Skatepark Construction Nearly Complete

EUGENE, Ore. — The concrete work at the new Washington Jefferson Skate Park is complete, now crews are just working to install benches and perfect the landscaping around the park. ┬áSkaters for Eugene Skateparks is an organization that has worked for years to get this skatepark constructed at Washington Jefferson Park. Supporters said they can’t … Continue reading »

Washington-Jefferson Skatepark Progress

EUGENE, Ore. — The Washington-Jefferson Skatepark is starting to take shape and getting organizers excited. The project broke ground in October and board members say the project is on schedule. They say the progress has been great and they’re even looking at an early opening in April. Talks about the skate park has been around … Continue reading »

Volunteers Break Ground For Skate Park

EUGENE, Ore. — Local skaters, construction workers and volunteers from the city of Eugene spent the morning tearing down a 40-year-old playground to make room for a new skate park. It’s been a project six years in the making. A group called Skaters for Eugene Skate Parks spent years working to get a skate park … Continue reading »

Council Discusses Skate Park Funding

EUGENE, Ore. — The council talked about whether to use park bond money to help build a skate park in Washington-Jefferson Park Wednesday. The project still needs $600,000. Some councilors worry that the bond’s rules won’t allow that money to be used for this project, but many supported the idea. “There’s a compelling need for … Continue reading »