Parish Officials invite public to Skate Park Grand Opening

Staff reports

Parish recreation officials confirmed today the Ascension Parish Recreation Department Skate Park Grand Opening will take place on Saturday, Feb. 11 from noon till 5 p.m.

The skate park is located on Irma Boulevard between the National Guard Armory and the Council on Aging.

Officials canceled the park’s originally planned grand opening on Feb. 4 because of forecasted stormy weather.

Branden Bennett, a local skate park organizer and founder of the YOURS Foundation, said food and live music will be available. He said there will also be a skating competition taking place.