Skateboarding started to develop in California in the middle of the last century. Now is a business worth millions of dollars. Even though it has been popularized around the world, still the heart and soul of this sport are right here, in California. If you were wondering which skate park should you visit and have fun, here are five suggestions.
Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA
This skate park is located in Encinitas. Considering that it has a vert ramp that could be visited by the public, there can always be some famous skater enjoying and skating. You can see them in action doing what they know best – skating. It is a lot of fun and it can be easily enjoyed by complete beginners.
If you wish to see a replica of Combi pool, you can find it in Orange. There are precise transitions, exactly as they were before. There are rails, stair sets, banks, ledges as well as the manual pads, with a mini ramp and course for beginner warm-ups. When you wish to take a break and relax, there is a place where you can sit and watch professionals in action.
Venice Beach Skatepark
Venice Bach Skatepark’s location is absolutely amazing since it’s located on the Venice Beach, across the most famous beach town in California. There is a street section with steps, boxes, rails and ramps, as well as the pool, perfect for experienced riders. It is very interesting just to be there, since you can also see all kinds of mimes and musicians performing on the street, amusing the passers-by. It is a very interesting experience that will stay in your memory forever.
The Cove Skatepark
The Cove Skatepark is actually a place where popularizing of this sport started. It carries the feel of all those legends learning the basic steps and polishing their skills afterward. Visitors can choose which of the four areas they want to skate on. It will inspire you to create new historical success.
The skatelab was opened two decades ago. There is 20,000 square feet room for mastering the skills of skateboarding. With stair sets, gaps and boxes the fun is absolutely guarantied. Once you get tired, you can visit a museum to learn a little bit more about the history of sport. There is also a Hall of Fame, so you can see all the greatest names in skateboarding.
Hopefully, you will be able to visit all of them, but in the meantime choose the one that seems the most appealing to you. Each and every skate park offers thrill, excitement, fun and plenty of room to rest and take a break.