Sprinker Skateboard Park
Harold E. LeMay Skateboard Park
14824 'C' Street South
Tacoma, WA 98444 (map)
The Harold E. LeMay Skateboard Park is one of the largest all concrete skateboard parks in the state. Located behind Sprinker Recreation Center adjacent to the new baseball fields, it is open to all skill levels and features:
- A peanut bowl with pool coping 9' and 11' in depth
- An out-of-sight snake run from 8'-11' deep
- A 10' vert wall
- 14' clamshell
- Half pipes
- Rails and steps
- Multiple shade structures and bleachers for families and viewing
|Memorial Day - May 30||CLOSED|
|July 1 - September 5, 2023||9:00 AM - 8:00 PM; No new skaters are allowed to enter the skateboard park after 7:30 PM|
|SEPT. 5, 2023 - JANUARY 2024||CLOSED for the Sprinker Outdoor Improvement Project construction|
|New Year's Day||CLOSED|
Membership cards are required to enter the skateboard park. Membership cards are available during normal office hours with proper ID.
- Participants over the age of 18 need legal ID to register for a membership.
- Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent/legal guarding with legal ID present to register for a membership.
- Please be prepared to have a photo taken when the membership card is made.
- Membership cards are free of charge for the first card. Replacement card fee is $5.
Skateboard Park Rules & Regulations
Check In Procedures:
- All participants must check in at the control room prior to entering the skate park with their membership cards.
- Only participants are allowed in the park. Spectators must go around through the mall gate for viewing.
- No riding / skating inside the building.
Posted Rules & Regulations
- Membership Cards Required
- Skateboards / Scooters / In-Line Skates / 20' Bikes* only
- Skate/Bike at own risk; know your limits
- Helmets REQUIRED for all users under age 18 and all bikers regardless of age
- Protective gear is recommended for all users
- The park is monitored by Pierce County Parks & Recreation
- County assumes no responsibilities for injuries or personal property damage
- Skate & bike respectfully
- Use care to avoid injury to yourself and others
- Food, drink, glass objects prohibited in skating area
- Possession of alcoholic beverages prohibited
- Sprinker is a non-smoking facility (includes vapes, ecig, hookah)
- Animals prohibited
- Alterations to park of any kind prohibited
- Loud inappropriate music and/or lyrics prohibited
- Physical & verbal abuse or public disturbances prohibited
- Loitering prohibited
- Park may be closed during inclement weather or special events
*Bicycles are allowed in the skateboard park under the following conditions:
- 20” wheel bicycles only (no trikes or training wheels)
- 20” designation can be located on the tire
- Metal pegs must have plastic covers on before entering park
- Plastic pedals only
- All cyclists must wear a helmet per Pierce County Code: “10.22.020 Bicycle Helmet Required.
"Any person bicycling or riding as a bicycle passenger on or in tow of a bicycle upon any public area in unincorporated Pierce County shall wear an approved bicycle helmet designed for safety that meets or exceeds the standards adopted in Section 10.22.010 C., and shall have either the neck or chin strap of the helmet fastened securely while the bicycle is in motion.”
Opened on October 29, 2005, the Harold E. Le May Skate Park at Sprinker Recreation Center is a result of a joint partnership between Pierce County Parks and Recreation and the Altrusa Foundation, a non-profit service organization.
The Altrusa Foundation applied for and received a State Development Grant for $275,000. The Altrusa Foundation raised an additional $150,000 toward the project and the Pierce County Parks and Recreation contributed the land and $125,0000 for the project.
Local skaters of all ages participated in the design process for the park. The final design is a result of their efforts and participation.