"One of the reasons it took so long is we were investigating," said Teresa V. Geary, chief executive officer of the Boyertown Area YMCA.
"We talked to the kids and we realized if we want to draw kids in and get them off the streets we need to do this right."
Concrete skate parks are less common, she
said; the closest one is in Bethlehem.
"We are in the initial silent phase, reaching out to those in the community who can help support it," Geary