Florida Skate Parks
Which skateparks in Florida allow scooters?
Florida weather makes it a prime location for year round scooting; but don't forget your sun screen!
Here is a list of popular skateparks in Central Florida great for scooting. Some are open and free. Others parks are supervised, require users to wear helmets, and charge a fee.
An Orange County Community Park located in Orlando, Florida.
Date: 3701 Gatlin Avenue Orlando, FL 32812 Phone: (407) 407-254-6860
Barber Park is an Orange County Government park located off of Semoran Boulevard near the Orlando International Airport. If you are traveling from out of town this may not be the neatest park to visit, but it does have a dog park, splash pad, playground and many other sporting associated fields and courts, in addition to, the skatepark. Plus, its free because it is a county park.
Deputy Brandon Coates Community Park
Date: 3815 Substation Road, Orlando, FL 32837 Phone: (407) 858-4725
Deputy Brandon Coates Community Park is an Orange County owned park complete with a Team Pain concrete skatepark, playground, pavilions, and dogs are allowed. It is located right of off John Young Parkway and has a humongous skateboard hanging upside down over it that is visible from the 417 Toll Road. Envy Pro Scooter Rider Raymond Warner visited and filmed part of his vlog, "Pump Track Race For My Scooter" at this skatepark. Envy Pro Scooter Rider Jon Reyes visited and filmed part of this video, "RideORLANDO *Waterslide Drop In*", here, too. It is the closest skatepark to Walt Disney World and centrally located in the fairly safe neighborhood, Hunter's Creek. Because it is a county park it is free and open during daylight hours.
Bradenton Riverwalk Skatepark
Date: 100 Riverfront Boulevard, Bradenton, FL 34205 Phone: (941) 621-6471
At 15,000 square feet, Bradenton Riverwalk Skatepark is one of the most scenic parks in Florida. It is located partially underneath the Hernando Desoto Bridge or US state roads 301 and 41 along the Manatee River. A Marriott Courtyard is close by for those that want to make it a weekend trip visit. At this skatepark you will find ledges, hips, manual pads, stairs, rails, 3 pieces of granite, moguls, a mini ow bowl with vert wall and a pool with tile and pool coping. It is a city ran park, it is free, and scooters are allowed.
Metro Skateboard Academy
Date: 4624 LB Mcleod Road, Orlando, FL 32811 Phone: (407) 320-8171
Metro Skateboard Academy is an indoor skatepark with a foam pit, bowl, and more. 10,000 square feet will keep you busy with your proscooter. Regardless of the name, they do allow stunt scooters. Redi To Pedi Pro Scooter Store has held several ride days here including one for Scootbash with Leo Spencer. We have several YouTube videos we have filmed at this skatepark. Ohlay Brands has also hosted events at this cool park. It is one of the closest skateparks to all the tourist attractions. Yes, this is a nice park to ride at when visiting from out of town. It is privately ran; therefore, there is a fee to enter. Call them directly for store hours and admission price.
Date: 400 Festival Way, Orlando, FL 32803 Phone: (407) 246-2800
Orlando Skatepark, or OSP, is a concrete park owned by the city of Orlando. It is located in downtown just 1 mile from the city center in a fairly safe area known as the Milk District. You will find a combination of street and park riding areas for riders from beginners to advanced. The park is exposed to the elements and can get very hot at times. It does have some shaded picnic tables and seating areas. It is located approximately 25 minutes away from famous Orlando attractions like Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World, and International Drive. Lake Eola, stores, and restaurants are very close by. Meet us here on Tuesdays after 5pm to close for our weekly ride day. Envy Pro Scooter Rider Jon Reyes video, "RideORLANDO *Waterslide Drop In*" was also partially filmed here. An admission fee is required.
Riverside Skate Park ( Oviedo Skatepark )
Date: 1600 Lockwood Boulevard, Oviedo, FL 32765 Phone: (407) 971-5575
Oviedo , Riverside, Skatepark offers 30,000 square feet of lighted skating space with a street course and bowls. Up to 2017 Scooters were not allowed at this skatepark. All that changed when a 13-year-old Redi To Pedi Pro Scooter Store customer and Oviedo resident attended a Oviedo City Council Meeting. During public comments, we made a brief presentation with his scooter asking for the park to allow scooters. Soon after, the city councilmen agreed with the youth and changed the rules to allow scooters. Scootering is currently allowed on certain days of the week, but include Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturdays. These days are subject to change. An admission fee is required.
Skatepark of Tampa
Skatepark of Tampa, a.k.a. SPOT is privately owned and located by Ybor City in Tampa right of Interstate 4.
Date: 4215 E. Columbus Drive, Tampa, FL 33605 Phone: (813) 621-6793
Skatepark of Tampa is one of the top skateboarding venues in the United States and they do allow scooters. Some of the park is covered and the other is open, but the course changes every year. It has changed every year since the 90's. SPOT was founded in 1993. Jared Adelson founder of Ohlay Brand frequented this park while attending the University of Tampa. An admission fee is required.