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Best Skate Parks In Metro Detroit

December 5, 2011 11:30 AM

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Looking for a place to skate without getting hassled by the police or property owners? Maybe you’re a parent searching for a safe place for your kids to skate or rollerblade. Scope out our list of the best skate parks in the Metro Detroit area. Get full details on the rates by checking the websites. Some of the pay to skate places offer membership discounts. Oh yeah! One more thing … don’t forget your helmet!
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Riley Skate Park

35750 W 8 Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
(248) 473-1805
rileyskatepark.com
Free Admission

With 29,000 square feet of concrete, this park has a ton of great features including a capsule and a clamshell overhang. Beginners or skaters looking to learn more can participate in a 5 day skate camp! Check the site for dates. Fans say it’s one of the best bowls in the state. The park is free, but come early because it fills up quick. No BMX Bikes allowed. Open year round.

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Oakland Vert Skate Park

6010 Wall St
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
(586) 979-5662
oaklandvert.com
Day session – $25

This indoor park is a solid choice for somebody who wants to learn to skate. They have lessons with knowledgeable trainers. Skate on a variety of ramps, rails and obstacles from the tame to very advanced. Helmets are required! No BMX.

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Landslide Skate Park

44621 Morley Dr
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-1170
landslidesk8.com
Day session – $20

About 10 years ago Raymond Guisgand opened his indoor skate park on Morley Drive in Clinton Twp. Striving to keep a positive spin on the skateboard industry and culture , Landslide provides a family friendly environment with guidance from experienced staff. You can often find promotions on the website for bringing in good grades or a Church bulletin for discounted sessions.

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Modern Skate Park

1500 N Stephenson Hwy
Royal Oak, MI 48067
(248) 546-7275
modernskate.com
Weekend day session – $25

This indoor park is huge! It includes a nice sized bowl and impressive street course. They host events all year round. Skaters younger than 18 years old must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. Rent the entire park for 2 hours after 9:30, Sun. – Thurs. for about $450 bucks. How cool would that birthday party be!?

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Transitions Ramp Park

5618 Van Born Ct
Dearborn Heights, MI 48125
(313) 299-9205
skatetrp.com
Skate all day – $12

Check out this 14,000 square foot indoor park! They have an 11 foot vert wall and loads of other ramps. Rent the entire park for $120 for three hours (up to ten people). BMX are allowed! As with most of the pay parks, a waiver is required for minors.

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Zero Gravity Skate Park

1585 Crescent Lake Rd
Waterford, MI 48327
(248) 673-7177
zerogravitysk8.com

The 17,000 square foot indoor skate floor was designed and built by ESPN X Games crew including Azikiwee Anderson, Brian Pino and Mike Broadhead and features a 10 foot quarter pipe and more than 13 ledges and hand rails. A day session will run you $10. Helmet rule is strictly enforced!

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Meijer Park

333 Orndorf Dr.
Brighton, MI 48116
(810) 225-8096
Email | selcra.com
Day session – $5

Behind Meijer in Brighton you’ll find this staff supervised outdoor park. It features an inline hockey rink, asphalt trail, skateboard challenge section and a pavilion. Available for private rentals. Open from April 1 through October 29. Bikes are allowed every Sunday. Forgot your helmet at home? No biggie! They have free helmet rentals. Call before heading out since the staff may not open the park if the weather is so-so or if the turnout is low.

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Memorial Park Skateboard Park

13 Mile and Woodward, North of 13 Mile
Royal Oak
ci.royal-oak.mi.us

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