Parks & Rec committee discusses new skatepark
October 4, 2019
By KIM E. STROM
BESSEMER - Conversation at the Bessemer Recreation Committee centered around a new skatepark for Bessemer's Bluff Valley Park at the old tennis courts Thursday. Current equipment placed in the park by the Mission Skate Shop in Bessemer is reportedly being used, and the city would like to see it grow.
Consequently, a full skatepark will be delivered to the park by the Mission Skate Shop Sunday evening. It will consist of a five foot quarter pipe, grind ledges, and jumps, said skate shop owner A.J. Granroth.
Granroth had earlier approached the city a...