First off, I would like to say that this is a very nice park. I think Site Design Group built it, but I'm not sure. Very smooth concrete work, the coping is on right and the layout is nice. It is basically split into two parts, the street section and the bowl section. It has good flow and you can just blast around the place when it's not crowded. I loved it. Plenty of ledges and rails for the flip trick set and a nice big multi bowl for the old school set. It's right next to a big video arcade/fun center so when the sun is too much you can take a break.
I don't think pads are required, I didn't see anyone wearing any and no cops came by when I was there.
The bowls only get to about 6 feet deep in the biggest part and are fun. All kinds of lines can be found here. I would have to give this park an 8 out of 10. Why is it that a lot of the better skateparks are in little towns and the big cities can only put up crappy stuff?