Catch Some Air! Skateparks In and Around Charlotte

With lots of indoor and outdoor options, you are sure to find a spot to show off your moves

If you or someone you know speaks halfpipe, ollie, kickflip or alley-oop, this list of where to find indoor and outdoor skateparks in and around CLT is for you! These parks offer a variety of settings and fun challenges for both beginner and advanced skaters. Always call or check the Web site for updated times and COVID-19 policies before visiting. Happy skating!

Renaissance Skate Park

Opened in March 2021, Renaissance Skate Park located in Renaissance Park is the first public skatepark in Mecklenburg County. The park is appropriate for skateboarders of all skill levels.
Location: 1536 West Tyvola Rd., Charlotte, 28217
Hours: Sunup till Sundown, 7 days a week
Fee: Free
Comments: “WOW! I just want to say THANK YOU to the city project managers/council who initiated and approved the skate-plaza addition!” – Google Review


Grayson Skate Park at Naomi Drenan Recreation Center

This 13,000 square foot facility includes a variety of challenges from banks, transitions, corners, rails and ledges, to a multi-bowl ranging from 5½ to 10½ feet deep. You can also take skateboard lessons here.
Location: 1600 Taylor Ave, Charlotte, 28216
Hours: Monday through Thursday 12:30-7:45 p.m.; Friday 12:30-6:45 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m.
Fee: County Youth $2; Non-County Youth $5; Memberships for Youth: $21 for 3 months, $41 for a year. Membership for Adults: $41 for 3 months, $62 for 1 year.
Comments:Fun park for my 8-year-old son. We ended up there on a fairly busy day and the staff were great and all the other kids there were very behaved and nice.” – Google Review


Eastland DIY SkatePark

This cool spot was built for skaters by skaters and has become a popular place for people from all walks of life to get together and ride. With development proposed for this area, the future of the skatepark is uncertain.
Location: 5301 Central Ave, Charlotte, 28212
Hours: Open 24 hours
Fee: Free
Comments: “My grandson loves this place and so do I. I see so much joy in the skateboarders makes me smile.” – Google Review

Waxhaw Sk8 Park

Come here to hone your skills on the half-pipe, quarter-pipe, decking, rails, ramps, a bowl and more! Freestyle bikes are not permitted and the park is closed when the surface is wet.
Location: Caldwell St, Waxhaw, NC, 28173
Hours: Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. till dusk; Saturdays 1 p.m. till dusk
Fee: Free
Comments: “Small humps for beginners to full ramps for experienced riders.” – Google Review


Soul Ride Skatepark

If  it is too wet or cold to skate outdoors, try this indoor skatepark with 20,000 square feet of space to ride and a full shop. Skateboards, rollerblades, bikes and scooters are welcome.
Location: 280 Concord Pkwy S #6, Concord, NC, 28027
Hours: Monday 6-9 p.m.; Tuesday-Friday 4-9 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 1-7 p.m.
Fee: $7 per hour or $12 all day; Mondays you can skate for $7 all day!
Comments: “Tons of ramps, huge bowl, rail slides, all big and small.” – Google Review