As part of a partnership between the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority or Shurooq and the world champion scooter driver Dakota Schütz, a new skate park is being built on Sharjah’s soon-to-be-opened Al Hira Beach.
The beach destination is to be completed in the first three months of 2022 and Schütz will also contribute his design concept for the “perfect pro skatepark”, which offers barrier-free access for all types of skaters, extreme sports enthusiasts and children of all ages.
“I’m very excited to be working with Shurooq on the Kota Skatepark project in Al Hira Beach, Sharjah, which enables people to be active and have fun in a safe environment,” said Schütz.
“We look forward to welcoming visitors and all riders to the United Arab Emirates to experience the unique design of the skate park, in addition to the pumptrack around the new park, which is being created for kids to run around and have an enjoyable experience to have .”
The Kota Skatepark will offer various ramps for all levels as well as various roller sports such as skateboarding, roller skating, scooters and BMX. Outside the skate park there will also be a special pump track as a separate area for children, complete with safety regulations and measures.
“With the new Kota Skatepark attraction under development, Al Hira Beach will become one of the most popular beach destinations in the UAE for visitors and tourists, offering an entirely new range of unique beach tourism experiences that will help make Sharjah a focal point for investment in of the region, ”said Khalid Ibrahim Al Qaseer, Director of Operations at Shurooq.
The Dh87 million beach destination project also includes children’s playgrounds, restaurants and cafes to underscore Sharjah’s position as one of the most family-friendly and environmentally friendly tourist destinations.
Updated: January 2, 2022, 12:52 p.m.