MIRAMAR, FL - The City of Miramar’s first outdoor skatepark will open to the public on Saturday, April 23, 2022. The skatepark can be found at the southwest corner of Miramar Regional Park located at 16801 Miramar Parkway and is easily accessible from the 172nd Avenue entrance.
The media and the public are invited to attend the Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting event from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 23rd. There will be a live DJ, refreshments, and giveaways.
The event will feature a demonstration and lessons by skilled, reputable, and renowned skateboarding tutors from GOSKATE. They will ensure that enthusiasts are well-guided to reduce accidents and they will also demonstrate proper skateboarding techniques. Registration for the grand opening is available via www.MiramarSkateParkOpening.eventbrite.com.
Commissioner Alexandra P. Davis stated, “This grand opening was long anticipated and it’s great to see the skatepark come to fruition. Back in 2014, I commissioned the city to build the skatepark to provide our youngsters a safe space to practice and hone their skills. We welcome skateboarders, rollerbladers, scooter riders of all skill levels. The skatepark is just another asset here within our great city that shows our commitment to building and sustaining healthy communities.”
The skatepark is 5,000 square feet and can accommodate up to 10 rollerbladers, skateboarders or scooters in the space simultaneously. It will open 7 days a week during regular park hours of 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., except Sundays when the park is open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Structural design features include small transition ball pocket, small transition quarter pipes and hips, banks, banked hip, bank to ledge, metal handrail, downledge and more. Helmets are required and other safety gear like knees pads are recommended.