With 15 outdoor and three indoor skateparks, plus four bike parks and one challenging shared-use natural trail to choose from, there are a lot of adventures in the city for skateboarders and bike riders of all levels!

Instructional programs, camps, and drop-in opportunities are offered at several community centres and skateboard parks. Search the FUN Guide to find a program near you.

Parks are either all skill level or beginner to intermediate skill level

All Skill Levels

Ashbridges Bay Skatepark

  • 1420 Lake Shore Blvd. E., along the beach boardwalk on the south side of Lake Shore Blvd. E.
  • washroom icon Washroom at Woodbine Bathing Station

Ashbridges Bay skatepark is Toronto’s largest skatepark. It’s a plaza-style street skatepark, with ledges, banks, stairs, rails, hubbas, gaps, and granite-capped ledges. The skatepark also has an 11’ deep kidney bowl with pool coping and a stair channel.

Ellesmere Skatepark

Concrete community skatepark with a mix of street and transition features. A central flow area is surrounded by an outer ring filled with quarter pipes, ledges, banks, stairs, rails, hubbas and manual pads.

Neilson Skatepark

Some features include a beginner level 3 stair drop, an intermediate level 5 drop and an assortment of flat ground features.

Vanderhoof Skatepark

Vanderhoof skatepark has a large U-shaped bowl, with a long 5′ shallow-end mini-ramp curving into a 9′ deep-end bowl, with several extensions, pool coping in the deep-end and a challenging over-vert cradle. The skatepark also includes a basic street area with a bank, long ledge and manual pad, and a small kicker to stairs and hubba.

Beginner to Intermediate

Cummer Skatepark

  • 6000 Leslie St.
  • washroom icon Washrooms available at Cummer Park Community Centre during operating hours

Concrete community skatepark with banks, ledges, rails, a pyramid and small bowl.

Dufferin Grove Skatepark

  • 875 Dufferin Park Ave., (northwest corner of Dufferin Grove Park)
  • Open spring to fall, dawn to dusk.
  • washroom icon Washrooms available at adjacent Dufferin Grove Park Clubhouse during operating hours

Small community skatepark on smooth concrete ground featuring wooden elements that are redesigned and rebuilt annually by local skateboarders. The layout changes every year, but usually includes several ledges, manual pads, kickers and a quarterpipe.

Dunbat Skatepark

  • 275 Bathurst St.
  • Open spring to fall, lights on until 11 pm.
  • washroom icon Washrooms available at Scadding Court Community Centre during operating hours

Community skatepark on smooth concrete featuring wooden elements that are redesigned and rebuilt annually by local skateboarders. The layout changes every year, but usually includes several ledges, manual pads, banks and a 5′ mini ramp.

East York Skatepark

  • 373 Cedarvale Ave.
  • washroom icon  Washrooms available at Stan Wadlow Clubhouse during operating hours

Concrete community skatepark, designed with input from the local East York youth group. Includes a street plaza style area and a tight 5’ figure-eight bowl. The street area consists of a ‘Pier 7’ manual pad, multiple stair-sets, several larger stairs, rails, ledges, hubbas, a long ‘Wave’ banked ledge and two granite-capped ledges.

Eighth Street Skatepark

Concrete community skatepark with a mix of flow and street, with a tight 5’ peanut-shaped bowl. This skatepark includes various-sized quarter pipes, banks, stairs, rails, ledges, manual pads and granite-capped hubbas.

Lawrence Heights Skatepark

Modular community skatepark featuring various ledges, rails, banks, quarter pipes and a mini-halfpipe on an asphalt slab.

Port Union Skatepark

Also known as Crossroads Skatepark, this is a concrete community skatepark with a variety of banks, ledges, rails, hubbas, manual pads, a funbox and small ¾ bowl.

Smithfield Skatepark

  • 175 Mount Olive Dr.
  • washroom icon Washrooms available at Smithfield Park Outdoor Pool during operating hours

Modular skate spot featuring various ledges, rails, banks, quarter pipes and a spine-ramp on an asphalt slab.

Underpass Skatepark

Modular community skatepark located beneath an overpass, which provides a sanctuary from the elements. Includes various pre-fabricated ledges and manual pads, rails and some small banks, set on a concrete pad.

Weston Lions Skatepark

Weston Lions is a modular community skatepark featuring various ledges, rails, banks, quarter pipes and a spine-ramp on an asphalt slab.

West Lodge Skatepark

A small concrete skate spot with a few ramps and ledges.

These skateparks are all Beginner to Intermediate.

Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre

  • 870 Queen St. E.
  • Open fall, winter and spring
  • Phone: 416-392-0751
  • Youth ages 13 to 24
  • washroom icon Washrooms available onsite

This drop-in skateboarding spot has wooden and prefabricated ramps, rails and ledges on linoleum tiled gymnasium floor.

Malvern Recreation Centre

This drop-in skateboarding is set up on a drained ice rink with wooden and prefabricated ramps, rails and ledges.

There is an active youth advisory council at this skatepark that played a key role in initiating this skateboarding opportunity. Check the Malvern Recreation Centre page for schedules.

Phil White Arena

This seasonal, drop-in skatepark is set up on a drained ice rink with wooden and prefabricated ramps, rails and ledges.

Check the Phil White Arena page for schedules.

All locations are easily accessible by TTC.

Bayview Arena Bike Park

This is a 3000 square metre park with a series of dirt jumps, berms, and tabletops accessible to riders with various skills and experience.

Centennial Park Pan Am BMX Centre

  • 165 Centennial Park Blvd.
  • Open dawn to dusk, May 2 to October 31 (weather permitting)
  • Contact Hollycrest Community Centre to learn about the BMX Summer Specialty Camp

This park has a compact, closed-loop design filled with challenging jumps. It has four straightaways, three banked turns, one five metre start ramp and one eight metre start ramp.

Public Schedule

Closure for the season will begin November 1, 2019.

October 2019, weather permitting
Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9 a.m. – noon Open Closed Open Closed Open Closed Open
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Open Open Open Open Open Open Open
4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Open Open Open Open Open Open Open

Crothers Woods

Crothers Woods offers approximately 9 km of multi-use, one-metre wide dirt trails with some steep sections. These are rated as intermediate level trails. Share the trails! This spot is popular with pedestrians.

Sunnyside Bike Park

As of August 26, 2019, Sunnyside Bike Park is closed until further notice due to repairs.
  • 3 Ellis Ave. (Lake Shore Blvd. W. and Ellis Ave.)
  • Open from dawn to dusk
  • No parking available onsite – roundabout for pick-up/drop-off
  • See Sunnyside Bike Park for more information and rules

This park offers progressively difficult challenges and opportunities for off-road cycling skill building.

Difficulty Ratings

green circle with white wave
Easier
blue square with white wave
More Difficult
black diamond
Most Difficult

Wallace Emerson BMX Park

  • 1260 Dufferin St. (in Wallace Emerson Park)
  • Open from sunrise to 9 p.m. daily
  • Drop-in supervised BMX rides four nights/week excluding holidays
  • This park has programming from May to October
  • No parking available onsite

The BMX Park at Wallace Emerson Park features a 500-foot, single-track dirt trail, a beginner-level pump track and metal intermediate/advanced-level ramps.