Cullman is now home to the state’s newest skate park—Skate Depot. Here’s a look at the park’s grand opening and the pro skateboarder that dropped in to show off his moves.
Skate Depot’s grand opening
After several years of eagerly waiting, the Cullman community welcomed the city’s newest addition—Skate Depot—with a ribbon cutting and grand opening on Saturday, November 12.
A large crowd gathered for the unveiling and a skateboard demo by Red Bull pro skater Jake Wooten. Wooten also signed and gave away 20 custom commemorative boards.
A project by the City of Cullman and Cullman Parks, Recreation and Sports Tourism (SPRST), Skate Depot was made possible by the Rob Whitesell family who donated $50K for the project pending that a 100% match could be made. The community didn’t just match the donation—they exceeded it.
- $40K was donated by the Cullman Rotary Club
- $30K was donated by The CPRST Foundation
- $120K was raised in private donations
About Skate Depot
Skate Depot is open to a range of ages and abilities, as well as all forms of wheels including skateboards, rollerblades, BMX bikes and scooters.
Here are some of the park’s main features:
- Wedges for street skaters
- Drop-in bowl for ramp athletes
- Pavement for casual skaters
The park also includes benches and landscaping for visual appeal as well as public restrooms.
Ready to roll?
Here’s what to know before you visit:
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