Public input sought by skate park designer
The public’s ideas and opinions on a new skate park in Truckee will be solicited during a meeting next Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Truckee Community Center.
A consultant from Wormhoudt Landscape Architects will attend the meeting to hear the public’s ideas on the proposed permanent skate park, which would be at the Truckee River Regional Park’s parking at the former site of the Farmer’s Market.
The new park will replace an older, wooden version which was housed at the high school and assembled each year. It will be concrete-based.
“We’ve had the wooden one for two years now and we saw that the community wanted a new park, so we’re putting in a permanent one,” said Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District General Manager Steve Randall.
Randall said the designer will solicit input from the public, which is invited to bring clay models, sketches and blueprints.
Wormhoudt has designed skate parks in Carson City, Ventura, Santa Cruz, Palo Alto, Napa, Yuba City, as well as the world’s first-ever skate park in California.
Regular meeting planned
In a regular meeting of the recreation district tonight, board members and the public will discuss the possibility of a disc golf course at the regional park.
Randall said specific issues to be discussed include financing and the exact location.
Time will also be allotted to hear more ideas on the proposed ice rink at the park.
Board members will also be updated on the activity center at the high school, which Randall said is slated to open in early January with a grand opening on Jan. 23.
The meeting is open to the public and will be at 6:30 p.m. at the community center.
Sierra Sun E-mail: email@example.com
Visitors Guide | News | Diversions | Marketplace | Weather | Community
Copyright, tahoe.com. Materials contained within this site may
not be used without permission.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.