When the Walton County Board of
Matt Barton, assistant manager at Central Square Records, believes it does.
Barton, who has lived in South Walton for four years, has attended two or three meetings to discuss the possibilities of a sports complex for South Walton and he gave his input at the last one.
One of the sites under consideration would be obtained via a lease and due to the way the water lines are laid, it could not accommodate digging down to build the concrete bowl structure that is a skate facility, said Barton.
The two remaining sites under consideration include the one on
Barton feels certain that if a skate park were built in South Walton it would be filled with people and is a good way to support youth athletics in
"I feel like it would be used daily by at least 50 people a day, depending on whether it is little or big, especially since the 30A board shop is open and kids are purchasing boards," he said.
While Barton, 30, doesn’t do the skateboard thing any more, he does still enjoy riding his BMX at a skateboard park.
He used to drive with friends to
"Like I said, I'm a little older, but I certainly hope we can get one built...,” he said. “It depends on what the community wants."