It feels like its been years since we started the Willard Skatepark process. Some of you will remember the 4 design meetings held throughout Indianapolis, when the Indy Skatepark Advocates and Hunger worked with the Englewood neighborhood to come up with a vision and design for the park. All that work lead to the awarding of a grant, and the design/build for the project went out last November. We were awarded the bid, and are excited to get started on refining the design to fit the new budget. The new design will be around 1/2 the size of the original. Build is expected to be finished by Fall 2021.
UPDATE! There is a push to build a second phase of the skatepark, which would complete the entire footprint of the design. JOIN US IN GIVING INDIANAPOLIS IT’S FIRST PROPER “IN THE HEART OF THE CITY” SKATEPARK TO HONOR THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF ETHAN WILLIAMS. CURRENT SUPPORTERS INCLUDE THE NFL REFEREE’S UNION, TONY HAWK’S “THE SKATEPARK PROJECT” ORGANIZATION AND OTHERS, BUT WE NEED YOU TO HIT OUR GOAL OF $230,000! Information can be found at Indy Skatepark Advocates.
We will announce on social media any new design meetings so you can participate in the new design process. Here is our design work so far: