Great date for skates in Maple Grove

The new Maple Grove Skate Park Plaza opens to the public Saturday, Aug. 3, during a ribbon cutting ceremony. Left to right are Mark Saari, Tanya Hilger, John Ferm, Lane Stock and Terry Just. (Photo courtesy of Rich Moll)

The new Maple Grove Skate Park Plaza opens to the public Saturday, Aug. 3, during a ribbon cutting ceremony. Left to right are Mark Saari, Tanya Hilger, John Ferm, Lane Stock and Terry Just. (Photo courtesy of Rich Moll)

The new Maple Grove Skate Park Plaza at the Maple Grove Community Center opens to the public Saturday, Aug. 3. The park is made of concrete and includes features of a “mini taco,” stairs, banks, grind rails, hubba ledges and manual pad. There is also a seating area for skateboarders to hang out and spectators to sit and watch.

David Mackay tests out the new Maple Grove Skate Park Plaza at the ribbon cutting and grand opening event Saturday, Aug. 3. (Photo courtesy of Rich Moll)

David Mackay tests out the new Maple Grove Skate Park Plaza at the ribbon cutting and grand opening event Saturday, Aug. 3. (Photo courtesy of Rich Moll)

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