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Skate Park Signage / Rules & Regulations

Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 9:37 am by Yann Curtis

Skate park rules and regulations inform participants on how to safely enjoy the facility. Skate park users vary in age and skill level. Much like any public park, skate park signage should be concise, easy to read and positioned at the entrance of the facility. In most ways these rules are very similar to traditional parks found in a public park system. Rules regarding hours of operation, emergency phone numbers, placing trash in receptacles and respecting fellow users are all very common topics to include in skate park signage. Rules particular to skate parks may include recommending helmet usage and identifying what sport(s) are allowed to use the facility, just to mention a few. Refer to your State’s law for the legal disclaimer limiting the liability of a government for damages related to skate park activity.  Each State’s legal disclaimer will vary and it is important to consult your legal department before inclusion to the skate park sign.

Welcome to the Skate Park

Park Hours: 6:30am to 10:00pm Unless otherwise posted

Use this facility at your own risk

  • Usage is intended for skateboards and BMX freestyle bikes
  • Be responsible - this park is not supervised
  • Safety First - helmets and other protective gear are highly recommended
  • Be respectful of others - no fighting or foul language
  • Clean up after yourself - do not leave trash on or around the skate park
  • Please no gum, food or drinks on the skate park surface
  • All other City of Alvin Park Rules apply

For emergencies call 911
To report damage call xxx-xxx-xxxx

TEXAS LAW (CHAPTER 75, CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE) LIMITS THE LIABILITY OF A GOVERNMENTAL UNIT FOR DAMAGES ARISING DIRECTLY FROM HOCKEY, IN-LINE HOCKEY, SKATING, IN-LINE SKATING, ROLLER-SKATING, SKATEBOARDING, ROLLER-BLADING, OR SOAP BOX DERBY USE ON PREMISES THAT THE GOVERNMENTAL UNIT OWNS, OPERATES, OR MAINTAINS FOR THAT PURPOSE.

 

Another example of public skate park rules from the City of McKinney:

Be sure to post these rules on the City’s website. Skate park users may refer to these rules before going to the skate park. The City of Boerne, Texas have clearly stated their skate park’s rules online.  Have questions about skate park rules and regulations? Please Contact Us.

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Disclaimer: SPA Skateparks is not offering legal advice. Consult your legal department for acceptable skate park rules.