Best Skateparks in Toronto
It’s Summer in the 6ix! Now’s the perfect time to head to your favourite skateparks to try out some new tricks and meet new people who also want to have some fun. Toronto is a great place to be if you are a skateboarder, as it has many options available for skaters of all skill levels.
Here are our top picks of the best skateparks in Toronto:
Ashbridges Bay Skatepark
Located in the northwest corner of Lake Shore Blvd. E. and Coxwell Ave, this skatepark is the largest concrete skate park in all of Ontario. People of all skill levels can have a good time here since it features many different elements that are perfect for beginners, intermediate and advanced skateboarders; plus you can even try out some scooter tricks here too! Here you will find a full-size 11’ deep kidney bowl, ledges, banks, stairs, rails – you name it. This is the ideal spot to test your skills and attempt tricks that will be difficult to do anywhere else.
This Underpass Skatepark is located right under the DVP. This urban skatepark is the place to be when you want to skate on a rainy day. The skatepark’s layout is designed to accommodate skateboarders for all levels, so it doesn’t matter if you’d just started skating or a seasoned veteran, there’s a little something for everyone. This skatepark features a variety of different size ledges, a few ramps, as well as a couple of beginner rails. Take some cool skateboarding videos amidst the many interesting graffiti art created by local artists.
East York Skatepark
Located in Stan Wadlow Park, on Cosburn Ave, just East of Woodbine Ave. You will find a small community skatepark that has something for everyone. At this street-focused skatepark, you will find a tight 5’ to 6’ figure-eight bowl, a Pier 7 manual pad, large stair sets, various rails, and ledges. This bustling skatepark is always packed with both new and experienced skaters, bringing life to the area. Best of all, the local skaters at this skatepark are constantly involved in community projects such as spring clean-up weekends, mural paintings, and more, so you’ll always feel a part of a tight-knit community.
Located at 20 Canadian Road, near Ellesmere Rd and Warden Ave. Ellesmere Skatepark is the place to be for both street and transitional skating. This skatepark features a small bowl with a vert wall, a number of hips, rails, and ledges. If you are a new skater, this is the perfect place to start on some smaller pipes and bank, and slowly work your way up to the steeper stuff.
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This spacious skatepark is located just south of Dundas St. W, on Bathurst Ave, is known for its laid-back and welcoming atmosphere that is suited to all. This skatepark features super-smooth concrete grounds and wooden elements such as manual pads, ramps, and ledges that are rotated annually by local skateboarders to change things up. The skatepark is open from spring to fall, with hours of operations from sunrise to 11 pm. If you are an experienced skater looking to take your skills to the next level, this skatepark is for you!
That’s it for our list of the top skateparks in Toronto. Want to try a kickflip near the CN Tower? Toronto is the prime destination for skateboarders who are just starting out or veterans who are looking to test their skills. If you would like to learn about other popular places in Toronto, be sure to check out our other blogs on all things Toronto.