Jump

Joliet, IL

#1 Jun 6, 2013
Is this safe for middle school age kids? Mixed reviews from friends.
Addict

Heyworth, IL

#2 Jun 6, 2013
No a bunch of kid go there to shoot up :/ sad but true
Jump

Joliet, IL

#3 Jun 6, 2013
Addict wrote:
No a bunch of kid go there to shoot up :/ sad but true
i was hoping this was not true. Such a shame kids can't enjoy this park.
mom

Joliet, IL

#4 Jun 7, 2013
True.has been for years. I guess the Braidwood Police cant do anything about it. Or about the heroin anywhere else in Braidwood for that matter.
coal city high schooler

Joliet, IL

#5 Jun 12, 2013
is this about the coal city or braidwood skatepark?
sure

Joliet, IL

#6 Jun 12, 2013
coal city high schooler wrote:
is this about the coal city or braidwood skatepark?
Both for sure
Addict

Heyworth, IL

#7 Jun 12, 2013
All these people in these small towns are turning into junkies!
Some light

Wheaton, IL

#8 Jun 13, 2013
No nobody is going to the skate park and shooting up. they have cameras,people smoke the occasional bowl of pot and cigs but nobody is shooting up there. Braidwood cracked down on the park so its calmed down alot.
Teenage dirtbag

Orland Park, IL

#9 Jun 13, 2013
Kids r shooting up where and when they feel like it. The skate park just happens ti occasionally be a place to do it. Its not like when someone shows up to the park everyone thats there is shooting up and runs to shoot them up too. Teach ur kids not to do drugs and how to avoid any kind if peer pressure. Then, let them live life and hope u did a good job raising them. If u see signs of drug abuse then crack down on them. Dont think u can shelter ur kids from all harm. If u do its likely that when they get away from u they will be more likely to do drugs and wild things.
Seriously

Lombard, IL

#10 Jun 13, 2013
Skate parks have always had the stigma of being "drug dens". Yeah, some of the patrons may participate in illicit activity, but that is no reason to shelter your child from the truth. If you can honestly and openly talk to them about the dangers of narcotics, the skate park should be of no concern for your child. What better example of why not to do drugs than seeing a 30 year old man strung out on a picnic table with a bunch of 16 year olds.
Away

Joliet, IL

#11 Jun 16, 2013
I would not allow your child to go to this park alone. Bring your child and participate with them.
Beware

Joliet, IL

#12 Jun 17, 2013
After 6 pm it is a bad place to be.

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