The new skate park in Columbia County is expected to open Friday.
The skate park in Blanchard Woods Park in Evans is slated to open at 4 p.m.
Until lights are installed, the park will close at dark. When they are in place, the park will stay open until 10 p.m.
Helmets are required at the non-supervised facility and other protective gear is recommended.
The park, designed by Pillar Design Studios out of Tempe, Ariz., is part of a $1.5 million project at the park that also includes a BMX track.