On Your Skates – Best Skate Parks Around Ryde

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There’s no shortage of cool skate parks around our area. Here’s our list, if you’re aware of any other please let us know!

Meadowbank Skate Park

Located: Constitution Rd W, Meadowbank

Features: Three-metre deep Olympic-standard competition bowl. Dual spine flow bowl as well as obstacles such as a euro gap, kickers, rails, kerb banks, and a streetscape skate park area. More info here.

Lachlan’s Line Macquarie Park

Location: Jarvis Cct, Macquarie Park

Inclusions: Concrete park with some small banks, quarter, speed bump and more

Macquarie Park Skate Park

Location: Shrimpton Creek, near 11 Narromine Way, Macquarie Park

Inclusions: Concrete donut bowl

Gladesville Skate Park

Located: North western corner of Gladesville Reserve adjacent to Victoria Road

Features: Jersey barrier, ledges and rails and a sculptured metal flat bank

West Epping Park

Location: Ward Street, Epping (near the YMCA)

Features: Grind rail and quarter pipes

Blackman Park Skate Park, Lane Cove West

Location: Lloyd Rees Rd, Lane Cove West

Features: Concrete street course and mini ramp

Sydney Olympic Park known as Monster Skate Park

Location: Orana Parade, Sydney Olympic Park

Features: the best vert ramp in Australia and well as a spined mini and indoor street course. For further information check out www.monster.com.au

Carlingford Skate Park

Location: John Wearn Reserve Farnell Avenue, Carlingford

Features: Quarter pipes, banks, grind rail and funbox

Telopea Skate Park

Location: Sturt Park Sturt Street near Evans Road, Telopea within walking distance of Telopea train station

Features: Quarter pipes, banks, grind rail, funbox and a recently completed mini bowl

Parramatta Skate Park

Location: James Ruse Reserve Harris Street near Hassall Street, Harris Park, a short walking distance from Parramatta train station and bus interchange

Features: Halfpipes, funbox, grind rails and a 9ft bowl

Chatswood Skate Park

Location: Cnr Orchard Rd and Albert Rd, Chatswood

Features: 5ft open bowl at one end and a 5ft flatbank at the other, as well as a central pyramid, a 3ft mini, heaps of ledges of varying heights and lengths, some rails, and a funbox

Five Dock Skate Park

Location: Corner of First Avenue and Ingham Avenue, Five Dock

Features: 5 and 8 foot bowl, spine, love seat, pool coping and lines for days plus the legendary Snake Run has recently been revamped and improved.