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An artist's rendering shows Phase 1 of a new skate park at Faulkner Park. The first phase will open Saturday, city officials said. (File/Courtesy)

The city of Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate the opening of Faulkner Skate Park at 10 a.m. Saturday. 

The skate park is in Faulkner Park, 410 Cumberland Road, and will be Phase 1 of a bigger project that will eventually replace the deteriorating Noble E. Young Skate Park and become a regional hub for skaters. 

A local skating club will give a 10-minute skating demonstration at Saturday's event.

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