The MHS Skate Club and Skate Essex sponsor an "Open Jam' to demonstrate and promote the need for a Montclair skate park facility, building a list of signatures on a petition, and drawing a crowd of about one hundred from the community of enthusiasts, parents and other supporters of the sport, Saturday, October 26.

There are skate parks existing in a handful of surrounding communities, Clifton, the West and East Oranges, and Woodland Park.