Our Path Traveled
Getting kids off the couch, away from screens, and into the seat. Over the years we have seen firsthand the benefits of our community bike park. Gators Bike Park has hosted multiple community bike events, countless visiting families, a multitude of first-time pedalers, and the endless smiles of kids. We take pride in introducing kids to the lifetime sport of biking and trail riding.
Our Path Forward
Many folks would justifiably be satisfied with this success. Not us! Our third and final phase will put the finishing touches on a well rounded bike park by placing a state-of-the-art modular pumptrack in the middle of the north suburbs of Columbus, complete with kiosks, signage, a pavilion and a pumptrack drop deck. Being placed so close to a host of neighborhoods and apartments, DrewsTrak answers the need to put trails within easy access to kids and families.
Phase 3: DrewsTrak Memorial Pumptrack and More
The pump track will serve as a memorial to Dave Andrews, a wonderful community member known for his volunteerism, years of youth coaching, and infectious smile. Dave seemed to be in his element when surrounded by kids being active and working towards improving their skills. The addition to Gators Bike Park is sure to create a huge draw for families to gather together, stay active, and continue to build skills, which would make Dave proud!
Strong Spokes Support the Wheel
How can you help? We are in the midst of a major fundraising drive to begin the construction of Phase 3 including DrewsTrak. We are looking for donations at all levels from individuals, corporations and foundations across the community who are looking to increase the footprint of access to fun, safe, healthy place for families to play in Central Ohio. Your donations are tax-deductible and a great way to give back to the community. The TrailGators Booster Association board are all volunteers, so 100% of your donations go towards Gators Bike Park.
If you or your organization are interested in a major sponsorship of Phase 3 at Gators Bike Park, please reach out to us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and a DrewsTrak committee member will promptly reach out to you. Ready to make a commitment? Right-click to download our fillable sponsorship agreement form.
Ways to Support Us
You can donate online via the Columbus Foundation.
GBPark in the News
Columbus Dispatch, January 19, 2021
Worthington school works to expand impressive mountain bike park
Columbus Parent, March 24, 2021
Gators Bike Park Fosters Outdoor Fun for Young Riders
Two Minute Video with Coach Armstrong about GBPark and Phase 3