If you or your teen is the outdoorsy, adrenaline-chasing sort, chances are they’ve been toting around a skateboard (or asking for one!). Don’t worry, they won’t have to go too far to find an ideal spot for learning tricks; Singapore has a number of well-equipped dedicated skate parks around the island. We’ve sniffed out five of the best places for kicking, flipping and making new friends!
Somerset Skate Park
Located just outside of Somerset MRT, the grungy graffiti-covered skate park has a multitude of ramps, rails and tough obstacles that are enjoyed by local and expat adolescents alike. It’s a popular attraction for skaters from all corners of Singapore, thanks to its central location and bevy of shops, cafes and entertainment spots to head off to after.
1 Somerset Road
Bishan Harmony Park Skate Park
Equipped with all the essentials, this skate park in the heartlands boasts ramps, a large bowl and plenty of flat space – great for newbies to practice and more experienced skaters to conquer complex tricks with their skateboards. It’s also fairly easy to get to, being a stone’s throw from Bishan MRT.
Beside Block 102, Bishan Street 12
Skate and Scoot World, SuperPark Singapore
A great way to beat the heat, this indoor skate park features ramps, rails and kickers. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned skater, you can practice your skills in the Freestyle Hall with your friends.
3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City Mall, #02-477 (North Wing)
Sports Hub Skate Park
Located near Gate 14 of the National Stadium, this skate park features a variety of basic obstacles – rails, a fun-box and mini quarter-pipes – that are suitable for both beginners and professionals to practice moves.
1 Stadium Drive
Situated within Buangkok Sports Park, this decently sized skate park has half- and quarter-pipes and rails for riding and showing off cool tricks. If you’re just starting out and need all the space you can get to practice, there’s a huge flat space in the middle, with the obstacles lining the sides of the park.
983 Buangkok Crescent