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, hempsteadny.gov/parks-and-recreation. Hours 7 a.m. to dark. Season All year. Ages 7 and older. Skateboards and in-line skates only. Skill-testing 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. Features 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, 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) $40 ages 18 and older, $15 ages 13-17; nonresidents recreation ID card (one year) $100 all ages.
GREENLAWN SKATE PARK, Greenlawn Park, Cuba Hill Road and Broadway, Greenlawn, 631-351-3089, huntingtonny.gov. Season Through Nov. 3. 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. 4-8: 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. 9, reopens April 6. Grind boxes, wedges, rails, spines, ramps, sub boxes, quarter pipes, halfpipes up to 8 feet high. Requirements ANSI- or SNELL-approved Helmets, (knee and elbow pads, wrist guards optional). Waivers required. Fee Residents with recreation ID card (two years) $40 for 18 and older, $15 13-17; nonresidents ID card (one year) $100 all ages.
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. 16: 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 Free.
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 instruction for ages 4 to adult, individuals, teams, all skill levels. Two in-line hockey rinks, locker rooms, pro shop, food court. Birthday parties with several different sports activities. Fee Call.
SPORTIME AT BETHPAGE MULTI-SPORT, 4105 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage, sportimeny.com, 516-731-4432. Hours Noon-midnight daily. Opens 9:30 a.m. weekends Sept.-May. 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.