Skating advocates have attempted to reserve parking lots and basketball courts to no avail.
Thousands of skateboarders have flocked to Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C., since 1980.
With over 430 members in the GroupMe and around 150 active members, students have flocked to this skating community.
The group, which launched in April 2021, welcomes both rollerbladers and skateboarders of all levels to lessons and group skate sessions.
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