PRAIRIEVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – The relocation of the skatepark in Ascension Parish is now officially done and the opening date is set.

The skatepark is opening on Saturday, May 1.

From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Ascension Parish Recreation is holding a “grand opening and ribbon cutting.”

This completes the move of the skatepark from Gonzales to Prairieville.

According to the Ascension Parish Government, the new location is at “Oak Grove Community
Center grounds on Highway 42 at Highway 73.”

Along with the skatepark, visitors to the new location will find a playground, spray park and community center building.

The Ascension Parish Government has plans for the grand opening including what is listed below:

  • Live music by Daniel Tullier and Clay Bourque
  • Bounce house
  • Free photo booth
  • Free food and drinks
  • Skateboarding demos and best trick competitions with the help of Rukus