Cape Gazette

Epworth Church plans to construct skate park

Aug 12, 2013
Photo by: Deny Howeth Pat Loughlin, assistant pastor at Epworth UM Church, unveils the plans for the Epworth UMC Skate Project on the south edge of the parking lot.

Preliminary approval has been given to start raising funds for the construction of a concrete skate area at Epworth United Methodist Church on Holland Glade Road in Rehoboth. The announcement was made at Skate Day July 28. Jesse Clayton, 5th Pocket Design, will oversee and design the construction.

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Matthew McCauley tries a trick on one of the plywood platforms in the parking lot. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Josie Murr, 4, seeks shelter from the rain that interrupted Skate Day. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
The skate park is now mostly plywood; the new concept is a concrete park designed by Jesse Clayton of Philadelphia, Pa. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Adam Nichols works the half pipe at Epworth Skate Day, an all-ages event. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Chris Mansfield holds his 11-month-old daughter Ella in between sets. Chris is the guitarist for the Floaters, one of the bands that played at Skate Day at Epworth Church. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Logen Hood, 5, concentrates while skating in the half pipe. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Tristen Hood, 9, keeps it safe on Sunday. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Nick Weber, 12, gets air on a quarter pipe at Epworth Skate Day. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Comments (1)
Posted by: Barry Wayne Price | Aug 12, 2013 09:01

A worthy project for Epworth. Providing space for youth to enjoy their passion at the beach. A brillant, and admirable thing to do. Thanks Pat. How can we (the public) help?

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