Your Guide to Skateparks in and Around Westchester County

Looking for spots to shred in the 914? Head to these skateparks in and around Westchester to practice tricks and make friends.

Skateboarding is a sport that unites people. Usually, skateparks are for people to practice their skills, meet others, and hang out in their free time. Luckily, there are plenty of skateparks around Westchester where you can go and spend your Saturday afternoon. Since many of these skateparks are popular spots, there are likely to be more than a few local experts onsite who would be willing to help you get started.

If you are looking to become an active skateboarder or even do it as a fun activity, you don’t need to spend too much money. In comparison to other sports, skateboarding is rather inexpensive, even if you want to become a professional. Spending anywhere from $75 to $150 will get you rolling with the gear you need.

Sidney E. Frank Skate Park

436 5th Ave, New Rochelle

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Sidney E. Frank Skate Park is located in New Rochelle. The park is open all year, weather permitting. You are required to bring your own skateboard as well as safety gear. In addition to skateboarding, this park offers activities such as kids’ kayaking, swimming, adult softball, and skating. The skatepark has ramps upon which you can do as many tricks as you want. The park is open dawn to dusk, March through November. In addition to the onsite park, this skatepark also boasts a train station next to it for easy access in the community.

 

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Nyack Skate Park 

53 Piermont Ave, Nyack

If you are not that new to skateboarding and want to push yourself to learn more tricks, the Nyack Skate Park would be an ideal choice. Just a drive across the Tappan Zee, this park contains kickers, ledges, rails, and much more. After each skating sesh, visitors can sit down to admire the unbeatable views from the Hudson River. If hunger strikes, head to one of the must-try cafes and restaurants in town. Since this park is open 24 hours, it’s a top spot to catch sunrises and sunsets as well. 

 

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Rye Skatepark

51 Milton Rd, Rye

This skatepark has features for everyone and a friendly community that encourages people who are starting to learn. Moreover, the Rye Skatepark is also connected to the Rye Recreation Department, meaning that visitors have a number of programs and activities in which they can participate. The park is open from dawn to dusk.

Yonkers Skate Park

348 Tuckahoe Rd, Yonkers

Open 24 hours, this beautiful skatepark spans 7,000 square feet, which makes it spacious enough for skaters to roll free and practice all the tricks they want. The park is free to everyone. At the ramps, only skateboards and rollerblades are permitted. The Tuckahoe Metro-North Station is near the park, so there’s no need to bring a car. If you do, the park has free parking as well.

 

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Patriot Skate Park

363 Underhill Ave, Yorktown Heights

Patriot Skatepark sits behind the Town Hall commuter lot on Underhill Avenue in Yorktown Heights. It might not be the biggest skatepark out there, but it has a lot to do for beginners as well as experts. This park is unsupervised and open dawn to dusk, with free parking available.

 

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Gregory C. Jackson Jr. Memorial Skate Park

Snowden Park, 2 Water St, Ossining

Gregory C. Jackson Jr. Memorial Skate Park is a skatepark that features a mini ramp and also has several basic skateboarding obstacles such as a metal park, hubba, roll-in, quarter pipe, funbox, manual pad, handrail, flat rail, ledge, bank, and mini ramp. It includes a basketball court and is open 24 hours. 

 

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2nd Nature Skatepark

1 Highland Industrial Park, Peekskill

2nd Nature is an indoor skatepark that also includes a skateboard shop. The skatepark is open Monday to Friday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. This skatepark has a lot of ramps and cool features. Plus, locals can schedule private lessons as well as birthday parties. This location is ideal for the summertime to avoid those hot temperatures. Skating fees range from $10-$20 depending on the day of the week. 

 

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