Rules & Regulations

  1. Park Regulations
  2. Photography & Videography
  3. Requirements

General Skatepark Guidelines

The City of Lake Forest is committed to ensuring the enjoyment, safety, and proper use of the Etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest. The Etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest Discipline Guidelines Administrative Policy  governs the discipline guidelines for patrons who fail to comply with the regulations set forth at the Etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest. 

  • City of Lake Forest is not responsible for personal property brought to the park.
  • City of Lake Forest reserves the right to change the skatepark hours of operation as necessary.
  • Persons violating the regulations will be removed from the skatepark and may be prohibited from using the skatepark in the future.
  • Park users use the park at their own risk of being injured. The City of Lake Forest will not be liable for injuries.
  • The skatepark is for skateboarding, in-line skates. All other uses are prohibited which include BMX, Razor Scooters, heelies, snake boards, wave boards, or any other type of rideable item.
  • All park users must wear commercially manufactured safety gear, which includes helmet, elbow pads, and knee pads.
  • Failure to wear safety equipment may result in loss of park privilege and / or citation. (City of Lake Forest Municipal Code Ordinance Number 138)
  • All park users must have a liability waiver and membership form on file. For park users under 18 years of age, parent / guardian must sign release forms in person or have the forms notarized.
  • All park users must practice safety at all times and avoid collisions with others. Fighting or other disruptive behavior will result in loss of skating privilege.
  • Park users must abide by staff instructions at all times.
  • All equipment used by park users must be in good condition and not damage the park or its structures.
  • Spectators are not permitted inside the park.
  • Notify staff of any unsafe conditions found inside or outside of the park.
  • City of Lake Forest reserves the right to change the park schedule as necessary. The park will not be open during inclement weather.
  • All food, drink (except water), smoking and chewing gum / tobacco are prohibited inside the park.
  • No knives, guns, or weapons of any nature shall be permitted in any portion of the Park.
  • No glass bottles are allowed at the skatepark.
  • Profanity and abusive language is prohibited.
  • No trespassing while facility is closed for business.
  • No lessons or classes are allowed on the skatepark grounds unless done by skatepark staff.
  • No contests of any sort are allowed in the park unless organized by the City of Lake Forest.
  • All forms of graffiti, tagging or other means of defacing city property is strictly prohibited.
  • No person or group shall provide instruction, coaching, or teaching of skating or skateboarding in the park for any fee or compensation. No person shall pay another person at the park for instruction, coaching, or teaching.
  • The park may not be used by any camp or other group which has charged tuition or other fees to participants covering the period during which participants are present in the Park with the camp or group.
  • Follow this link for the Administrative Policy regarding suspension from the Skateboard Park.