"Fairground Fridays and a free indoor skateboard park that will be open daily lead the list of teen activities that will be offered this summer by Winston-Salem Recreation and Parks.
The Fairground Fridays Kick-off Party is June 27 with the King BMX Stunt Show, MC Busta Brown, music by Mr. Bill’s Productions, dance contests, prizes, give-aways and free arcade games from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Education Building at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. Concessions will be available.
All Fairground Fridays will be held rain or shine. Admission is free. Parking is available through Gate 5 on Deacon Boulevard.
The Fairground Fridays Kick-Off Party on June 27 also marks the opening of an indoor skateboard park the Recreation Department is setting up inside the Education Building. The skateboard park will be open daily through Aug. 1 from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 2 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is free and includes use of the arcade games inside the building. Concession stands will be open during skating hours.
Fairground Fridays will skip the first week of July for Independence Day and then return July 11, 18, 25 and Aug. 1. More information about Fairground Fridays and the indoor skateboard park will be posted at CityofWS.org/FairgroundFridays.
Also this summer, Polo Park, Fourteenth Street and the Martin Luther King Jr. recreation centers will hold Teen Nights on Fridays from 6 to 10 p.m. June 20 through Aug. 1 with open play, music and game rooms.
Hanes Hosiery Recreation Center has Teen Night Basketball from 6 to 10 p.m. on Tuesdays. Hanes Hosiery will also host the annual Hang the Net Celebrity Shootout and Slam Dunk Contest at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 24.
A complete list of recreation center activities for teens during the summer is posted online at WePlay.ws and in the Spring/Summer issue of the WePLAY recreation catalog."
A Press Release