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Talent Skatepark to reopen at Burton headquarters

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) A former South Burlington skatepark is making a comeback with a new business model and indoor location at the Burton campus in Burlington. Talent Skatepark closed its doors for what business owners thought would be the final […]

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Talent for Talent: Grazing Dinner @ The Great Northern

October 20th at The Great Northern Dining with a plate of deliciousness from ALL of these TALENT-ed VERMONT chefs!! One dinner with these six outstanding Vermont chefs, lucky you! ​Featuring six of Vermont’s celebrated chefs Frank Pace Jr, Chef/owner Great […]

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VT Digger: Talent Skatepark Reborn as Nonprofit

“A year after the skatepark and shop closed its doors, Wood is preparing to reopen in a new space inside Burton Snowboard’s Burlington headquarters later this year.” “Parents of “Talent kids” rallied behind Wood to raise money and create a […]

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Look at the New Location!!

So everyone wants to know what will Talent look like? Well today that process took a giant leap forward.  A group of OG skaters came and walked through the new space and provided some thoughts on park design. David showed […]

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Talent Family Reunion & Fundraising Party 2.0

​Ticket are available at eventbrite, remember that last Family Reunion sold out, and we want to see you all, so please pick up your tickets while they last. Family photo will of course be taken, so bring your smile with you.​We […]

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What’s that you say? You want to know the secret?

The cat’s out of the bag now!!! So let’s get you up to speed. Hannah Deene Wood (Executive Director and duly appointed Queen of Talent) signed the Lease Agreement for the new home of Talent Skatepark!  The location will be […]

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Did you miss the party?

Thank you to all that came out this weekend! A big thank you to all the volunteers that made this event go off without a hitch. ?  A special thank you to all the people, groups and business that donated […]

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Rise Up @ Arts Riot with the special edition Talent T-shirt!

Special edition shirt available at the @talentskatepark Family Reunion TOMORROW NIGHT @artsriot ($20 youth-adult) There will be a #limitededition color-way, it’s a secret ? Yo!  Please bring cash for the 50/50 raffle (Liam & Justin will be running around selling […]

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Musicians Unite for Talent Skatepark

Last summer, the closure of Talent Skatepark in South Burlington rocked the Champlain Valley’s skateboarding community. Regarded as the epicenter of skate culture in the region since its inception in December 2001, the massive indoor skate park and retail shop […]

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Shuttered skate park plans to reopen in new spot

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Arthur Lea, 8, loves skateboarding.“It’s really fun, like learning new tricks and doing new stuff,” he said.He’s been doing it since he was 5. So when his favorite spot, Talent Skatepark, closed this past summer, he was devastated. […]

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Talent Skatepark @ ArtsRiot!

Talent Skatepark Kick-Off & Reunion w/ Rough Francis Saturday, January 12, 2019 An idea was born: reopen Talent Skatepark as a nonprofit. The group found a new spot off Industrial Parkway in Burlington but all their ramps and equipment had […]

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