A new skate park opens at the Parkwood Recreation Center starting Friday, Aug. 21, and running through Sunday, Aug. 30. It will be open weekends from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and weekdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Skate Park is available to all skateboarders/rollerbladers, with a park card and a Skate Park Pass, which is mandatory for everyone who participates. The pass can be obtained at Great Neck House (parent signature required for those under 18 years of age). Full equipment is required, including a helmet, wrist guards, elbow pads and knee pads. Call 516-482-0355 for more information.