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City Of Brevard Opens Concrete Skatepark – Brevard, NC


Last updated 10/19/2020 at 2:14pm

Those pictured at the new skatepark are (left to right) City Manager Jim Fatland; Mayor Jimmy Harris; Paul Ray, the city's planning director; and Daryl Rock, a community design coordinator. Rock is one of the local skaters who helped with the public input. (Courtesy photo)

On Friday, the city of Brevard announced the "soft opening" of the new concrete skatepark at the municipal Sports Complex off Ecusta Road.

The skatepark will last for generations, with minimal maintenance required, according to a city press release.

The skatepark is around 4,000 to 5,000 square feet, depending on if the spectator areas are included.

The park is designed to be expandable. Last year, City Council approved a $100,000 budget for a small, standalone skatepark, but future phases were conceptually designed as part of the public input session, the release said.

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