City opens new skate park
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Last Saturday, city officials held canada goose black friday sale a grand opening event for the 15,200 square foot skate park located at 406 Deacon Blvd. Linton was one of the first skaters to take advantage of the park filled with ramps, quarter pipes, grinding rails, and bank ramps.
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Along with the ramps and numerous grind rails, the park also includes a 325 foot long pump track that is canada goose outlet reviews designed to help riders master the basics of how to balance and handle their skateboards, roller skates or BMX bikes without the risk of major injury.
A shade structure, a water station for filling jugs and bottles, a canada goose jacket outlet seating area and an emergency call station are included in the park as well.
During the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony, Mayor Pro Tempore Vivan Burke said city officials have been battling Canada Goose Parka for the skate park for close to 20 years. Burke noted the $450,000 investment is well worth it for the younger citizens in the city.
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The skate park is located next to the Winston Salem Fairgrounds Annex across from Wake Forest Baseball Park.
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