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Skate boarders gather ’round: Are you a skateboarder or do you have one in the family? Plano’s opening its first skate park. Be a part of the grand opening celebration at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 on the southeast corner of Carpenter Park (6701 Coit Road between Spring Creek Parkway and Legacy)
Planned since 2005, Carpenter Park Skate Park was designed by Newline Skate Parks and built by Dean Construction with SPA Skate Parks. The site includes some of the most extensive and unique skate features in the Collin County and Dallas-Fort Worth area. Skaters can drop in to one of the largest bowls in the area as well as various sized ramps, rails, stair sets and ledges. The Plano skate park is in a “P” shape resembling the official Plano logo.
Admission is free. Hours of operation, along with rules, are available on the Carpenter Park Skate Park webpage. Skateboards, scooters and roller blades are allowed but no bikes.