Progress continues on Prairieville skatepark

Staff Report
Concrete has been poured at the skatepark in Prairieville.

Crews have been working on the skatepark in Prairieville, located in the Oak Grove Community Center and Playground at the corner of Hwy. 42 at Hwy. 73.

Concrete has been poured at the site, and plans have been in the works for a grand-opening ceremony in the coming weeks.

The Prairieville skate park will be located in the Oak Grove Community Center and Playground at the corner of Hwy. 42 and Hwy. 73.

The park was moved from Gonzales to make room for the Ascension Parish Council on Aging expansion.

Local officials have said the skatepark will create recreational opportunities for children who are not interested in more traditional sports.