Will Squamish have a new bike skills park?

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The District of Squamish will contribute $60,000 to the $360,000 project.

The District will give the Squamish Off-Road Cycling Association $60,000 to help the society build a new youth bike skills park at Brennan Park.

“I noted earlier today that you were just talking about the Brennan Park Master Plan,” said SORCA president Jeffrey Norman, addressing council on Dec. 14.

“And one of the important facets of that plan was the need for not-for-profits to take up the lead for a number of projects. Well, here today is one of those not-for-profits ready to take the lead.”

Norman said that the current skills park is at its end of life, and will require $360,000 for a makeover.

He said a grant from the province, in-kind and other donations would cover much of the cost, but the association needed $60,000 from the District.

He noted that the original park was built in 2013 —…

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