Emily Proudfoot

Parks and Recreation
2:21 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Don't Jump The Fence. The Park Will Open Soon.

The evolution of Washington-Jefferson Skate Park
Credit skateandannoy.com

Skateboarders in Eugene can barely wait to use the new skatepark under the Washington-Jefferson bridge. It’s scheduled to officially open in June, but some have already been testing it out. 

The concrete is poured, the rails are up, and the major contractors are done. But that doesn’t mean the park is ready to ride. Emily Proudfoot is a landscape architect for the City of Eugene. She says even though they turn off the lights at night, people have been jumping the fence.

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