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Skate park to open in Ras Al Khaimah

Published on February 24, 2020 at 15.45

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An exclusive skate park will open in Ras Al Khaimah's Saqr Park with a three-day event that kicks off on Thursday, February 27. The free event will see the skate park buzzing from 3pm to 10pm on February 27-29.- Supplied photo
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The official opening on Friday, February 28 will feature special performances from international skateboarders like 15-year-old Isabelly Avila, her father Garcia Rodriguez and 13-year-old Virginia Fortes Aguas.- Supplied photo
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They will also host workshops where visitors will have the opportunity to skate with the pros and pick up key techniques, skills and tricks. The event will also feature an outdoor market. -Screengrab
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Centered around a green space in a Ghaf tree reserve within Saqr Park, the skating facility offers an outdoor space spanning 620sqm for the UAE’s growing skating community. -Screengrab
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Skaters can face off against a series of obstacles, including a bowl, pyramids, ledges, banks and round rails. The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) hopes to make the skate park a hotspot for avid skateboarders, rollerbladers and BMX bike riders. -Screengrab
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