Kearns Skatepark Information
Facility Issues and Concerns
- Hours – The Kearns Skate Park is open from 7:00 AM to dusk (no later than 9:00 PM). The County trespassing ordinance will be enforced after park is closed.
- Winter Hours - For safety reasons, the skate park will only be open when there is no snow or standing water in the park.
- Restrooms – Restrooms are unlocked for public use from 7:00 AM to dusk (no later than 9:00 PM) Monday-Friday; Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Restrooms are closed during winter months – November through March. If restrooms are locked during skate park operational hours, please call Park Operations at (385) 468-7275.
- Lighting – Security lighting will operate during non-operational hours. Light fixtures are baffled to minimize impacts to surrounding neighborhoods.
- Parking on Ed Mayne – No Parking is allowed on Ed Mayne roadway. Curbs are painted red and signage designates Ed Mayne roadway as a “No Parking Zone”.
- Allowed Skate Park Users – This is a non-motorized Skate Park. Only BMX bicycles without pegs, Skateboards, Rollerskates, and In-line Skates are allowed. All other wheeled devices are not permitted.
- Fence – The skate park is fenced with one entrance gate. This gate will be unlocked during operational hours. The gate may be locked for facility repair or behavioral issues.
- Security Cameras – Initially, security cameras will not be installed at the park. If bad behavior becomes uncontrollable, security cameras may be considered.
- Garbage – Salt Lake County provides garbage containers throughout Oquirrh Park. Garbage containers are located inside the skate park for convenient use.
- Graffiti – Graffiti is not allowed on any surface of the skate park. All graffiti will be removed promptly by Salt Lake County Park Operations. Report all tagging and graffiti to Salt Lake County Park Operations at (385) 468-7275.
- Bullying – Bullying is unacceptable behavior. To report bullying: First contact Kearns Recreation Center (385) 468-1715, Second contact the Unified Police Department 801-743-7000.
- Spectator Seating – An 8 foot turf grass buffer between the fence and skating surface is provided for spectator seating along with benches in two locations.
- Liability Issues – Skate at your own risk. This park is a non-supervised facility. Skateboarding and skating are hazardous recreational activities. Use of this facility may result in death, paralysis, brain damage, concussion, broken bones or other serious injury. Any use is at your own risk. Salt Lake County does not assume any responsibility for injuries. The use of protective equipment, including helmets, knee and elbow pads and wrist guards are strongly recommended.
Who Should You Call?
For management problems, general concerns, and questions call:
- Park Operations (385) 468-7275
For Programming concerns and recommendations call:
- Kearns Recreation Center (385) 468-1715
To report graffiti, noise disruption, trespassers, etc. call:
- Unified Police Dept. Dispatch (801) 743-7000
- Graffiti – Graffiti is a criminal offense and will be treated as such by any officer responding. Graffiti removal should be done ASAP by County Parks after documentation. Photo documentation is appreciated.
- Trespassing After Hours of Operation – Trespassing after hours will be treated criminally by responding officers.
- Bullying/Language Issues – Minor behavior issues can be handled by Kearns Rec Center staff when they become aware and should be documented. Staff may respond with counseling or excluding (trespassing) violators per policy. Repeat or serious offenses should be reported to police and will be treated criminally.
- Noise – Users are subject to Salt Lake County’s Noise Ordinance. Stereos and other music players are prohibited.
- Patrolling Ed Mayne & Traffic/ Pedestrian Crossing – Traffic laws including jaywalking and illegal parking will be enforced. Regular patrols can deal with violators as observed. Report parking or traffic issues to the Unified Police Department.