Skate Depot now open in Cullman—details here

Skate Depot
Skaters testing the new ramps at Skate Depot in Cullman. (Skate Depot / Facebook)

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

Skate Depot
Showing off tricks. (Skate Depot / Facebook)

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
Find ramps, a drop-in bowl and more. (Skate Depot / Facebook)

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:

  • Rails
  • 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:

Address: Skate Depot, 601 2nd Ave Northeast, Cullman, AL 35055 (between the Cullman Police Department + Depot Park)
Hours: Daily, sunrise-10PM
Cost: Free
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