Oxford Skate Park - Oxford, Mississippi, U.S.A.

 
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Oxford Skate Park - Oxford, Mississippi, U.S.A.

General Information

Skatepark Name
Oxford Skate Park
Lights
Yes
Restrooms
Yes
Free or Pay
Free
Inside or Outside
Outside
Are Pads Required?
No
Riding Surface?
Concrete
Is there a pro shop on site?
No

Construction Info

Designer
Builder

Location

Address
312 Bramlett Blvd.
Postal Code
38655
Latitude
34.36
Longitude
-89.51
City
Oxford
Directions
From I-55. Take the hwy 6 exit off of I-55 and stay on it until you reach Oxford. You will be on hwy 6 approximately 26 miles. Then, take hwy 7 north to the University Avenue exit. This will be less than a mile down on hwy 7. Take a left off of the exit ramp onto university avenue. Go straight about 3 blocks until you get to the burger king and take a right on Bramlett. The park will be directly across from the Lafayette county library on your immediate right.

Contacts

Phone Number
(662) 236-1310
Managment
  • City

they are finishing development of a city public skatepark. I saw from a distance that they were pouring concrete, but I figured it would be a run of the mill mediocre park with mostly street skating in mind, with maybe a couple of 4 foot walls with transition on them here or there, or even maybe a little 4 to 5 foot bowl at most. Well, I wasn't prepared for what I saw.

They have almost finished construction on a HUGE pool with vert. This pool is better than anything in probably 90% of the public parks in so cal. The shallow end (no roll in included, strictly drop in) is no more shallow than 6 feet, which empties into a huge bowl area that is about 8 to 9 feet deep with one section containing a wall around it that extends the height to about 11 feet with a good 2 feet of vert. Then it empties to the left, like and L shape, into a double clover-like section one side curls around in a nice wide big bowl, the other side is a super tight, verted, backyard pool-like section. In these areas the depth does not look to be under 8 or 9 feet. It's massive, and I have ABSOLUTELY NO IDEA what they are doing building this thing in Oxford, Mississippi. The skater population here is extremely small. But rumor has it that the mayor's son is a skater and had something to do with the decision in building a park of this scale. So, people like me are stoked on that! This is a world-class pool they are building. Once this thing is finished I'm pretty sure people will come from all over to skate it.

I'll send some pics as soon as they are done pouring the thing. There is one little section that hasn't been poured yet. I think the ETA on the opening of the park is around early March or so.

Just a heads up. It will definitely be worth going out of your way to no where Mississippi to check this park out.

Rob in Oxford.

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User reviews

2 reviews
Overall rating
 
2.8
Street Rating
 
3.0(2)
Tranny Rating
 
2.5(2)
Overall Rating
 
3.0(2)
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The pictures make this park look great and it's not bad. There are a few spots that need to repaired around the coping. I don't know if it was bad workmanship or what. The street area has a weird kink in the main quarter. I guess you could get used to it if this was the park you skated all the time. It wasn't "unfun" just made that element less fun
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street part is dope. the tranny is alright could use more quater pipes and there's no way that this pool is better then most pools in so cal when pool riding came from California, even if it's better they still don'thave the skateparks that we do! Fuck your skateparks they suck
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