1.Skate park takes two steps forward, one step back
City officials are set to allocate a 100-foot by 40-foot section of the parking lot at Green Acres Park for use as a skate park for local kids. A group called Active Motivation has, for the past two years, been raising money and volunteers to turn the idea dreamed up by a few skateboarding kids into reality.2.Equipment theft won't crush volunteers' skate park dream (9/19/06)
Active Motivation volunteer and coordinator Roger Templeman said the group needs to erect an 8-foot high fence in the 40-foot by 100-foot area to keep thieves out
3. 'Makeover' comes to Hazel Park & Skaters help make it happen (08/20/06)
4. Skaters on board for community service (08/15/05)
Skaters on board for community service By John Michalak Daily Tribune Staff Writer HAZEL PARK A group of youths desiring a skate park in the city have expanded their effort and image to include community service projects with the help of a few adults
6. Plans continue to develop for proposed skate/bike park
Plans for a temporary skate/bike park are in the works after members from Active Motivation and Hazel ParkCity officials met on Feb. 25 to establish goals for the project. The meeting developed several strategies, including finding a temporary site for the park; setting up a trust fund for donation;, and even finding old ramp equipment the city had on loan.
7. Hazel Park aims high for 2005 (02/02/05)
A group of Hazel Park residents are making an effort to bring citizens together throughout the city to make a difference on both personal and municipal levels. Led by resident Roger Templeman, Active Motivation formed in late 2004 to stress the importance of community service and the positive outcomes it can bring.
High-flying bicyclists want double-duty facility in Hazel Park By John Michalak Daily Tribune Staff Writer HAZEL PARK City youths want the city to provide them with park space for a bike and skate course outfitted with ramps and rails to fly high doi