Submitted by Anna Clark, City of McKinney
The McKinney Skate Park at Gabe Nesbitt Community Park will host a grand opening event on Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m. The Skate Park, located at 7001 Eldorado Pkwy., is the latest development in the large community park that is also home to The Courts tennis complex, John and Judy Gay Library, the McKinney Green Garden and fields for baseball and softball.
The Skate Park grand opening features music, concessions, raffle prizes and a lot of skating. The park has elements for all skill levels, including three bowls, street elements, more than 30,000 square feet of concrete and shaded seating for spectators.
Vertigo Skate Shop and skateboard sponsors Element, Plan B, Enjoi and Almost will provide prizes and giveaways for participants at the event. Other features include DJ Fresh hosting the event, 60 free American-made hats and demos from Lucky Pro Scooter riders.
For more information, please call 972-547-7480 or visit the city website by clicking here.