Skate Ramps in Melbourne

Riverslide Skate Park is the only skatepark in the city. If you’d like some variety, and want to try some other skateparks around town, here’s a few to get you started.
South Kensington Sk8Park

JJ Holland Park, Kensington
Melways ref: 42 J3

What’s there?
The South Kensington Sk8Park is a big concrete course. There are gaps in the portable sections to watch out for.

Getting there
If you take the St Albans/Williamstown/Werribee Train Line, get off at South Kensington Station and walk across JJ Holland Park.

If you take the Broadmeadows Train Line, get off at Kensington Station and head west down Macaulay Road and south down Kensington Road.

Ascot Vale Sk8Park

Wingate Community Centre, Wingate Avenue, Ascot Vale
Melways ref: 28 H11

What’s there?
This is a street-type park with fun box and a few ledges.

Getting there
If you take tram 57 from Elizabeth Street, get off the tram at Stop 32 in front of the showgrounds and head towards the flats.

If you take the Broadmeadows Train Line, get off at Ascot Vale Station and head south down Ascot Vale Road until you reach Wingate Avenue.

Fitzroy Bowl

Edinburgh Gardens, North Fitzroy
Melways ref: 2C D1

What’s there?
Two deep concrete bowls and a shallow beginners’ bowl.

Getting there
If you take tram 11 from Collins Street, get off at Stops 20 or 21 when you see the gardens on the right. The bowl is in the gardens.

Junction Skate and BMX Park

Riversdale Road, Camberwell
Melways ref: 45 G12

What’s there?
A street course and bowl.

Getting there
If you take trams 70 or 75 from Flinders Street, get off at Stop 38 in front of the park.

If you take the Lilydale or Belgrave Train Lines, get off at Camberwell Station and head south down Burke Road before turning right into Riversdale Road. The skatepark is on your right.

Prahran Ramp and Bowl

Malvern Road, Prahran
Melways ref: 2L K10

What’s there?
The Prahran skatepark features a 14-foot metal vert ramp, a metal mini and ledge/street based skating.

Getting there
If you take tram 72 from Swanston Street, get off at the intersection of Chapel Street and Commercial and Malvern roads. Head east down Malvern Road and the skate ramp is on your right.

If you take the Sandringham train, get off at Prahran Station, head east up Greville Street to Chapel Street, turn left into Chapel Street and then right into Malvern Road. The park is on your right.

The Shed Sk8 Park

New Holland Drive, Cranbourne
Melways ref: 134 C5

What’s there?
This is the largest indoor skatepark in the Southern Hemisphere and one of the largest skateparks in the world. The park includes half pipes, mini ramps, fun boxes, and grind poles.

Entry is $8 with pass out. Limited equipment is available for hire.

Getting there
If you take the Cranbourne Train Line, get off at Cranbourne Station and catch the 896 bus to the skatepark.

Box Hill Skatepark, VIC (in a shop)
– 693 Station St, Cnr Whitehorse Rd & Station St
Box Hill, VIC
(03) 9897 4200
Call first to check their opening times!

Box Hill is a small but fun indoor skatepark facility in Melbourne.” J.O.

http://www.street-directory.com.au/melbourne/melbourne_map.cgi?landmark=SKATING+RINKS

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2 Responses to “Skate Ramps in Melbourne”

  1. Anthony Says:

    heya, thought you might be interested in a liddle book called “Australian Skatepark Guide”, (mine’s the 2007 edition, but i think it’s updated yearly/whatever. i got mine from Manly Skateboard’s web-shop…

  2. Anthony Says:

    heya, thought you might be interested in a liddle book called “Australian Skatepark Guide”, (mine’s the 2007 edition, but i think it’s updated yearly/whatever. i got mine from Manly Skateboard’s web-shop…