Erie Colorado Street League certified skate park

Erie, Colorado is ready to launch a landmark for skate boarding like no where in the world.

The Erie Community Skate Park is coming in at a cost of over $1,000,000 (that’s million!) , and a size of almost 17,000 square feet.

What’s unique about this park is that it’s apparently the world’s first permanent Street League certified skate park.

The park’s been under construction since August 2012, and it opened on Saturday the 12th.

The owner of Public Eye Skateboards, Michael Torian said, “This park …is a replica of the Street League competitive course.

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Street League Skateboarding was launched by Rob Dyrdek who is a pro skateboarder, and MTV personality. He says that Street League is one of the world’s pre-eminent competitive series for pro skateboarders. Never heard of Dyrdek, well most of your kids have, and you’ve seen one of his logos, for DC shoes everywhere, you just might not have put the two together.

Torian, from Public Eye, who has a store in Lafayette, and a new show in Erie says “Street League is the NFL of professional skateboarding”.

I think it’s pretty amazing that Erie Colorado, formerly known decades ago for  nearby landfills, outdoor shooting ranges and dirt roads has become an amazing growth community for people from all over Boulder county and all over the US. The former town mayor along with many developers brought in community centers, a library, tons of great commercial and residential development, all focused around some intelligent master planning.

We’re likely to see nationally televised competition events with many of the top-named professional skate boarders to hit local streets and parks.

Erie already has under its belt 27 softball tournaments scheduled for this year on nearby fields, a top notch velodrome under construction, and with this addition of the skate park, the uber-sport mentality may look to spread farther east in Boulder county quite soon. Some say Erie is becoming a sports mecca.

It’s another way Erie is breaking ground to take youth, meaning those say between 12 and 20 or so, off the street and in a place where they can get some ‘board’ time instead of ‘bored’ time. Goodbye Xbox, hello Street League!

Zachary Epps, GRI, ABR, REALTOR®, Eco-Broker®, full-time RE/MAX professional, and author of

The Boulder Real Estate and Neighborhood Guide 

The Boulder Condo Guide 

The Home Buyer’s Handbook

Call, text, or email me today!… I’d seriously enjoy having the opportunity to talk to you about your plans if you’re moving, or if you know someone who is considering a move, and needs some straight answers.

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