Merkel Complex Officially Opens Saturday

Want to go to the Grand Opening? Here’s the info from Spokane Parks and Rec:

Join us for the Grand Opening & Celebration of the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex!

Saturday, August 7th

The Spokane Park Board, Parks Bond Citizen Advisory Committee and staff of the Spokane Parks and Recreation Department cordially invite you to attend a day of activities.

Activities Include:

8 am – dusk Explore the trails by foot (self-guided tour)

10 am Dedication ceremony and ribbon-cutting

10:30 am First pitch, soccer kick, skateboard drop, BMX start

4 pm Pistole Skate Competition

All Day Ongoing activities and demos for all ages, including:
· Soccer, Flag Football, Softball, Ultimate
Frisbee and Volleyball
· BMX Race and Run
· Skate Classes and Demonstrations
· Free Samples
· Live Music from Rock 94.5

About the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex
5701 N. Assembly

Spokane Parks and Recreation
808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99201
Ph: 509.625.6200 F: 509.625.6205

Trail Work Day
Saturday, 7/31

Help finish the new Dwight Merkel Trail!
9 AM-2 PM

Tour the Site:

6 full size natural grass soccer fields

2 full size synthetic athletic fields with lights

5 softball diamonds with lights

1 youth baseball field

*BMX track with lights & timing equipment

*Skate park

Neighborhood park with splash pad & playground

Walkable connection to Riverside State Park

Access to the new Dwight Merkel Trail



Meeting Space

*View pictures of the new BMX Track and Skate Park on our Facebook page!

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