The Summer Local: SK8EVL

Before we begin, let’s get something out of the way. If you are of the attitude that skateboarding (and snowboarding, for that matter) consists of shady kids looking for trouble, please get out from the rock you’ve been living under. No longer are these sports — or activities, whichever you’d prefer — anti-establishment, or any of the other preconceived notions society likes to label something different.


Ellicottville Times: Fund to bring skate park to Ellicottville established, meetings in the works

The goal to construct a skate park in Ellicottville is about more than just skateboarding, added Brenda Perks. “The skate park will provide a safe, designated place for skateboarders, rollerbladers, BMXers and scooters. It will encourage kids and adults of all ages to get outside and be active,” she said. “Whether you’re an experienced skateboarder or you want to learn, the facility will be open to everyone to use, and at no charge.”