Shaw Millennium Park - Calgary, Alberta
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Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildwoodke
N 51° 02.775 W 114° 05.491
11U E 703865 N 5658993
Quick Description: This skateboard park is one of the best in the world and is located in Calgary, Alberta.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 5/11/2007 8:33:10 AM
Waymark Code: WM1HDN
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
Views: 186

Long Description:
Shaw Millennium Park (SMP) is North America's largest free outdoor, 24 hour skatepark located at 1220 9th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on the Westside of downtown (Southwest of the TELUS World of Science). Pay parking is available onsite off of 11th Street before the Mewata Armoury and also through the entrance of the TELUS World of Science. SMP is a five minute walk from the end of the downtown C-Train.

Amenities include: 75,000 square feet of skateable surface, basketball courts, four sand volleyball courts, family park with cascade fountain, Millennium clock, public washrooms/drinking fountain, laser lights, and seasonal skatepark monitors (mid June to mid September), concession available at TELUS World of Science.

This park has many many many transitions and lines. Lots of various sized ledges and rails. Has Beginner park with Pool, ledges and rails(small sized) Intermediate park consists of medium sized rails and ledges with a double drop (8' tall). It also has a HUGE roll-in, that goes over a pyramid and off a ramp (usually clearing barrels and barriers. Expert area is one of a kind. Complete with a 30' tall fullpipe...15'vert pipe and 9' vert pipe lead into the full pipe. The clover bowl (various sized sections: 4', 10, 14') and has 9' quaterpipes leading straight off a launch/booter style kicker type thing.

Over 1000 users per day come to this excellent outdoor park. Also in the area are basketball and beach volleyball.
Address:
1220 9th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta Canada


Are bikes allowed?: No

Do you have to pay? If so whats the cost.: Free

Inside or outside?: Outdoor

Are you a skateboarder.: No

Saftey gear required.: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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