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FLL Working Group – Constituent Meeting

On 17.05.22 the inaugural meeting of the working group was held in Bonn at FLL to revise the recommendation for the design, construction and maintenance of bike and skate facilities: Ralf Maier was elected by the members as head of the working group. Already in 2013, Ralf Maier was the head of the AK for the initial preparation of the regulations.

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Skatepark Bonn – Official opening

The second section of the skatepark Bonn, planned by us and built by Rampture, will now be officially opened on 28.05.2022! Following the opening ceremony by the city of Bonn and the operating association SuBCulture Bonn e.V., there will be a contest in both new bowls. All information about the registration and the contest itself can be found on the page of the association.  

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Skatepark extension Kreutztal – construction site update 28th April

When we visited the construction site of the Kreutztal extension, large parts of the concrete work had already been completed and another flat was being smoothed. A day on the job for our Girls Day visitor. Viola age 13 was able to experience first hand how the construction phase in Kreuztal is going. After sweeping the bowl herself she was able to draw some of her own lines… When we visited the construction site of the Kreutztal extension, large parts […]

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Halle-Westfalen Skatepark and Pumptrack – Start of Construction

Construction of the new park in Halle-Westfahlen began on May 2nd. In addition to a skatepark made of in-situ concrete, a wooden miniramp, a pumptrack and kidstrack as well as a parkour and calisthenics facility are being built here. Planning for the project is being done in collaboration with landscape architects Alfred Uhlenberg – Markus Illgas Landschaftsarchitekten AKNW/BDLA, who planned the adjacent sports field and beach volleyball courts. The execution for the pump track and kid track is done by […]

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Landscapearchitect wandet!

Landscape Architect B.Sc/M.Sc of Science/Engineering (m/f/d) – Full Time Maier Landscape Architecture / Concrete Landscapes is Germany’s leading office for skate and bike facilities and is looking for reinforcement (m/f/d) in full-time with immediate effect. We mainly design sports and leisure facilities such as skate, BMX and MTB facilities as well as parkour and calisthenics facilities. Furthermore we plan and realize extraordinary social projects all over the world for example in Afghanistan, Palestine, Namibia, Uganda and many more.

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Skatepark Flensburg – groundbreaking 4th June 2022

On Whitsun Saturday, construction of the new skatepark will begin in Flensburg, next to the Bikepark Schlachthof. At the same time the “Butcher Jam” will take place at the Bikepark.  

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Skatepark Meerbusch – Construction progress 28th April

The construction work of the new skatepark in Meerbusch is slowly coming to an end. The concrete work is finished, the dirt track is in place and bike stands as well as benches and trash cans have been installed. During the site visit, the kidstrack has already been asphalted. We are very much looking forward to the opening of the new facility.

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Architecture Day NRW 2022

We will participate again this year in the Day of Architecture NRW 2022. For this we would like to invite you to a guided tour of the new sports and leisure park in Dortmund-Hombruch. The tour will take place on June 18, 2022 from 12 pm to 2 pm. Tour address: Kieferstraße 32 44225 Dortmund-Hombruch Youth Center Epi Further information about the “Day of Architecture NRW 2022” can be found under the following link: We will participate again this […]

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Pumptrack Ratingen – Participation workshop

  The old BMX track on Dieselstraße in Ratingen-West is to be developed into a pumptrack. The Youth Office and the City Green Department had invited to a planning meeting at the playground on Thursday, April 21st at 5 pm. Children and young people who are interested in developing the course together with the landscape architect Ralf Maier from Cologne, who is well-known in the skate and pumptrack scene, were cordially invited to attend. A pumptrack is a mountain bike […]

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Official opening of the skatepark Gelsenkirchen Hassel

  On April 12th, the new skatepark in the district park Hassel was now officially opened. The press event was attended by Christoph Heidenreich from the city’s planning department, Matthias Gernhardt from the Hassel.Bertlich.Westerholt district office, urban planner Lisann Pohlmann and Iris Guder from the youth department of the city of Gelsenkirchen. The facility is used by local users in large numbers and with great pleasure. You can read about the press event in detail via the following links. City […]

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Project Skatepark Bad Neuenahr – user participation May 4th, 2022

We have become familiar with the planning for the new skatepark in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler. For this purpose, there will be a participation workshop on 4th May at 5 pm, where local users are invited to contribute their ideas and wishes. The workshop will take place at the supply station of the non-profit association „Die AHRche e.V.“ at Kalvarienbergstraße 1, in 53474 Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler. The project Skatepark Bad-Neuenahr is co-supported by „skate-aid“ and is accompanied by Titus Dittmann, the founder of […]

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Bonn Bowls – Session March 27

On March 27, Chris Peiffer was at the Bonn Skatepark with a couple of skate buddies for a photo session. Pictures: ©ChrisPeiffer

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Dortmund Hombruch – opening at the beginning of summer

The new skate and bike park in the Dortmund district of Hombruch, is expected to officially open in early summer 2022.

