Merced Youth Succeed in Bringing Lighting to McNamara Skate Park

June 3, 2021 · 

McNamara Park draws youth from across the City of Merced for its skate park. But, without lighting, the park became unusable and unsafe for young people looking to skate in the evenings. In June, Merced youth spoke with elected officials and successfully advocated to allocate dollars from general fund to pay for lighting.