These Long Island skate parks will have you racing down the ramps on your skateboard.
Baldwin Skate Park
Baldwin Park, 3232 S. Grand Ave., Baldwin, 516-546-4481, toh.li. Hours 7 a.m. to dark. Season All year. Ages 7 and older. Skateboards and in-line skates only, ramps, pipes, rails, banks and pyramids. Helmets, knee and elbow pads and wrist guards required. Fee Free.
Eugene Nickerson Beach Skate Park
Lido Boulevard, Lido Beach, nassaucountyny.gov, 516-571-7701. Hours Daily 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Season through Thanksgiving, reopens in March. Skateboards and in-line skates only; 7 ramps, 2 railings for skateboarders, quarter-pipe rails, halfpipe, square grind rail, 3-by-8 spine, wedge, grinding steps. Waivers and helmets required. Elbow and knee pads recommended. Fee Call.
Greenport Skate Park
Moores Lane, Greenport, 631-477-0248, villageofgreenport.org. Hours Daylight and some evening hours (limited lighting). Season All year. Outdoor, 20,000- square-foot facility; safety gear required; halfpipe, street course, mini-ramps. Fee Free.
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Veterans Park Skate Park, VETERANS SKATE PARK, 279 Bellerose Ave., East Northport, 631-351-3089, huntingtonny.gov. Hours 2 p.m.-dusk Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-dusk Sat.-Sun. Season Daily except major holidays. Includes both street and vertical bowl areas. Rollerblades and skateboards only. Skaters ages 6 to 10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Fee Residents with recreation ID card (two years) $20 ages 18 and older, $10 ages 13-17; nonresidents recreation ID card (one year) $50.
GREENLAWN SKATE PARK, Greenlawn Park, Cuba Hill Road and Broadway, Greenlawn, 631-351-3089, huntingtonny.gov. Through Nov. 4: skateboarders, scooters and rollerbladers, 3-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., noon-3 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; BMX bikers, 5 p.m.-dusk Mon.-Fri., 3 p.m.-dusk Sat.-Sun. Nov. 5-9: skateboarders, scooters and rollerbladers, 3-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., noon-2 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; BMX bikers, 4:05 p.m.-dusk Mon.-Fri., 2:05 p.m.-dusk Sat.-Sun. Park closes Nov. 11, reopens in April. Grind boxes, wedges, rails, spines, ramps, sub boxes, quarter pipes, halfpipes up to 8 feet high. Requirements Helmets, knee and elbow pads, wrist guards optional. Waivers required. Fee Residents with recreation ID card (two years) $20 for 18 and older, $10 13-17; nonresidents ID card (one year) $50.
In-line skating, roller rinks:
AMAGANSETT YOUTH PARK, Abrahams Path, Amagansett, 631-267-2421, ehamptonny.gov. Hours 2:30 p.m.-dusk; seasonal 9 a.m.-dusk. Season All year. Outdoor park for roller hockey and skating; skateboarding with halfpipe, rails, 3-by-8 spine, wedge, square grind rail. Proper equipment required. Fee Free.
BAY PARK, 198 First Ave., East Rockaway, 516-571-7245, nassaucountyny.gov. Hours 8 a.m.- dusk, outdoor rink. Season All year. Fee Free.
CEDAR CREEK PARK, 3340 Merrick Rd., Seaford, 516-571-7470, nassaucountyny.gov. Hours Dawn-dusk. Season All year. Fee Call.
LONG ISLAND ROLLER REBELS, Skate Safe America, 182 Bethpage-Sweet Hollow Rd., Old Bethpage, longislandrollerrebels.org. Hours Check website. Season March-Nov. Female roller derby league (2 travel teams), 18 and older. Home schedule highlights Nov. 17: team championship/charity game. Games begin at 8 p.m., doors open at 7 at Skate Safe America. Fee $35 to try out, $50-$60 a month. Tickets: $10 advance on website or Skate Safe, $15 at door, free 8 and younger.
MONTAUK SKATE PARK, South Essex Street, Montauk, 631-324-2417. Hours 11 a.m.-dusk daily. Season April-mid Nov. Outdoor park for skateboards and in-line skating only; halfpipes, 9-foot pool; helmets, knee and elbow pads required (wrist pads optional); adult supervision required for skaters under age 10. Fee Call.
SKATE SAFE AMERICA, 182 Bethpage-Sweet Hollow Rd. (off Route 110), Old Bethpage, 516-249-1717, skatesafeamerica.com. Hours Noon-midnight daily. Season All year. Indoor roller hockey leagues and lessons for ages 4 to adult, all skill levels. Two in-line hockey rinks, locker rooms, pro shop, food court, birthday parties. Fee Call.
SPORTIME AT BETHPAGE MULTI-SPORT, 4105 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage, sportimeny.com, 516-731-4432. Hours Noon-midnight daily, check website for schedule. Season All year. Roller hockey leagues, deck hockey and clinics. Kids' classes, parties, events. Fee Call.
UNITED SKATES OF AMERICA, 1276 Hicksville Rd., Seaford, 516-795-5474, unitedskates.com/seaford. Hours Check website. Season All year, lessons, adult nights, parties. Fee $12.50; $5 skate rentals; lessons $85 for 6 weeks.