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For Immediate Release:


Tuesday, December 12, 2006

It's a Grand Opening for Goodyear's Community Park!


(GOODYEAR, AZ) - Demonstrations by professional skateboarders and BMX riders will highlight the grand opening of Goodyear Community Park Phase 2 on Saturday, Jan. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The park is located on Litchfield Rd., just north of Thomas Rd.


In addition to showcasing the park's long-awaited skate/BMX park, demonstrations by tennis pros and volleyball teams along with basketball activities, show off the park's four tennis courts, two sand volleyball courts and two basketball courts which also have a roller hockey overlay.


Phase II of the park, which has been under construction since June of 2006, also features an exciting new splash pad for the younger set.


The 27-acre park is the site of the City of Goodyear Fall and Spring Concert series, Movies in the Park, and annual special events such as the Spring Spectacular, Star Spangled Fourth, Howling Halloween Bash and the Holly Jolly Festival. Many sports leagues play at the park and Goodyear residents enjoy the tot areas and shady ramadas.


"This fabulous new phase of the park will allow the City to expand its recreation sports leagues, as well as accommodate increased audiences for special events," said Brian Barnes, Goodyear Public Works Superintendent.


The park will be open to the general public after the close of the grand opening ceremonies at 2 p.m. Don't miss the fun!



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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749