Gaithersburg Skate Park Opens for 2012 Season, Hours Extended During Spring Break
The City of Gaithersburg Skate Park opens for the 2012 season at noon on Friday, March 30, 2012.
Regular hours will be weekdays from 3 p.m. to sunset and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to sunset. Special extended hours will be in place during Spring Break, March 30 through April 9, when the park will open daily at noon.
The Skate Park is located behind the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 510 South Frederick Avenue, and welcomes skateboarders and in-line skaters during all sessions. BMX bikes are also permitted every day except Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Safety equipment regulations require helmets, while elbow and knee pads are optional. However, all safety equipment is highly recommended and in-line skaters must wear wrist guards. Protective gear is available for rent.
The 12,300 square foot resurfaced park contains a variety of obstacles including an A-frame ramp and rail, mini-half pipe, 7-6' escalator, stairs, pyramid wedge, fun boxes, wall ride, and several quarters and banks of varying heights. The park’s amenities also include an outdoor stereo system, vending area and picnic tables. Take advantage of money-saving memberships, lessons, birthday party rentals, skate camps, and other special events.
Daily admission is $3 for residents and $5 for nonresidents. Money-saving Season Memberships are $35 for residents and $50 for nonresidents. Signed liability waivers are required for individuals to skate. For more information call Maura Dinwiddie at 301-258-6350 x168 or visit the website at www.gaithersburgmd.gov/skate.
Please note: the Skate Park will be closed in the event of rain, snow or excessive heat.