WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) A new skatepark in West Valley City has people pumped up for a new place to play.
The park opened Saturday at Centennial Park at 5415 West 3100 South with a ribbon cutting ceremony with West Valley City's Mayor Bigelow then it was then opened up for all to begin skating and biking.
Sam Johnson, Director of Strategic Communications for West Valley City said in a statement the skatepark was truly a joint effort between city officials and community residents.
"This skatepark has been a dream and a passion for many in our community and it was exciting to see the discussion over time end up with such a great new facility," Johnson said.
In addition to the Mayor, West Valley City Council members, City Manager Wayne Pyle, Parks and Recreation Director Kevin Astill and resident Josh Scheuerman were also in attendance. Johnson said they have all worked for years with the city in making the skatepark a reality.
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