After nearly 20 years of contemplating funding, location and design, the Trail Sk8 Park is going up fast since ground officially broke near the boat launch on July 23. A grand opening is tentatively slated for mid-October. This week, council agreed to fund the long-awaited special event with up to $5,000 for ribbon-cutting, free refreshments, professional photos, music and a small giveaway. Guy Bertrand photo

After nearly 20 years of contemplating funding, location and design, the Trail Sk8 Park is going up fast since ground officially broke near the boat launch on July 23. A grand opening is tentatively slated for mid-October. This week, council agreed to fund the long-awaited special event with up to $5,000 for ribbon-cutting, free refreshments, professional photos, music and a small giveaway. Guy Bertrand photo

Smoke and steel at Trail Sk8 Park

The City of Trail is planning an opening bash for the long awaited Trail skate park

The City of Trail is planning an opening bash for the long awaited Trail skate park