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Brandon Skate Park Then and Now

In recognition of Go Skateboarding Day on June 21, here's a look back in video at the Brandon Skate Park while under construction, at Providence Park East, and as revealed at its ribbon-cutting May 12, 2012.

 

The Brandon Skate Park at Providence Park East in Riverview celebrates its two-month anniversary June 21, which also happens to be national Go Skateboarding Day.

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Brandon Skate Park director Sam Halsted was interviewed by Brandon Patch editor Linda Chion Kenney. Read her report, .

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The park is open Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and on Sundays from noon to 8 p.m.

The Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department owns and operates the park, which opened April 21 and had its ribbon-cutting celebration May 12. In celebration of the park's opening, admission to the park is free through at least the summer.

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