Welcome to Rotterdam, a city known for its architectural marvels and vibrant culture. Rotterdam is also a thriving playground for skateboarders. In this blog we’ll find out all about the sickest skateparks of this urban city. Grab your board and find these skateparks via CityLegends.
In the mood for some skateboarding but the typical Dutch weather ruins your plan? Then Skateland Rotterdam got your back. This big indoor skatepark has something for everyone. This park is divided into a skate park, inline park, mini-ramp combi, and street land. Skateland offers a variety of obstacles including half-pipes, quarter-pipes, rails, ramps, and a dope bowl area where you can show off your skate tricks.
SKATEPARK WESTBLAAK - SKATEPARK FOR REBELS
Skatepark Westblaak is the place where concrete dreams and rebellious collide. This skatepark is a vibrant hub where Rotterdam’s skateboard community comes together. The 1200m2 spacious skate area includes gaps, ledges and other obstacles which creates a perfect mix for skateboarders who are ready to test their skills.
GRAFISCH LYCEUM - ROTTERDAM SCHOOL OF ARTIST AND SKATEBOARDERS
Grafisch Lyceum in Rotterdam is known for being the school of creative geniuses. One of the coolest features of this campus is it’s large skate spot which is located at the front. Besides the spacious flat ground, it includes a range of obstacles like stairs, banks, ledges, and gaps. These elements create an epic mix for this exciting and challenging place for skateboarders to practice their skills. It has become a hangout spot for the local skateboarding community where they connect with other riders, share tips, and show off their tricks.
FlatSpot made some great photos of the spot: https://www.flatspot.nl/2020/04/spot-rotterdam-grafisch-lyceum/
UNIQUE BANK 1, ERASMUSBRUG - THE SKATE CHALLENGE
Looking for a new challenge? Then check out this sick skate bank near the Erasmus bridge. This bank is approximately 1 meter high and 1 meter wide. The epic shape of this skate bank makes this the ultimate test of your abilities. This is the real deal.
HOLY DAMN - POOLCAFE
Poolcafé Rotterdam" is a new cultural and skate hotspot in Rotterdam, featuring a 400m2 large bowl as its centerpiece. The space was completely transformed through a collaborative project with the Pooligans, from design to realization. The bowl is accompanied by a large skate-able staircase. This unbelievable location, subsidized by the Rotterdam municipality, offers skate lessons and workshops for all ages, serving as a hub for creatives within the Rotterdam skate scene. The wooden skatepark was realized using years of experience in constructing wooden ramps and features two levels with Poolcoping and traditional coping for long-lasting durability. The bowl's artwork, designed by artist Thomas Trum, adds an iconic touch to the Poolcafé's ambiance.
Credits to Nine Yards
CHECK OUT MORE SKATE SPOTS?
In CityLegends there are hundreds of spots around Rotterdam. Take a peak when you download the app for skateboarding. You can explore, add and own spots!