What is the Launch Creative Center?
The LCC is a place to immerse yourself in skateboard culture. Inside you will find the only indoor skateboard park in Fort Collins, a creative space for hands-on workshops, a skateboard museum complete with over one hundred rare and collectable skateboards, and a skateboard library complete with volumes of magazines and art books.
How much does it cost to skate?
The LCC skatepark costs $1 per hour. We are typically open for 3 hour sessions. Volunteer opportunities are also available to those who cannot afford $1/hour.
What is there to skate at the Launch Creative Center?
The LCC has a 2000 sq.ft skatepark. The 40′ x 50″ room is covered wall to wall with birch plywood surfaced ramps ranging from 1.5′ to 9′ tall. Features include steel and pool coping, a 7′ oververt section, a 9′ vert wall and a new section with a mellow flat bank and smaller quarter pipes (2.5′ and 3.5′). The park is designed for all ability levels from beginners to advanced.
Who built the ramps?
Countless volunteers kicked down serious time to build these ramps. Over 300 donated hours of design and labor contributed to the construction of the Launch ramps. Thank you all!
What are your hours?
Please check our calendar for monthly hours at the LCC.
Is the Launch Creative Center staffed?
If the doors are open, the LCC will always have a staff member present.
Where is the Launch Creative Center?
The LCC is located 1 mile North of Old Town Fort Collins at 1007 N. College Ave. Unit B. (on the west side of College Ave between Pinion and Hemlock Streets). We are located in the back corner warehouse.
Who can enter? Who can skate?
The Launch Center is open to all ages and ability levels and we don’t charge a fee to hangout. If you want to skate our park, you must sign a waiver (parent’s signature required if under 18) and our rates are $1/hour. Volunteer opportunities are available for skate time too!
Do I need to wear pads/helmet?
Helmets and pads are strongly encouraged while skating the Launch ramps. Skaters 13 and under are required to wear a helmet while skating the ramp. We have free helmets and pads available for you to use.
Do I have to sign a waiver?
All Launch visitors must have a signed waiver on file. If under 18, your waiver must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. If you are over 18 you must also have a signed waiver of file in order to skate the ramp.
What are the rules at LCC?
No smoking. No drug use. No illicit activity on Launch property (including parking lot). Nothing but skateboarding on the premises of the LCC. No BMX. No Scooters. All visitors must comply with all posted rules. These rules are to ensure that everyone has a fun, safe experience at Launch. Users that do not follow these rules will be asked to leave the premises.
Do you allow BMX bikes or Scooters in your skatepark?
We do not allow BMX bikes or scooters in our park. The sharp metal parts on bikes and scooters can cause damage to our birch plywood ramp surfaces. If you are interested in trying skateboarding, we have a variety of skateboard completes you can try out during your visit (at no extra charge)!
Do you rent your skatepark out for private events?
Yes, we would love to host your next event here at the LCC! Birthday parties, company events, private session’s for you and your crew… Please visit our Launch Creative Center page and go to the Private Parties link for full details on renting the LCC.