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Posted on: May 16, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Celebrate National Go Skateboarding Day at Missouri’s Largest Outdoor Skate Park

May 16, 2017
Contact: Nancy Lee Gomer, Marketing Coordinator, 636-949-7535, or 636-795-1137,

St. Charles County, Missouri – Extreme sports enthusiasts across the state and surrounding states will celebrate national Go Skateboarding Day, Wednesday, June 21, at the Youth Activity Park in Dardenne Prairie, Missouri’s largest outdoor skate park!

Join the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department from noon – 5 p.m. to celebrate everything skateboarding, including competitions, demonstrations and product giveaways provided by Wood and Wheels Skate Shop and Refine Skateboard Co. Admission to the park is free for everyone! Spectators of all ages and anyone with a skateboard, roller blades, BMX bike or scooter are encouraged to attend.

“Our 33,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility is equipped with a street course, nighttime lighting, beginner, intermediate and advanced bowls, and is designed to provide a safe place for area youth to enjoy an assortment of alternative recreational opportunities,” said St. Charles County Parks Director Bettie Yahn-Kramer.

Over the years, this special event has quickly developed into one of the region’s largest national Go Skateboarding Day celebrations. The extreme contests and activities that happen throughout the day attract youth and adults from across the state of Missouri and surrounding states.

For the schedule of events, complete lists of park rules, or to download a participation waiver, please contact the Youth Activity Park at 636-561-4964. A helmet and parent signed waiver is required to participate.

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