PLEASE NOTE: This amenity is currently closed for upcoming improvements and repairs
Work includes: increasing the skateable surface, making routine repairs, installing additional safety railings, additional lighting, improving drainage, and moving signage.
Located between, and named after, the 2 rail lines that run through downtown Apex, Trackside is a 13,000 square foot, 4 tiered, skate plaza which mimics street skating conditions and also includes competition skateboarding elements.
Citizens for Apex Parks (CAPS) is still accepting private donations to fund some of the extra features at the park such as the performance pavilion with solar powered charging stations. For more information contact Citizens for Apex Park
Skate Plaza Rules
Keeping safety as our first priority, the following rules apply to the use of the skate plaza. Read the full ordinance (PDF).
Town of Apex Ordinance Section 15-10 requires all persons skating or riding within the Skate Plaza to wear the following protective equipment: Protective helmet with securely fastened chin strap, Protective elbow pads, Protective knee pads
Failure to wear the required protective equipment when skating may result in serious bodily injury and violators may be subject to a $25.00 fine pursuant to G.S. 14-4 and/or banned from using the facility under penalty of trespass.
Skaters 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult to use the facility
Only skateboards, inline skates, and scooters with wheels less than 5 inches in diameter are permitted. Bicycles, roller skates, and other similar methods of conveyance are prohibited.
Graffiti, controlled substances of any kind, and rough play are prohibited
Please call (919) 249-3402 with questions during normal business hours or 911 in case of an emergency.