- A place for skateboarder's, BMX Bikes and in-line skater's
Now Open!!! The project is now fully funded!!!
Featuring a 6 foot full half pipe, 8 foot 1/4 pipe, and a 7 foot vertical wall
All at no cost to the taxpayer to boot!
Official Rules and Regulations as adopted by the Board of Selectmen
12/22/2005 Lighting Equipment Arrives at Skate Park
06/11/2005 Opening Day Ceremony
06/05/2005 construction photos
As of 6/11/05, the skate park is open for use. Be safe and have fun!
The Pelham Skate Park Committee (35 students) has been dormant since November 2003 as the group leaders continued to raise funds and worked with contractors on construction. Our main source of funding has come from two grants from the Hillsborough County Commissioners for $64,000.
|Form Committee||Completed November 2003|
|Create goals, objectives and design||Completed November 2003|
|Determine funding methods||Completed November 2003|
|Harley Fund raiser||Completed April 2004|
|Apply for grants||Completed May 2004|
|Site preparation||Completed June 2004|
|100' x 100' paving||Completed June 2004|
|Complete formal RFP for vendors||Completed February 2005|
|BOS Award BID||Completed March 2005 (Awarded to BASR for $55,000)|
|Determine lighting fund raisers ($15k needed)||Completed April 2005|
|Begin Construction||Completed Started April 1st 2005|
|Complete Skate Park Construction||Completed June 11, 2005|
|Delivery of Lighting||Completed December 2005|
|Complete Lighting Construction||Completed 2010|
|Complete Emergency Shelter||Completed Spring 2007 - Donated|
Here is our breakdown on how we raised funds to build the skate park. All funding has been raised through fund raisers, grants and cash donations. No money for any part of this project has been raised local taxes.
|Grant #1 - Fall 2004 Hillsborough County Commissioners||$47,000|
|Grant #2 - Fall 2006 Hillsborough County Commissioners||$17,000|
|Fundraiser - Harley Raffle (Click here)||$33,000|
|Lighting Fundraiser Goal of $15,000 (3 contributors as of 6/5/2005)||$2,250|
|Harley Raffle Payout||($15,000)|
|Site preparation - grading site||($1,000)|
|Paving 100' x 100' area (labor donated)||($8,900)|
|Skate Park Construction||($55,000)|
|Lighting (estimated cost $11,500)||($11,500)|
|Emergency Shelter (A small pavilion with a roof to seek refuge during an electrical storm) (estimated cost ($5,000 - target sprint 2006)||0
|Security camera ($2,500 - target fall 2005)||0|
Remaining Budget for project
Money needed to complete project
Total Project Cost:
A $17,000 grant was received in the fall of 2005 for lighting and the emergency shelter. Due to recent violent electrical storms, the emergency shelter is a place for the kids and parents to duck under during rain down pours or lighting.
RFP Awarded on 3/15/05
Qualified bidders were invited to submit a design / build proposal for the skate park in accordance with the attached RFP. Bids were due March 4th, 3:00pm EST. The winning bidder was notified on Tuesday, March 15th, 2005.
Download the Skate Park RFP by Clicking Here
Awarded to BASR (Bike and Skateboard Ramps) of Derry NH
by action of the Board of Selectmen on 3/15/05
Fixed price contract: $55,000