Columbia, Missouri, is home to an outdoor facility for skateboarders and inline skaters recognized nationwide by the skating community and its press. Completed in 1999, the park has an elaborate street course designed to entertain and challenge skaters, whether they are beginners or experienced. The 28,000 sq. ft. course was designed by park planning staff and skaters. The skaters who participated in the design process ranged in age from 12-24 years old. Construction was accomplished in-house by the Parks and Recreation construction staff.