Partly Cloudy   78.0F  |  Forecast »

Skating Rinks and Skate Parks in Southeast Michigan

The best places for kids, parents and the entire family to try some roller or inline skating inside – or grab the skateboards and have a blast outside

(page 2 of 2)

Skate Parks

Auburn Hills Skate Park

  • Address: 202 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills
  • Phone: 248-370-9353
  • Hours: 8 a.m.-dusk April-November, weather permitting; closed in winter
  • Cost: free

Attack three big ramps, two fun boxes and a collection of rails at this park that has nearby picnic tables alongside the river.

Birmingham Skate Park

  • Address: 2300 E. Lincoln St., Birmingham
  • Phone: 248-530-1642
  • Hours: dawn-dusk; open year-round, weather permitting
  • Cost: free

With a 4-foot mini ramp, two pyramids, four large quarter pipes and much more, this public skate park qualifies for the big leagues. Bikes and scooters not permitted.

Concrete Jungle

  • Address: 36651 Ford Road, Westland
  • Phone: 734-467-3200
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; hours many vary by season (open spring, summer and fall months; check ahead)
  • Cost: free

This outdoor park is 20,000 square feet of rock-solid concrete for skaters to grind, ride and glide. Join fellow boarders for Friday night skates under the park's bright lights. Helmets are required.

Huntington Woods Skate Park

  • Address: 11 Mile Road, east of Coolidge Highway, Huntington Woods
  • Phone: 248-541-3030
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-dusk; open spring, summer and fall; Closed during the winter
  • Cost: free

A three-tiered big bowl to conquer is just the beginning of this rad park that also houses plenty of rails and elements to grind.

Livonia Community Center Skate Park

  • Address: Livonia Community Recreation Center, 15100 Hubbard St.
  • Phone: 734-466-2410
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays
  • Cost: daily pass for non-residents: $8.50/ages 4-12, $11.50/kids 13-18; daily fee for residents without a pass: $4.25/ages 4-12, $5.75/kids 13-18; free/for residents of Livonia on Tuesday and Thursdays

This park has ramps for both advanced skaters and beginners with 14,000 square feet to board. There's a fee to skate, but you get access to other park facilities, too. A helmet is required to skate.

Modern Skate Park

  • Address: 1500 N. Stephenson Highway, Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-546-7275
  • Hours: vary by day; call for session times, open year-round
  • Cost: rates vary; memberships available

This 80,000-square-foot skate park is world-renowned with obstacles and ramps from wall-to-wall that are perfect for bikers, bladers and boarders. Skaters of all levels welcome, and protective gear is available for rent.

Riley Skate Park

  • Address: Founder's Sports Park, 35500 Eight Mile Road, Farmington Hills
  • Phone: 248-473-1800
  • Hours: 8 a.m.-dusk. Mondays-Fridays (closed during skate camps); hours may vary (check ahead for details), open weather permitting
  • Cost: free

Don't miss out on this outdoor seasonal skate park, only open in the spring. This 29,000-square-foot community project is still expanding with donations, and the park is free for all levels of skaters to enjoy.

Woodall Skate Park

  • Address: Woodall Neighborhood Park on River Bends Drive, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-731-0300
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-dusk, weather permitting; open April 1-Nov. 1
  • Cost: free

Skate like the wind at this city park that has plenty of ramps and rails for skateboards, BMX and inline connoisseurs. Helmets required. Fresh air provided.

Wyandotte Skate Park

  • Address: 20th and Grove streets, Memorial Park, Wyandotte
  • Phone: 734-324-7295
  • Hours: 6 a.m.-10 p.m. weather permitting; open year-round
  • Cost: free

Bring your bike or blades and spend a day perfecting your technique on ramps of all sizes.

Add your comment:
Advertisement

More »Latest Articles & Blog Posts

5 Tips to Get Your Kids Interested in Cooking

5 Tips to Get Your Kids Interested in Cooking

From picking out ingredients to concocting their own culinary creations, here are a few ways to encourage your children to help out in the kitchen.

Family Picnic Recipes and Ideas

Family Picnic Recipes and Ideas

Head to the park or on a hike and make the great outdoors your dinner spot. Here are six ideas to help you plan your meal – from drink to dessert.

Book Review: Three Fun Summer Craft Reads for the Family

Book Review: Three Fun Summer Craft Reads for the Family

Want a few simple, fun sewing ideas for the kids, projects to brighten up their rooms or maybe just tips for DIY tinkering? These authors have you covered.

Dad Claims African Land, Declares Daughter is a Princess

Dad Claims African Land, Declares Daughter is a Princess

A father from Virginia claims a patch of desert in Egypt, calls it the Kingdom of North Sudan – just so his daughter can be the princess of this region.

Spray-on Sunscreen Warnings for Kids: FDA Investigates Safety

Spray-on Sunscreen Warnings for Kids: FDA Investigates Safety

Parents might want to think twice before using this alternative to lotion sunscreen as the Food and Drug Administration investigates its potential risks.

DIY Accessories: Puppets, Sandals, Ninja Turtles and Hoodie

DIY Accessories: Puppets, Sandals, Ninja Turtles and Hoodie

If you're looking for a fun decorative summer vacation family project or two, these four blog picks will get you and your kids off to a great start.

The Importance of Raising Risk-Taking Children

The Importance of Raising Risk-Taking Children

Parents want to protect their kids from failing or getting hurt, but that's impossible. In fact, it's critical to let them take risks. Here's why – and how to raise a risk taker.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement