Skating Rinks and Skate Parks in Southeast Michigan

The best family-friendly skate parks and rinks in metro Detroit. Drop in and roller or inline skate inside, or grab the skateboards and shred it up outside.

Roller Skating Rinks and Skate Parks Southeast Michigan

Put a new spin on things this summer vacation! Head out to one of your local skating arenas or get your adrenaline pumping at one of the cool skate parks throughout metro Detroit. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned-pro, there is something for everyone. Many places even offer lessons, leagues and family-friendly skate sessions. With locations in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties – and beyond – there is sure to be a fun location near you.

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Roller Skating Rinks

Note: Most hours indicate times for drop-in open skate. However, always check ahead, as times may vary seasonally.

BonaVenture Skating Center Farmington Hills

  • Address: 24505 Halsted Road, Farmington Hills
  • Phone: 248-476-2200
  • Hours: 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 1-4 and 7-11 p.m. Fridays; 1-4, 3-6 and 6-9 p.m. Saturdays; 1-4 and 3-6 p.m. Sundays
  • Cost: $6/open skate, $4/skate rental, $8/open skate 7-11 p.m. Fridays

Skate on in for tons of special events, a pro shop, parties and skating lessons. Sign up for a VIP Punch Card and enjoy monthly discounts. Roller hockey begins in the fall, ages 8-11 and 12-15, $190. Check out “Organ Music with Tom” 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Rollerama Skating Center Brighton

  • Address: 6995 Grand River Road, Brighton
  • Phone: 810-227-2010
  • Hours: 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, noon-6 and 5-10 p.m. Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Sundays
  • Cost: $6/open skate Wednesday-Thursday and 1-4 p.m. Fridays, $8/open skate Saturday-Sunday, $4/skate rental

Head to Rollerama for lots of family fun! This skate spot offers special events, lessons, roller hockey, discounts and more.

Detroit Roller Wheels

  • Address: 16611 Schoolcraft St., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-837-7680
  • Hours: vary, Sundays-Saturdays (Tuesdays and Thursdays are private parties/fundraisers); call ahead for open skate times on Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
  • Cost: $3-$7/admission, $3/skate rental

On a budget? Take the family to open skate on Wednesday nights, when admission is only $3! What to better your skills? Beginner, intermediate and advanced classes for all ages are $5 (+$3/skate rental), 10:30-11:30 a.m. every Saturday.

Lincoln Park Skating Center

  • Address: 1419 Southfield Road, Lincoln Park
  • Phone: 313-381-7465
  • Hours: 6-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 8-11 p.m. Fridays, 1-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Saturdays
  • Cost: $2/Mondays and Wednesdays, $6/Fridays and Saturdays, $7/Saturday evening; always call ahead for specifics

This roller skating rink offers private and public skating sessions, along with lessons, events and time set aside for family skate.

Northland Roller Rink

  • Address: 22311 W. Eight Mile Road, Detroit
  • Phone: 313-535-1666
  • Hours: vary, open daily (private parties Tuesdays-Thursdays); call ahead for open skate times; open skate and family skate primarily Fridays-Sundays
  • Cost: open skate cost varies by day and time

This family spot claims to be the largest skating rink in Detroit. Its rockin’ style, skate shop and both private and public skates make it a perfect place for a family outing.

Riverside Arena Roller Skating Center

  • Address: 36635 Plymouth Road, Livonia
  • Phone: 734-421-3540
  • Hours: Wednesdays: 10-11:30 a.m. preschool skate (rental included), 1-3:30 p.m. family matinee, 6-8 p.m. family night (rental included); Thursdays: 8-10:30 p.m. ’70s, ’80s and ’90s music; Fridays: 8-11:30 p.m. Top 40 music; Saturdays: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. family morning skate (rental and “mini class” included), 2-5 p.m. family matinee, 8-11 p.m. family evening skate; Sundays: 2-5 p.m. family matinee, 8-10:30 p.m. adult night (ages 18-plus); additional sessions may be available, call for info
  • Cost: $5-$8; $3-$4/skate rental

This skate shop has been around for over 70 years, still boasting some of Michigan’s finest skating classes, parties, events and a pro shop.

Rolladium Skating Center

  • Address: 4475 Highland Road, Waterford
  • Phone: 248-674-3949
  • Hours: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Fridays, 10:30-noon, 1-4:40 and 7:30-10 p.m. Saturdays; call ahead for additional times and sessions
  • Cost: $4-$9

Still operated by the original founding family from the 1950s, this rink offers classes from competitive coaches, along with adult exercise and preschool open skate. Hours and sessions vary by season, so be sure to call ahead for current season information.

