants must check in at the front office prior to entering the skate park.
  • Only participants are allowed in the park. Spectators must go around through the mall gate for viewing.
  • Membership cards are required and free of charge for the first card. Replacement card fee is $5.
  • Over 18 need legal ID to register for membership.
  • Under 18 must have parent / legal guarding present to register.
  • No riding / skating inside the building.


The Harold E. Le May Skate Park at Sprinker Recreation Center is a result of a joint partnership between Pierce County Parks and Recreation and the Altrusa Foundation, a non-profit service organization.

The Altrusa Foundation applied for and received a State Development Grant for $275,000. The Altrusa Foundation raised an additional $150,000 toward the project and the Pierce County Parks and Recreation contributed the land and $125,0000 for the project.

Local skaters of all ages participated in the design process for the park.

The final design is a result of their efforts and participatio