Where to go Roller Skating in Sydney
Strapping into a pair of roller skates and zooming off with wild (or steady) abandon has long been a favourite pastime for kids and big kids alike.
Whether you prefer to glide on a set of four-wheel classic roller skates or keep it streamline with roller blades, you might be on the hunt for some new territories to test your skills.
If you’ve got a little one who is trying out a new hobby or you’re looking for a fun new form of exercise, here are the top locations to go roller skating in Sydney.
Where to roller skate in Sydney
1. Roller Skating Sydney
Learn how to smoothly turn, one-foot glide, hop, stop and swerve at Sydney’s premiere skate school, Roller Skating Sydney. Skaters and bladers alike will be able to become a pro in no time after taking a lesson right in the heart of the city at Milson’s Point.
With a nod to roller derby subcultures, RollerFit offers a number of different options for skaters of varying experience levels looking to go roller skating in Sydney. Adults and kids can drop by the Tempe roller skating rink for beginners, intermediate or advanced classes. Every second Friday night you can get involved with the adults' open social skate session and every Sunday afternoon kids can enjoy their very own open skate session.
3. Maximum Skating
Head to the Maximum Skating rink in Smeaton Grange to enjoy a variety of different skating activities. From public skating sessions to lessons, inline hockey leagues and all of the bells and whistles for an epic birthday party - this skating arena has got it all.
4. Centennial Park
With a 3.6km (mostly) flat loop around Grand Drive, you couldn’t find a better place in Sydney to roller skate and blade than Centennial Park. Not only will you be able to work up a sweat with some speed work but you’ll be positively spoiled with a feast for the eyes as the iconic scenery of the park opens up around while you whizz on by.
5. Bondi Skate Park
It’s hard to think of a more picturesque location to go roller skating in Sydney than the Bondi Skate Park. Inline bladers will be able to try their hand at dropping into the bowl or skaters can head down to the nearby beach promenade to chew some concrete while the waves roll in.
6. Sydney Park
Alexandria’s Sydney Park is home to a brand spanking new skate park which was opened in December 2020. This impressive skate complex was built to the tune of $6 million so rest assured there are flow bowls, rails, ledges, paths and banks for skaters of all levels to explore and enjoy.
7. Parramatta Skate Park
In Harris Park, you’ll find the Parramatta Skate Park, which is a skaters haven to test tricks and skills. Set your wheels alight on the halfpipe, funbox, grind rail or for the truly adventurous you can get stuck into the looming 9-foot bowl. For those wanting to stay on steadier ground, there are plenty of winding paths to traverse within the park grounds.
8. Julia Reserve Youth Precinct in Oran Park
The newest skate park in Sydney and one of the biggest skate park, at that, can be found at the Julia Reserve Youth Precinct in Oran Park. The largest skate park in South West Sydney caters to beginners right up to elite skaters.
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