Kona Skatepark Phase One

$1,805 of $50k goal

Raised by 41 people in 18 months
Kona Skatepark was established in Jacksonville, FL in the summer of 1977 and has endured the test of time.  Listed in the 2014 Guinnness World Book of Records as the "Oldest Surviving Skatepark" comes with some big responsibilities.  Over the past thirty-eight years Kona has hosted countless events, demonstrations and tours, and created invaluable memories and expereinces for multiple generations of Skateboarders, BMX'ers and Inline Skaters.  As we approach our 40th Anniversary we must address the serious needs of the vintage concrete that has defined Kona over the years.  Now you have the opportunity to be a part of the process and leave your mark on one of the most iconic places in Action Sports.
For an in depth story, check out this link to a recent article that was published in a local community magazine, "The Folio Weekly".
http://folioweekly.com/CONCRETE-RENEWAL,13828
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$1,805 of $50k goal

Raised by 41 people in 18 months
Created October 15, 2015
Martin Ramos  
RM
$20
Reid Meadows
4 months ago

Thank you for making my dream for this morning come true. I will definitely be back, I just don't know when.

BH
$20
Bill Hughes
5 months ago

the best place to ride BMX in FL. It's a shame the go fund me effort has not been better supported.

WB
$50
Wayne Bagwell
7 months ago

Thank you for keeping the park going!

EM
$30
Edward Michel
7 months ago

Thanks Marty for all you have done to keep KONA going!

$25
Christopher Feeny
8 months ago

Wish you guys the best, your family is great for keeping the tradition going. Skating is a great way for kids who are landlocked to get an experience like water sports. Someone needs to get you on wikipedia. Can't believe no one has done one for Kona.

CL
$20
Cory Long
9 months ago

This place is a wonderland of concert. Very excited for the blemishes to be paved over.

$20
Pauline Webb
9 months ago
$100
Andrew Nolan
10 months ago
CS
$10
Craig Schmitt
10 months ago

Hey. The park was fun!!

DP
$10
Dan Pheo
10 months ago
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