Skateparks for Dallas recently received coverage in the DallasNews.com by city columnist Robert Wilonsky. Robert has a long history of championing the city and we were thankful to be linked to in his article.
Dallas Water Utilities is going to repair and restore the 205 acre lake that more than a century ago was Dallas’ first-ever drinking water source.
Richard Wagner, a DWU Assistant Director confirmed that Bachman Lake will finally be dredged.
In recent years, the city considered several options for Bachman Lake, each intended to save money or avoid the inevitable fixes as much as possible. Each would have shrunk the lake’s footprint. A task force of six citizens appointed by Council Member Gates, Narvaez and Medrano put a stop to that: All voted for the “maintain the lake” option
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Skateparks for Dallas’s own Clinton Haley was one of the six citizens on the committee, so the skatepark was well represented in the process.
Read about the Bachman Lake Task Force and their recommendation to “Maintain the Lake”
The Dallas News’ City Columnist Robert Wilonsky covers Bachman Lake and links to Skateparks for Dallas
Welcome to the Skate-ocracy, where citizens can give their input to the amazing new Garland Skatepark that is under development
Read about @tetrahedron333, a Dallas-based artist who creates characters inspired by her native El Paso on skateboards, and supports the Dallas skateboard scene
The Skateparks for Dallas is a project of Clinton Haley and the Dallas Parks Foundation. Your support goes a long way towards helping build an amazing skatepark in Dallas.
Texas Skateboarding Museum, Guapo, Deep Ellum, Dallas, TX
Artwork by Justin McGuffin
Guapo Skateboards played host to the first monthly Skate Jam on Sunday during their regularly scheduled ‘Girls Sesh’. The many skaters in attendance were probably the coolest people in Dallas, and you should have been there!
Ryan Crane is an architectural visualization designer, skatepark designer, skateboard community advocate and competition skater.