(Update: On Monday, December 5, the Ocala Recreation and Parks Department stated on its Facebook page, “Rest assured that we are not permanently closing the park. Our crews are working hard to repair and clean up the vandalism to make it a safe place for all to enjoy. We expect to have the skate park open by the end of the week.”)
The City of Ocala has announced that the skate park located at 517 NE 9th Street will be closed for maintenance effective immediately, and it will remain closed until further notice.
The Ocala Skate Park is a recreational park that includes murals, benches, and plenty of surfaces for skateboarders, in-line skaters, and freestyle bicyclists to enjoy.
The park’s normal hours of operation are from sunrise to 10 p.m. daily.
For more information, contact the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department at 352-368-5517.