The W.O.L.F. Skatepark, short for Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community – Way of Life Facility (WoLF) Skatepark, is a 16,000-square-foot outdoor concrete skate park that was constructed in 2018.
The skatepark is part of the larger Salt River Prima-Maricopa Indian Community Center, also known as the Way of Life Facility. Only members of the Salt River Prima-Maricopa Indian Community and their guests are allowed to skate the park. To find other parks that open to the public, check out our guide to Phoenix area skateparks.
|Address||11725 E Indian School Road|
Scottsdale, Arizona 85256
|Features||Quarterpipes, fun box, London gap, manual pad, hubbas, curbs, roll-ins, kickers, ledges, banks, stairs, handrails, flat rails, and a bowl.|
|Size||16,000 square feet|
|Riding Allowed||Skateboards, in-line skates, BMX bikes, and scooters.|
|Hours||Sunrise to sunset|
|Design/Build||Pillar Design Studios|
WOLF Skatepark Overview
Pillar Design Studios really pulled out all the stops when they took on the task of designing the perfect skatepark for the Salt River Prima-Maricopa Indian Community. The Pillar Design Studios skatepark flows together transitional and street-style skate elements effortlessly in a neverending circular layout.
In the center of the circular skatepark is an elevated circular platform with one side that opens up into a large triangular shape with a bowl at its base. This entire section, starting from the middle of the park to the base where the bowl is located is elevated above the rest of the park. The bowl is a large two-part bowl containing a rounded rectangular-shaped shallow end and a wider circular bowl in the deep end.
From the center of the park on the elevated circular platform, you can choose from several different stair sets, hubbas, ledges, handrails, and banks to hit before you flow down into the wider part of the circular skatepark. This wider area contains additional street-style elements that you can flow between either clockwise or counterclockwise.
The street plaza section contains a rounded-off volcano a fun box, and several manual pads of various shapes and sizes. There is also an expansive open section of the street plaza where free-style skaters can practice their manuals, kickflips, and various other tricks before taking their skills to the nearby manual pads.
Also, at one end of the park, there is a large shaded viewing area from where spectators can watch the skaters in action.
The W.O.L.F Skatepark is open every day from sunrise to sunset and only skaters from the Salt River Prima-Maricopa Indian Community are allowed to enter the park. Because of this exclusivity, the park built in 2018 is still in perfect condition, and it will remain so for many years to come.