George Balteria, Sr. Project Manager
Park Planning & Development
City of Glendale, CA

“Mike had many site challenges posed to him, with our facility, and he was able to provide an extremely successful design in spite of these limitations (addressing underground utilities involving primary electrical duct banks and an 18 inch diameter high pressure gas line). The environmental restrictions were dealt with through his design, (protected oaks and indigenous trees), and the facilities are thriving and being enjoyed as some our most intensely used facilities in this City. We are very pleased and proud of our facilities that Mike McIntyre has delivered to us and look forward to future opportunities to work with him again”



Jay Henke, Senior Landscape Architect
Denver Parks and Recreation
City of Denver, CO

“I am happy to take this opportunity to provide a letter of recommendation for Action Sports Design – ASD. Denver Parks and Recreation had the opportunity to work with Michael McIntyre and the team at ASD to design and construct a “wheel friendly plaza” at Parkfield Lake Park in Northeast Denver.

ASD worked to overcome multiple challenges presented by the site and timing of the project to develop a highly successful project, as witnessed by the continued high level of use. It is my pleasure to recommend ASD for your park planning project”.


Robert “Bob” Tullgren, Councilman
City of Live Oak, TX

“ASD spoke the language of the audience when interacting with the community. They have an admirable
Ability to seamlessly alter their style of communication when simultaneously working with a room packed with youth and seniors alike. They successfully incorporated community brainstorming ideas and concerns into a one–‐of–‐a–‐kind park design”.


Scott D. Zlotnik, Parks and Recreation Director
City of St. Cloud, MN

“ASD Provided St. Cloud a high level of knowledge relating to the action sports industry along with their technical know-how to provide St. Cloud a premier skateboard destination for Minnesota. We are very happy that we elected to contract with ASD for professional services for our project.

ASD was polite, kind, enthusiastic, and well-mannered while working with our public, youth and organizations. ASD was a very punctual consultant and worked very well with other City departments.

It is my pleasure to provide my professional recommendation”.


Bill Saumier, Senior Project Manager
Department of Parks and Recreation
County of San Diego, CA

“Mike provided as superior services product and dedication to getting the project done under strict timeline constraints. Their abilities to effectively communicate with the public added greatly to the design portion of the project success.

ASD is an asset to our organization putting forth our Design team in a positive light the community we serve. Please consider ASD as a firm who are great team players and a pleasure to work with”.


Chris Carterette, AICP
Senior Planner
City of Fort Bragg, CA

They won the job through two rounds of highly competitive proposal review-the first for the conceptual design and public process, the second for the engineering/ construction drawing and construction management. In each phase they competed against other firms and designers that I know from extensive research are among the best in the business”
“The bottom line is that they delivered their work professionally, on time and on budget. The skateboarders love the facility and it is packed every day


Tim Babcock
Bike Park Development Manager
Progressive Bike Ramps
Joplin, MO

“Action Sports Design brings another level of design professionalism to trails and bike parks with Innovative Design, Engineering and Landscape Architecture as their specialties, but have a real passion for the recreational infrastructure itself and are an active part of the various user groups that it serves. Because of this, they are especially suited to manage public projects and bridge the gap between your average LA/Engineering types and the users themselves. It’s really a cool thing”.


Mark Kopatz, RLA Principal
Nuszer Kopatz now Stanley Consultants
Urban Design Associates
Denver, CO

“When researching for a licensed and insured Skate Park Architect/ Landscape Architect to team with us on multiple Colorado Skate Parks we did extensive research and reference checks. There was a consistent answer from the Municipalities and Design Firms to work with Michael McIntyre, Landscape Architect. The largest Action Sports park and NRPA Award winning Aurora, CO Wheel Park was designed and managed by Michael and the highly touted City of Boulder, CO skate park as well to name a few.

Nuszer-Kopatz ended up interviewing for the Parker and Brighton, CO Skate Parks with Michael McIntyre as the Principal Landscape/ Skate Park Architect for both projects with much success as we were awarded both projects. Michael assisted our team through both projects with clarity and professionalism resulting in two highly successful facilities.

I would recommend your City or Firm to work with Michael McIntyre, RLA, President of ACTION Sports Design, LLC. for your next Action Sports project. Professional, courteous, on time on budget what more can be said”

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ACTION Sports Design, llc. (ASD) is a professional consulting firm specializing in planning, design, engineering, and construction services for progressive action sport environments.



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