Public Health Advisory

Modified operations due to COVID-19:
Parks and trails open with temporary use and distancing rules.
Basketball courts closed | Playgrounds open

Juniper Swim & Fitness Center: Fitness and swimming open
Summer registration open and programs underway

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PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: For all BPRD parks and trails
It’s summer and you want to play. It’s okay; you can with a few reminders:
  • Distancing is a must when you visit a Bend Park & Recreation District park, trail, recreation center and even the river.
  • Stay six feet from others, indoors and out.
  • Wash hands before and after any visit to a park or trail.
  • Visit less popular parks and trails or at less popular times.
  • Go only with your household or small groups. No large groups.
  • Keep dogs on leash; It’s the law in Bend except at designated off leash areas.
  • Bring your own drinking water. Drinking fountains are not available.
  • If you are sick, stay home.
  • Learn More.
    Pine-Nursery-Skatepath

    Pine Nursery Skatepath

    Address: 3750 NE Purcell Boulevard
    Pine Nursery Park’s skatepath is open from dawn until dusk in dry conditions.
    The approximately 4,000 square foot skatepath includes:

    • Smooth Skatepath around Pine Nursery Park
    • Restrooms, picnic shelters and other amenities close to the skatepath

    Ponderosa Skatepark

    Address: 225 SE 15th Street
    Ponderosa Park’s
     skatepark is open from dawn until dusk in dry conditions.
    The approximately 4,000 square foot skatepath includes:

    • Half-pipe section
    • Multiple quarter pipe sections
    • Two sets of stairs
    • A variety of wedges, hips and ledges
    • Grind rails and ledges
    • Radius wave
    • Pump bumps and radius wave
    • Restrooms, picnic shelters and other amenities close to the skatepark
    • Bikes and motorized vehicles are not permitted.

    Watch Ponderosa skatepark flyover video

    Rockridge-Park-Skatepark

    Rockridge Skatepark

    Address: 20885 Egypt Drive
    Rockridge Park’s skatepark is open from dawn until dusk in dry conditions.
    The approximately 11,000-square-foot skatepark includes:

    • “Lunar-landscape” design
    • Street & bowl features
    • Soft “drop-in” entrances and exit
    • Seasonal restrooms, picnic shelters and other amenities close to the skatepath.
    • Bikes and motorized vehicles are not permitted.

    Stone Creek Skate Spot

    Address: 61531 SE Stone Creek Lane Bend, OR 97702
    Stone Creek Park’s Skate Spot is open from dawn until dusk in dry conditions.
    This skate spot is a mini-skate park with three main features: box, flat rail and ramp

    Boy on scooter on skatepark features

    The Pavilion Skatepark Features

    Address: 1001 SW Bradbury Way Bend, Oregon 97702
    The skatepark features at The Pavilion are open for select hours during the summer. There is a fee. View Open Skate schedule here. During this skate time, riders must wear a helmet. Skateboards, inline skates, roller skates and scooters welcome. Sorry, no bikes.

    Skateboarding at Juniper Park in Bend Oregon

    Get tricky.

    Learn more about skateboarding activities
    & camps at Bend Parks and Recreation.
    See current offerings.

    Skatepark Do’s & Don’ts


    The Do’s:

    • Use the park from dawn until dusk.
    • Use the park only when it’s dry.
    • Maintain control and share the park with others.
    • Protect yourself. Helmets, elbow and knee pads and other protective equipment are strongly recommended.
    • Keep the skatepark clean. Keep food, drinks and glass away from the skatepark surface and place trash in receptacles.
    • If someone is acting inappropriately, be a mentor and share tips on skatepark etiquette.
    • Ponderosa skatepark is unsupervised. Use at your own risk and within your own abilities.
    • Be aware: Skateboarding and other appropriate uses of the park are high risk recreation activities that may result in serious injury. BPRD does not assume responsibility for injuries.

    The Don’ts:

    • Avoid using the skatepark when wet or icy.
    • Do not modify the skatepark or bring outside ramps, boxes or other devices.
    • Food and drinks and drinks are not allowed on the skate surface.
    • Glass containers are not allowed in the park.
    • Use and/or possession of alcohol, tobacco products and or drugs is prohibited.
    • Littering, graffiti, stickers and tagging are not allowed.
    • Avoid using abusive, threatening and obscene language and behavior.
    • No pets are allowed in the skate area.
    • Motorized vehicles, scooters and bikes are prohibited.
    • Amplified sound is not allowed except by permit.