A new City of Dubuque skate park will open next week.

The park, located at Flora Park, will open at noon Monday, July 15. A ribbon-cutting celebration will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, in coordination with Kids in Dubuque Skate, the local organization that helped raise funds for the effort.

The concrete park can be used for skateboards, skates, bicycles and non-motorized scooters. The park is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Security lighting and surveillance cameras have been placed at the park. The city does not assume any liability for injuries, according to a press release.

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