Safety Rules & Regulations

  • Use of this park is at your own risk. Know your abilities and skate within them. Exercise common sense and general courtesy to other riders. All users assume all risk of injury. The Town of Newtown and its agents are not responsible for injuries of any type. Skating as an extreme sport activity and is a hazardous activity. When you enter this facility you assume all risks and responsibilities which could result in serious physical injury.
  • Park hours are 8:00am until sunset.
  • Skating is not permitted when surface is wet and or frozen.
  • Skate park is for skateboarding, rollerblading and biking only. All other uses prohibited.
  • Spectators are not allowed in skate park area and should watch from the perimeter of skate park area for Safety.
  • Proper use of safety equipment (helmets, knee pads, elbow pads) is STRONGLY RECOMMEMDED! In accordance with State of CT helmet laws, it is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED that all skaters wear a helmet while riding in the park.
  • Tagging or graffiti is a means of destroying and defacing Town Property, and is strictly prohibited. Violators will be prosecuted.
  • Drugs, alcohol, tobacco products and glass containers are strictly prohibited. Violators will be prosecuted.
  • No unauthorized pieces of equipment, obstacles or apparatus may be brought into the skate area.
  • No minimum Age is required. However, anyone under the age of 10 must be supervised by an adult. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children under 10 not use skateboards without close adult supervision and that children younger than 5 not use them at all.
  • Shirts are required at all times.
  • We have a carry in / carry out trash policy. Please honor this policy by leaving the Park cleaner than you found it.
  • No pets are allowed in Dickinson Park or the skate park area.
  • Fighting, profanity, loud music or rude, disruptive behavior will result in ejection from the park.
  • Last but not least HAVE FUN!