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Parks & Rec committee discusses new skatepark


October 4, 2019

Kim E. Strom/Daily Globe

Skatepark equipment placed at Bluff Valley Park in Bessemer will soon see a major upgrade. A full skatepark will be delivered Sunday evening. The donation is coming from Rhinelander and will be brought to the park by Mission Skate Shop owner A.J. Granroth and several volunteers who also placed the current equipment there and created the pump track in the background.


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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...

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