Skate Right through Summer in Sandy, UT

Sandy home to Lone Peak Skate Park

Professional real estate manby Joel Carson
President/Principal Broker
Utah Real Estate
SLBR 2012 ‘Salesperson of the Year’

Boy on skateboardRight about now youngsters throughout Utah are celebrating their new-found freedom from school. If you’re a parent, you know the celebration song doesn’t last long. Soon children will be uttering the words, “I’m borrrrred.” If you live in a Sandy, Utah home, you know this forward-thinking city really “gets it.” The urban city in a suburban setting offers residents recreation opportunities for kids of all ages!

Today I’d like to tell you about just one of the amazing outdoor venues in Sandy. Lone Peak Park is a skater’s paradise and a parent’s best friend on those dog days of summer. The park is located at 100th south 700 East in Sandy and it features 28.8 acres of fun, including an amazing skate park. It’s the second largest developed park in the Sandy Parks System. Other amenities include:

  • indoor pavilion
  • 3 outdoor lighted pavilions
  • 3 full sized soccer fields
  • 2 baseball/softball fields
  • score keepers building
  • concession stand
  • 2 playgrounds
  • 1 basketball court
  • walking/jogging path surrounding the park

The pavilions are available for reservation in case you’re planning a family get-together, a church gathering, or a fun barbecue with friends. Sandy homes for sale are plentiful and all located just a short distance from this park.

Skate Right through Summer

The Lone Peak Skate Park is suitable for people of all ages and abilities who love to skateboard, practice in-line skating and ride BMX freestyle bikes.

These are high-adventure outdoor activities and as long as everyone plays it safe, their great exercise. Remember park administrators require:

  • Kneepads
  • elbow pads
  • wrist guards

Park Hours Set for Summer

The skate park is open on Saturdays 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for children ages 12 and under and their parents.

Check out the city’s Parks and Recreation for “Family Night” dates. During Family Night even toddler bikes are allowed!

Public restrooms are available April 15 to Oct. 15. Soda and water are available from vending machines. Make sure your children stay well hydrated. There are phones available inside the park so skaters and bikers can check in with their families.

If you’re looking for a great family community, Sandy, UT is the place to be. Browse our Sandy home listings online 24/7 at today. Call or text me at 801-673-3333 for help finding your little piece of the American Dream. Send an email to

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