Skate World of Troy

  • Address: 2825 E. Maple Road, Troy
  • Phone: 248-689-4100
  • Hours: 6:30-8:30 p.m. family night Tuesdays, 1-4 and 4:15-6:15 p.m. open skate and 8:30-11 p.m. adult night (ages 18-plus) Wednesdays, noon-3 p.m. Thursdays, 8-11 p.m. teen night Fridays, 10-noon, 1-4 and 8-11 p.m. Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sunday; call ahead for additional times and sessions
  • Cost: $6-$8

Pump up the volume and skate to a massive sound system with family, teen and adult night skating sessions. Skate World of Troy offers something for everyone. Here, take a learn-to-skate class or have some ‘me’ time during adult skating nights. Enjoy “cheap skate” for $4 on Wednesdays and a premium snack bar and arcade room. Inline skating also available.

Skateland FunZone

  • Address: 23911 Allen Road, Woodhaven
  • Phone: 734-671-0222
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. adult skate and 1-4 p.m. open skate Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-10 p.m. Fridays, 1-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Saturdays
  • Cost: $5-$7

This family-friendly skating rink turns into a Zumba fitness studio on Mondays and Wednesdays. Admission on Tuesdays is only $1, along with $1 snacks all night long.

Skateland West

  • Address: 37550 Cherry Hill Road, Westland
  • Phone: 734-326-2800
  • Hours: 7-10 p.m. Fridays, noon-3 and 3:30-6:30 p.m. Saturdays and 4-7 p.m. Sundays
  • Cost: $6-$10

With lots of times posted for open skate sessions, roller and inline lessons and even Zumba Fitness classes, including Kids Zumba, your wheels will be rolling all summer long – and into the school year, too.

Skatin Station II

  • Address: 8611 Ronda Drive, Canton
  • Phone: 734-459-6400
  • Hours: vary, Sundays-Saturdays year-round; open skate 1-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during the summer; ask about open skate
  • Cost: $6-$8

Offers plenty of family skating fun. This rink is family friendly with “Adult Organ Music Skate,” “Rollers and Strollers Skate” and “Friday Night Live Skate.”

The Great Skate

  • Address: 29100 Hayes Blvd., Roseville
  • Phone: 586-777-4300
  • Hours: vary; ask about open skate times
  • Cost: $5-$10

Serious skaters, rejoice! This rink houses the Wolverine inline speed skating team and all-night skates for unstoppable Scouts. Call ahead about “Animal Cracker Skate” and “Roller Roo’s Morning Zoo” sessions. Check out the junior Roller Derby team The Darlings of Destruction.

The New Rink

  • Address: 50625 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-731-5006
  • Hours: vary, Tuesdays-Sundays (private parties on Mondays); ask about open skate times on Tuesdays-Thursdays and Saturdays-Sundays
  • Cost: $6/open skate, $7/Saturday night skate, $9/Friday Night Live skate

Has open skate and specials like free middle school ID night during select Friday Night Live skates. Sign up for inline hockey here or check out “Rollers & Strollers Skate!” Call ahead for class schedule.

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Skate Parks

Ann Arbor Skate Park

  • Address: 350 N. Maple Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-794-6235
  • Hours: 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Cost: free

Open to the public, skateboarders can test gravity and improve their skills at this 30,000-square-foot park that has clover, kidney bowls and more. The park is designed for all skill levels. No bikes allowed.

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. This skate park accommodates skateboarders, BMX bikes and inline skates.

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: 734-793-9308
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; closed winter season
  • 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
  • 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, $14.50/adult; daily fee for residents without a pass: $4.25/ages 4-12, $5.75/kids 13-18, $7.25/adult; 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: noon-9:30 p.m. Mondays-Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon-midnight Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; check ahead for hours 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.

Ride It Sculpture Park

  • Address: Moran Road off Davison Highway service drive, Detroit
  • Hours: dawn-dusk
  • Cost: free

This community skate park features shredable sculptures built by artists, designers, pro-skaters and park builders.

Riley Skate Park

  • Address: Founder’s Sports Park, 35500 Eight Mile Road, Farmington Hills
  • Phone: 248-473-1803
  • Hours: 8 a.m.-dusk. daily (closed during skate camps); open weather permitting
  • Cost: free

Don’t miss out on this outdoor skate park, designed for skateboarding and inline skating use only. This 29,000-square-foot community project is still expanding with donations, and the park is free for all levels of skaters to enjoy.

Troy Skate Park

  • Address: 3179 Livernois Road, Troy
  • Phone: 248-524-3484
  • Hours: 8 a.m.-dusk
  • Cost: free

This 10,000-square-foot site is compiled of 26 ramps, wedges, rails and grind boxes. Skateboards, inline skates and bikes are all welcome. The Troy Community Center nearby provides restrooms, a telephone and a snack shop.

Woodall Skate Park

  • Address: 4670 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: Memorial Park, 20th and Grove streets, Wyandotte
  • Phone: 734-324-7295
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-dusk weather permitting; open year-round
  • Cost: free

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

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