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Skaters for Portland Skateparks mission is to create a comprehensive system of world-class public skateparks in Portland, Oregon.

Our vision is to make skateboarding safe and freely accessible to every skateboarder every day for everybody’s benefit.

Skaters for Portland Skateparks is a non-profit corporation, tax exempt pursuant to 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.

Board of Directors:
Colin Sharp
Bryce Kanights
Mark Conahan

Ed Benedict grand opening celebration

Ed Benedict skatepark portland, OR

Join Portland Parks in the celebration of Portland’s new skate plaza at Ed Benedict Park, Saturday, May 30, 1:00-3:30 p.m.

Event Schedule
1:15 PM Ceremony: Commissioner Saltzman, Commissioner Fish, PP&R Director Zari Santner
1:30 PM Adidas/Tribute Skateboards Skate Jam
2:00 PM Best Trick Competition
2:30 PM PP&R Skate Jam Invitational (grades K-8 and 9-12)

Music provided by University Park Community Center’s DJ Academy
Refreshments available for purchase – sponsored by American Legion Portland Post #1 (Hot dog & pop snack for $2)
Information booths – PP&R Skate Program, Gateway Green Project, Powellhurst Gilbert Neighborhood Assn

TriMet #9 Powell Blvd (bus stops at SE 99 & Powell Blvd)
Parking lot entrance on SE 104 Ave

c=44273″>Portland Parks and Recreation Ed benedict Skate Plaza webpage

photos courtesy of Rich Burton, Randy Gawlik and Mark Conahan

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