A recent petition gained 450 signatures.
The first steps have been taken towards the construction of a skate park in Portarlington.
Laois County Council is currently assessing the need for such an amenity and will then locate a possible site.
A petition was circulated in the locality last month, gaining 450 signatures.
Sinn Fein Councillor Aidan Mullins says it would be a great facility for young people: