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Training

APA offers a variety of sports training programs such as individual coaching and lessons, classes, clinics, and camps are provided by expert trainers skilled at working with young people. Events—An ongoing schedule of special events features pro demos, local and regional competitions, concerts, barbeques, and other activities that will provide park fun and promote its popularity. These programs include: Ska ...

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Operating Features and Benefits

  Through its action sports expertise, professional sports affiliations, and other resources, the Action Park Alliance provides a valuable package of management features: Insurance: General comprehensive public liability insurance coverage is carried by the APA and covers all activities at the park. As the primary insured, the APA serves as a layer of liability insulation for the municipality. Staff: A trai ...

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Insurance

If you are looking for skate park insurance for your own facility, the Action Park Alliance members are provided special rates and coverage offered by no one else in the business. •Skateboard Parks (non-profit, commercial, municipal) •BMX parks •Roller Skating Parks Coverages Provided (All policies are written with A.M. Best Rated “A” Carriers): General Liability: •Written on a Per Occurrence, Aggregate bas ...

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Consulting

ACTION PARK ALLIANCE is the only full service skate park management company in the North America. APA can assist in making your skate park facility a safer and more effective operation.  We are confident that we can provide you with the most comprehensive management program available, and help you to turn your park into the youth development center it can be. Our mission is as follows:  The APA is dedicated ...

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Partnership

The contractual relationship between the municipalities and the Action Park Alliance combines requirements unique to the city and to the park with standard terms and conditions that have proven successful in other public-private partnerships experienced by APA. Each agreement is negotiated to meet the best interests of both parties, however, generally the municipality: • Provides the facility—that is, the p ...

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Supervisory Staff

Qualifications: Selecting, training, and managing the park staff are critical steps toward operating a well-supervised, safe skate park. We check the backgrounds of our candidates and carefully screen them for their abilities to relate to and communicate well with people who use the park. They must be able to gain the respect of the kids and enforce the rules without being intimidated or developing adversar ...

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Family Benefits

Increased safety:      One of the most important benefits of an APA operated park is the increased degree of safety produced by constant supervision. Our trained staffs make sure that everyone wears proper safety gear. They limit the number of kids in the park to a safe level (whatever is considered its maximum capacity), and they prohibit unsafe behavior. Accelerated skills development:      Another contri ...

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Municipal Benefits

Easy, Cost-Effective Supervision: A primary advantage of APA management is that it makes possible a supervised, programmed park without all the ongoing costs to the city of staffing and sports structure maintenance. It relieves the city of the hassle of part-time employee turnover. Reduced Liability: Also significant to the city is the increased protection from liability it enjoys by virtue of the operator’ ...

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