Indoor Skate Park (Kingston, Ontario)

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Kingston, Ontario Canada.

The home of the Hip, breeding grounds for overly talented artists and athletes, has seen a huge decline in skateboarding due to the cities ideals of cutting everything in half and police ticketing people who skate on the streets.

Our main skatepark was cut in half literally to a fraction of its size. Our new skatepark is located in the most dangerous area of the city, stopping parents from taking their children there which is also so far out of the way for the majority of skateboarders in the city. I, Zen Starwalker (Musician) have come to the conclusion that this city needs a indoor skateboarding facility immediately. 

There are over 500 skateboarders in this city with no solid place to practice and especially nowhere to compete, putting a huge halt on progression. 

Not only would this benefit local skateboarders, it would bring in skaters from all over the world including Pro's and kids who have no where else to turn when they are faced with life changes. Skateboarding has been known to keep kids off of drugs, placed into a positive environment and kept out of trouble. 

This city is so focused on preserving our heritage that they council often rejects any idea's that could bring more tourists and income to the businesses locally. With the most popular University in Canada at it's heart, you would think they would be more attuned to providing for the youth. 

Here is two of many video's people have made about skateboarding changing lives

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIYfm6muZ7o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEWspwurnvg

Please sign this petition and help us help the youth.

Sincerely, Zen Starwalker