The Rebirth of the Burlington Skatepark [SIV422] | Stuck in Vermont | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice
Pin It

The Rebirth of the Burlington Skatepark [SIV422] 

11/28/15: The Burlington Skatepark had a soft opening Monday which was attended by politicians, press and skaters young and old. This weekend, despite cold temperatures, the park was full of skaters, scooters and BMXers.

For married couple Trina Zide and Brendan Foster, owners of Maven skate shop in Burlington, this project has been a long time coming. Since 2008 the couple have been organizing community support through the Burlington Skatepark Coalition. Eva met up with the duo at Maven on Small Business Saturday to find out what it's like to finally see their hard work and dreams realized.

The Burlington Skatepark cost about one million dollars to build and is part of the Waterfront Access North project which is still underway. The official grand opening of the skatepark will be held this spring.

Music: The Snaz, Running Away from Home, "Try and Try and Try"

This episode of Stuck in Vermont was made possible by

Hotel Vermont and Vermont Tourism

Related Locations



Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Seven Days moderates comments in order to ensure a civil environment. Please treat the comments section as you would a town meeting, dinner party or classroom discussion. In other words, keep commenting classy! Read our guidelines...

Note: Comments are limited to 300 words.

About The Author

Eva Sollberger

Eva Sollberger


Seven Days senior multimedia producer Eva Sollberger launched her award-winning "Stuck in Vermont" web video series in 2007. Her videos have been viewed more than four million times online. She appears each Friday on WCAX at 6:30pm.

More by Eva Sollberger

Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative

All content © 2018 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So. Champlain St. Ste. 5, Burlington, VT 05401
Website powered by Foundation