Leeside Tunnel skateboard park
Leeside Tunnel is under the Cassiar St. Connector at the intersection of East Hastings St and Highway 1.
The skate park is named in memory of Lee Matasi, an aspiring artist and skateboarder who was tragically shot and killed in Gastown in 2005.
The 7m high, 49m long, abandoned tunnel in East Vancouver has evolved into an informal place for free-form skateboarding, BMX cycling and occasional events. The tunnel has around 12 hand-built obstacles such as mini-ramps, grind poles, and quarter pipes.
Register for recreation and leisure programs, classes, and lessons offered at our recreation facilities.
In 2005, the Vancouver Park Board approved the Skateboard Strategy. This document discusses the current situation, requirements, and criteria for selecting skateboard park locations and designs that meet the needs of skateboarders, other park users, and residents living near the facilities. The Skateboard Strategy will guide decisions until 2015.
View the Skateboard Strategy for Vancouver
Fill out the online application requesting a skateboard park.