Penrose Park Velodrome
Overview for Penrose Park Velodrome in Penrose Park
Reservations: Penrose Park Velodrome cannot be reserved.
Park: Penrose Park
One of only 27 velodromes in the U.S., Penrose Park was built on land donated by the City in 1962 after the Forest Park Velodrome was dismantled for Highway 40/64. Designed by Olympic Cyclist and Schwinn Bicycle Designer, Frank Burlando, Penrose Park is an all outdoor track measuring 1/5 mile and featuring a 28 degree bank. In 1962 the prestigious U.S. National Track Cycling Championships were held at the track. In the 1970’s, a sewer collapsed under one of the turns, requiring multiple repair e