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Skaters Eye McEuen For New Park

Tim Ozminkowski, 24, performs a 360-flip off the end of a feature at the skate park in Coeur d’Alene on Monday. “Go Skateboarding Day” is a fundraising event at the park Saturday that will include a yard sale, trick competition and food and beverages to benefit efforts towards a new skate park at McEuen Park. (Coeur d'Alene Press photo: Shawn Gust)

A new organization called “CDAsk8prk” is beginning a fundraising campaign to generate enough money to build a new skateboard structure at McEuen Park. Nathan “Ope” Baker, acting director of the organization, said the first event, “Go Skate Day,” will be this Saturday from 2 p.m. to dusk at the existing skateboard park behind Memorial Field. “Our current goal is to get the design money together,” he said. “That will cost between $15,000 and $17,000.” The event will feature a number of skating competitions and other fun activities, Baker said. There will also be a large garage sale and food vendors on site for Go Skate Day/Jeff Selle, Coeur d'Alene Press. More here.

Question: Would you like to see a Skate Park opened at McEuen Park?


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