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Deutsches Architektenblatt – Article on the Reesepark in Augsburg

The latest issue 04/22 of the magazine “Deutsches Architektenblatt” deals among other things with the sportive use of open spaces, which has become much more important in the Corona crisis. More information about the article can be found here.

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Skatepark Meerbusch – Construction progress 30.03.2022

The new skatepark, with dirt pump track and kid track, in Meerbusch is close to completion. Only a few concrete surfaces and the asphalting of the Kidstrack are still missing.

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Skatepark Kreuztal – Start of construction of the extension

Last week the construction work of the skatepark extension started in Kreutztal. Here arises the (possibly) longest ledge in all of Germany?!

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Gelsenkirchen skatepark is released

The new skatepark in the district park Hasselt, Gelsenkirchen, is now open for use!

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Aktivpark Berlin Marzahn-Hellersdorf – 2nd Workshop on the Skatepark

On March 18 and 19, the second user participation, for the planning of the new skate and bike park in the Aktivpark Marzhan-Hellersdorf in Berlin took place. Participants again had the opportunity to contribute their ideas and wishes for the planning of the new facility. These suggestions will be taken into account in the design planning and integrated as far as possible.

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Meerbusch – Skatepark and Pumptrack – Construction progress 17th March

The construction of the new skatepark and pumptrack in Meerbusch is in full swing. Beside further obstacles the flat of the bowl was concreted this week. Also earth-modeled pumptrack is now taking shape in full swing.

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Nepal Butwal – Skatepark Opening 5th March 2022

Nepal is a historically rich and beautiful country in South Asia and has been rapidly developing and modernizing, with the goal of leaving the United Nations “Least Developed Countries” category by 2022. In 2015, Nepal was hit by a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that left many parts of the country in ruins. The introduction of a new social infrastructure in Nepal is another crucial step for the reconstruction and development of the country. The skate-aid foundation wants to be part […]

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2nd participation workshop for the new skatepark in the Active Park Hellersdorf

In the second workshop the preliminary design will be presented to the participants for discussion and elaboration. All user groups (skate, BMX, scooter, inline skates, WCMX) are explicitly welcome. Come to the workshop and bring your ideas, wishes and friends! When? 18.03. | 15°°- 19°° 19.03. | 10°°- 14°° Where? House Sonneneck Alt-Hellersdorf 29 12629 Berlin

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Nepal Butwal – Skatepark Opening

On March 5th the new Dhunga skate-aid skatepark in Butwal will be officially opened. For this celebration Ralf Maier, together with the skate-aid team Tobi, Maik and Titus Dittmann will be visiting Butwal. The skatepark was realized in cooperation by the skate-aid foundation and the non-profit organization Yuwa for Change.

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Meerbusch – Construction progress 16th February

In Meerbusch the new skatepark and pumptrack takes its first contours. The coping of the Kidneybowl and other “obstacles” have already been set.

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Gelsenkirchen – Construction progress 15th February

In Gelsenkirchen Hassel the construction of the skatepark is progressing again after a “bad weather break”. The concrete work can be completed presumably in the coming weeks.

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Dortmund Hombruch – construction progress 15 February

The new skatepark in Dortmund will soon be ready. Recently, the road construction work could be completed. Likewise, the first blades of grass sprout from the ground, which provide a comfortable lying surface in the summer. In the coming weeks, lighting systems will be installed.

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Eckernförde movement park – competition concept

We submitted a holistic concept with design plans for the competition to build a new exercise park with skate park in Eckernförde. The concept resumes the original use as an allotment garden colony and offers besides the use as a skate park a natural recreation area for all citizens. Design concept The competition area is located west of the city center at Windebyer Noor and establishes the connection between urbanity and nature. These aspects are also reflected in the previous […]

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Wegberg Skatepark – safety acceptance test

On 17 January 2022 we were for the safety acceptance of the, recently completed, skatepark in Wegberg.

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Neuhof an der Zenn Pumptrack – safety acceptance test

On December 8, 2021 we were in Neuhof an der Zenn for the safety inspection of the recently completed pump track.

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Sennfeld Skatepark – safety acceptance test

On October 14, 2021 we were for the safety acceptance of the, recently completed, skatepark in Sennfeld.

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Meerbusch Skatepark and Bike Facility – Start of Construction

In Meerbusch the construction for the new skate and bike facility started on January 26th. It is planned a skatepark with streetelements and a small bowl, as well as a dirttrack and a kidspumptrack.