|(Posted 6/25/2002) |
SOURCE: Hollywood * Sports
BELLFLOWER, Calif.--Hollywood Sports, the exciting new extreme sports showcase will open to the public on Monday, July 8. A Grand Opening Ribbon
Cutting Ceremony will be held on June 27 at 12 noon, attended by Dennis Bukowski, President of Hollywood Sports Park, LLC; Mayor John Pratt of Bellflower, city council members, a
representative of LA County Sheriff Lee Baca, and extreme sports industry professionals.
"It's been a long road to get to this day, but we are pleased we took the time to make this the best extreme Sports Park in the country," says Bukowski. "We are very gratified to have the support
of the community of Bellflower, extreme sports professionals and competitors from around the world who offered their suggestions and recommendations for the design of the park."
The park has been under construction over the past year on the site of a former 9-hole municipal golf course, and offers one of the best collections of dedicated extreme sports tracks and areas
in the country. Hollywood Sports park allows visitors from around the world to enjoy BMX biking, skateboarding, in-line skating, paintball games, rock climbing, a slick track speedway, plus
volleyball, basketball, tennis, arcade and night club facilities.
The park not only offers the latest innovations in sports, but also combines them with the glamour of Hollywood, creating a multifaceted recreational and entertainment experience unlike any
other. Integral to the Hollywood Sports concept is the use of actual movie and TV sets to create scenarios and environments that make visitors feel as if they are part of a major production. It is
the first major theme park to combine both participatory sports and entertainment, while delivering the fun of some of the 21st century's most popular extreme sports on both recreational and
Hollywood Sports is located 9030 Somerset Blvd., in Bellflower, California *, near the intersection of Lakewood Blvd. and Somerset, between the 710, 605, 91, and 5 freeways. Information is
available on the Web at www.hollywoodsports.com, or by calling 562/867-9600.
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WHAT: The Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Hollywood
WHEN: Thursday, June 27, 2002 * at 12:00 noon
(Sports demonstrations begin at 10 AM)
WHERE: Hollywood Sports Park
9030 Somerset Blvd. (near Lakewood Blvd).
WHY: Hollywood Sports is the exciting new extreme sports park in
Bellflower, offering state-of-the-art sports experiences from
Paintball to BMX to skateboarding and rock climbing.
WHO: Dennis Bukowski, President of Hollywood Sports, LLC
Mayor John Pratt, Mayor of Bellflower
A representative of Lee Baca, Sheriff of Los Angeles * County
Sports Professionals from the Freestyle * Skateboard,
BMX Cycling and Paintball Industries
HOW: Call the Hollywood Sports RSVP desk at 562/867-9600
Officials from the City of Bellflower, including Mayor John Pratt and other city council members will attend the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Hollywood Sports, at Noon,
Thursday, June 27. Lee Baca, Sheriff of Los Angeles County will also attend. Prior to the ribbon cutting ceremonies, demonstrations of BMX bicycling, freestyle skateboarding, and speedball
competitions will be held starting at 10:00 AM. The park opens officially to the public July 8, with special preview sessions * starting June 27.
Hollywood Sports Park
Giovanni D'Egidio, 626/429-4871, 562/867-9600
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