It is good to see the El Centro City Council is interested in building a skate park for the city's youth.
With the popularity of skateboarding and in-line skating, it makes sense for El Centro to consider such facilities
Other local cities already have. Take Calipatria. That small North County city was the first in the Imperial Valley to build a skate park. It's not the largest skate park, but it does serve a need in that community. Calexico was the next to open a skate park, and that facility has seen heavy use.
Now Brawley is on the verge of starting construction on a skate park, one expected to be built in the next fiscal year and will be the largest in the Valley. Already Brawley has set aside funding and received the necessary funds to make the project come to fruition.
The El Centro City Council has approved building a skate park next to the Conrad Harrison Youth Center on the unused tennis courts, which is an important step for the city. What it means is there will be skate parks in the three largest local cities and from one corner of the Valley to the other.