Construction for the new skatepark started in the summer of 2022. The public grand opening/ribbon cutting will take place in the spring of 2023. Exact date is tbd.
Optimist Park is located in Port huron, Mi at 1400 Whipple St. street parking is available.
Optimist Skatepark in the news...
-July 2, 2022: NANCY WINZER & JACOB HAGER – OPTIMIST SKATE PARK
-Dec. 10, 2020: Second meeting set for Optimist skatepark design
-Dec. 2, 2019: Skaters on the hunt for final funds for Optimist skatepark
-Aug. 23, 2019: Skaters raise funds for $250,000 matching grant
-May 3, 2019: City raising funds for new skatepark at Optimist
-Aug. 6, 2018: PORT HURON RECEIVES $250,000 GRANT FOR SKATEPARK
Thank you to our sponsors...
-Skatepark Project (formerly the Tony Hawk Foundation)
-Community Foundation of St. Clair County
-Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan
-St. Clair County Parks and Recreation
-Michigan DNR Land and Water Conservation Fund
-ITC Holdings, Corp.
-Advia Credit Union
-multiple private donors
-supporters of our Skatepark Advisory Committee fundraisers