MUKILTEO, WA. July 25, 2023 – The Mukilteo Family YMCA is hosting MUK games, its largest skate park event of the year, on July 28-30. From beginners to professionals, riders will perform mind-blowing tricks as they compete for amazing prizes and recognition among the skateboarding community.
“We are so excited to give everyone their moment to shine and a unique opportunity to participate in the sport they love,” said Jason Maki, Skate Park Director. “I’m particularly looking forward to the non-locals who attend the event and throw down (which translates to: do awesome tricks)!”
The weekend’s events consist of Finger Skateboarding from 4 – 8 pm on Friday, July 28, Skateboarding from 10 am – 4 pm on Saturday, July 29 and Scootering from 10 am – 4 pm on Sunday, July 30. The wide variety of events gives everyone the chance to display their skills and talent.
“This is a great venue for riders of all skill levels to compete,” said Maki. “Besides the absolute plethora of prizes to win, thanks to local shops and renowned skateboard companies, competing and having the chance to skate the park with an enthusiastic crowd watching can be a life experience these riders will never forget.”
Each rider will get two 45-second runs in their assigned division while having their names and tricks broadcasted by an emcee. The weekend’s festivities includes food, prizes, music, skating culture, and more! Lunch is provided for participants. Lunch tickets will be available to purchase.
“Spectators can expect to see all ages and ability levels showcase their skills and be a part of our summertime classic,” said Maki. “It’s a fantastic opportunity to check out the skating world and see what happens at our incredible facility.”
Registration is open through the end of the week for participants who want to compete. Registration is $5 for Y members and $15 community members. The event is free for spectators. Photo I.D. is required for the general public. For more information, please visit: bit.ly/3oXBnty
The MUK is one of the largest outdoor parks in Washington state, featuring all elements of a traditional skate park, but with the addition of trained, caring instructors providing supervision at all times. The Y’s skate park is the only staffed skate facility in Snohomish County.