Waynesville Skate Park

The Waynesville Skate Park is a concrete 8,000 square foot surface. The park does contain lights, but not restrooms. This is an unsupervised skate park. Any use of this facility is at your own risk. Use of this facility may result in serious injury. It is free of charge. 

Please note: Bikes are not allowed at the Waynesville Skate Park

In case of serious injury do not move the injured person. All skating shall cease immediately. Dial 911 - you are located at 285 Vance Street in Waynesville.

Contact & Address

  • Phone: 828.456.2030
  • Fax: 828.456.2034
  • Address: 285 Vance Street, Waynesville, NC, 28786

Operating Hours

  • Dawn to 10:00pm

Specific Rules & Guidelines for the Waynesville Skate Park

  • Avoid skating when skate park surfaces are wet or icy.
  • No motorized equipment is allowed in the skate park.
  • Every person riding a skate board or skating in the facility must wear a helmet, elbow pads and knee pads. Any person failing to do so is subject to citation.
  • Drugs, alcohol, glass containers, tobacco products, profanity, fighting, horseplay and destroying or defacing public property are prohibited. Vandalism, including graffiti, stickers and tagging are illegal. If this occurs, it may require the park to be closed temporarily. Violators will be prosecuted.
  • Food and beverages are not allowed on the skate area.
  • No one under the age of 8 is allowed without adult supervision.
  • No spectators are allowed in the skate area.
  • The Town of Waynesville reserves the right to revoke the use of the skate park by individuals who violate the rules and regulations of the skate park.
  • Events, lessons and other organized activities require written permission from the Town of Waynesville.
  • No other items, such as benches, tables, portable ramps or equipment may be used in the skate park.
  • Under North Carolina law, no governmental entity or public employee who has complied with G.S. 99E-23 shall be liable to any person who voluntarily participates in hazardous recreation activities for any damage or injury to property or persons that arise out of a person's participation in the activity and that takes place in an area designated for the activity.
  • Make no modifications to the skating surface.

Rules & Guidelines for all Parks

  • The Town of Waynesville is not responsible for lost or stolen articles.
  • Park users must be aware that participation in any physical activity or program could have inherent and unforeseen risks that may cause injury, harm or death.
  • Anyone taking part in a program or activity sponsored by the Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department must assume the risks associated with such participation and be responsible for taking proper precautions.
  • No one under the age of 18 years may smoke on Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department property.NO alcoholic beverages, drugs, fire arms or other weapons, or gambling are allowed on Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department property.
  • Vandalism, defacing of property, loitering or use of profanity will not be tolerated. Restitution will be required for any misuse.
  • Any expression of physical or verbal abuse, or acts of intimidation, harassment, or other threatening behavior directed towards any staff member or park user will result in suspension and/or legal action.
  • Using the Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department property for personal gain or profit is prohibited unless given permission by the Department.

Directions to the Waynesville Skate Park from Asheville, NC

  • Take I-40 West and take Exit 27
  • Follow Highway 23/74 West to Exit 102 and turn right on to Russ Avenue (276 South)
  • Go under bridge to second red light and at light turn left on to Howell Mill Road
  • Go 1/2 mile and turn right on to Vance Street and see the Center on the left
  • Keep going down Vance Street - see Waynesville Skate Park on right and park in lot

Directions to the Waynesville Skate Park from Sylva, NC

  • Follow 23/74 East to Exit 102A
  • Turn right on to Russ Avenue  (276 South) and go to second red light
  • Turn left on to Howell Mill Road and go 1/2 mile and turn right on Vance Street
  • See the Center on the left
  • Keep going down Vance Street - see Waynesville Skate Park on right and park in lot