Daily Paper X OffWhite have launched Ghana’s First-Ever Skatepark

Ghana's first-ever skatepark is now open

It’s finally here! The much-awaited skate park in Ghana has been officially completed and is ready to be launched to society. Yesterday, the doors officially opened on the 4 year-long design project known as Freedom Skate Park which was undergone by Daily Paper, Off White, and the social collective, Surf Ghana


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Unveiled yesterday, Freedom Skate Park becomes Ghana’s first fully functional skate park located in the heart of Accra.  The launch will be attended by both Ghana locals and international visitors from all over the diaspora, to celebrate a new chapter in African sports and creativity. In addition to this, there was a special tribute paid to the late Virgil Abloh, the Creative Director of OffWhite, who was invaluable to the building of the skatepark. 

“With this initiative, we hope to evolve the skate culture in Ghana to the next level and give locals a platform to grow their talents within a space that will hopefully become their biggest training ground to date. More than board sports, the park will be a creative hub for young Ghanaians to come together, exchange ideas, inspire each other and build their futures through recreational activities. They now have a place where they can be themselves, freely develop their skills together with like-minded people and reach their true potential. Hence the name Freedom Skate Park.” says Jefferson Osei, Co-Founder of Daily Paper

The skate park will be open to the public from 9 am to 7 pm every day, free of charge with special late-night sessions scheduled for Fridays and Sundays. Access to the park will be free of charge and users may have access to skating gears provided by Surf Ghana. The skatepark will also have as part of its programs open sessions, free skate lessons, as well as women-only skate training.

You can find out more information here.

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