Gaithersburg Skate Park Opens for 2016 Season

SOURCE: Gaithersburg City of Maryland

Posted: March 21, 2016 Skate Park The City of Gaithersburg Skate Park will open for the 2016 season at noon on Saturday, March 26, 2016. Skateboarders, inline skaters and individuals with BMX bikes of all ages and skill levels are welcome. The Skate Park is located behind the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 510 South Frederick Avenue, next to Gaithersburg High School. Admission to the Skate Park is free. The park will be open during Spring Break, March 26 through April 3, daily from 3 p.m. to sunset on weekdays and noon to sunset on weekends. During the month of April, the park will be open on Fridays from 3 p.m. to sunset and weekends from noon to sunset. Regular hours of operation resume in May and are 3 p.m. to sunset on weekdays and noon to sunset on weekends. Signed liability waivers are required for all individuals using the skate park. Safety regulations also require participants to wear helmets. The use of additional safety equipment is highly recommended. Protective gear, including helmets, elbow and knee pads, and wrist guards, is available for rent. The 12,000 square foot park contains obstacles including an A-frame ramp and rail, mini-half pipe, 7-6′ escalator, stairs, pyramid wedge, fun boxes, wall ride, and several quarters and banks of varying heights. The park’s amenities also include an outdoor stereo system, vending area and picnic tables. Rentals, skate camps, lessons, competitions, and other special events are offered throughout the season. For more information contact the Skate Park or visit the Skate Park web page. Please note: the Skate Park will be closed in the event of rain, snow or excessive heat. Location Skate Park 510 South Frederick Avenue Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877-2325 Contact Information Skate Park 301-258-6359 skatepark@gaithersburgmd.gov

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