Skate park opens in Midvale

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There's something new for kids to do in the center of the Salt Lake Valley. A ribbon-cutting ceremony opened the new Copperview Skate Park today.

A professional skate team put on a demonstration of the kinds of tricks that can be performed at the new park.

It's a dream come true for Midvale's Mayor, JoAnn Seghini. She said, "Twelve years ago, a group of young people, pre-teens between the ages of 8 and 11, came to the city council and asked if we would please have a skateboard park in Midvale."

At that point, Midvale had no land or money for the park. But the Zoo, Arts and Parks Tax paid for the project, which was built by the Parks and Recreation Department.

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