Get your tweens and teens off the screen and active by taking them to one of the great skate parks in the area.
Truxton Park Skatepark in Annapolis was rebuilt in 2015 and is a great park to let your kids try out their skills. It is free and open daily.
Charmcity Skatepark in Baltimore is open Monday through Saturday from 12:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12 to 6 p.m. Skating costs $10 for the whole day and $5 after 5 p.m.
Bowie Skate Park has a 10,000-square-foot skating facility for skateboarding and inline skating. A helmet is required while skating. Admission is free and the park is open daily from sunrise to 10 p.m.
Columbia SkatePark has a 15,000-square-foot skating facility that sits right next to batting cages and a miniature golf course. Skating costs $6 per session and is open from noon to 9 p.m. most days during the summer.
Walker Mill Skatepark opened in 2015 in Walker Mill Regional Park
North Laurel Skatepark has 12,000 square feet of space to skate on, with great ramps, transitions and more. It’s open daily. Free.
Skatepark of Baltimore is free and open daily from dawn to dusk. 1201 W 36th St. Baltimore 21211
Centennial Park Skate Spot in Ellicott City offers a free, unsupervised skate space open daily from dawn to dusk.
For more summer fun ideas, visit our 100 Days of Summer list of family activities and our daily calendar of events.