Columbia skate park opens Saturday

A ribbon-cutting and open skate is set for Saturday to usher in the new Owens Field Skate Park.

The park, at 1351 Jim Hamilton Blvd. in the Rosewood area, officially opens at 10 a.m., about a month ahead of schedule.

The custom concrete skate park features 14,500 square-feet of usable concrete surface incorporating ramps, bowls, half bowls, stairs, ledges, and inclined rails.

- Staff reports