skatepark


Lawton Skatepark is located near the corner of Clinton Street and 4th Street in downtown Fort Wayne. The Skatepark's 20,000 square foot facility has 9 tons of reinforced steel, 500 cubic yards of concrete, and is lit at night (requires a button to be pressed) until the park closes.

The park is surrounded by an 8' fence and has one turn-style entry at the east side. There are beginner, intermediate and advanced areas and has bowls, ramps, and "fun boxes" that imitate city scape. The most advanced bowl has a 9' drop off!

Hours for the facility are the same as all parks-open at 6:00 a.m. and closed at 11:00 p.m. during the season. The facility will close dependent on the weather and is generally closed during the winter months.

The lights at the park will turn off at 10:45 p.m., so that skaters will know it’s time to go home since the park officially closes at 11:00 p.m.

Please note, BMX bikes are not allowed in the Skatepark.

Lawton Skate Park Clean Ups
2nd Sunday of every month, 1:00 p.m.
Lawton Skate Park, 1600 N Clinton St.

Girls Skate Fort Wayne is leading a skate park clean up initiative. Join them on the 2nd Sunday of each month, weather permitting. Participants are encouraged to bring work gloves. GSFW will provide trash bags, buckets, and other supplies needed to spruce up the skate park. GSFW is a local initiative of creating a safe, inclusive environment for all skaters. So despite the name, dudes can come out and help as well! For more information please contact Kellie at 427-6005 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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