SUGGESTED ACTIVITY: Skate or visit the 16,000 square foot Venice Beach Skate Plaza.
LOCATION: On the Beach. 1800 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, CA 90291.
About: This 16,000 sq. foot skatepark is one of the only in the world located on a beach. It features two bowls, a snake run and a street section with steps, rails and platforms. The design for the 3.5 million dollar park came “from local skaters and skating professionals” touts L.A. City Councilman Bill Rosendal’s office. The facility, which opened Oct. 3 2009 took 10 months to build.
UPCOMING VENICE SKATEBOARDING EVENTS: Dates to be announced
10.03.09 Above photo taken at the Grand Opening of the Venice Skate Park. VSA’s (Venice Surf and Skateboard Association) Ger-I Lewis, Jessie Martinez and City Official’s Mayor Villagarosa, 11th Councilman Bill Rosendahl.
RECOMMENDED VENICE SKATEBOARD WEBSITES:
Venice Skateboard and Surf Association: http://venicesurfandskateboardassociation.blogspot.com/.
Venice Skatepark: http://www.veniceskatepark.com
RULES OF THE PARK: Coming soon
RECOMMENDED SKATEBOARD INSTRUCTORS: coming soon
RECOMMENDED PLACES TO BUY A SKATEBOARD:
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Address: 1525 Pacific Ave. Venice, CA, 90291 Phone: 310.314.1415 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.veniceoriginals.com