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Skateboarding

Skateboarding is a fast, thrilling action sport where you move around on a board, fitted with wheels. You can push off of the ground with one foot to start moving, or use ramps at a skate park to let gravity help you.

An Overview of Skateboarding

Skateboarding is fun and social, you can do it on an indoor or outdoor skate park where you'll get to meet lots of people. Learning exciting tricks and flips may take some time, but when you've mastered them you'll get a great sense of personal achievement.

Benefits

Improving coordination, balance and flexibility are just a few of the health benefits of skateboarding.

Costs

Skate parks are free to access and skateboards themselves can be picked up from just £20.

Involvement

The UK Skateboarding Association website provides lots of useful information on events and on how to get started. Also try the Skatepark Projects Park Finder www.skateparks.co.uk/park-finder/

Adaptations and Equipment

Equipment for skateboarding includes a Skateboard, elbow pad, knee pads and a helmet.

Find Skateboarding Clubs/Groups Near You

Use the search below to find local organisations near you.

Contact your local Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing Team

Across Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland the Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing Teams are providing opportunities to support you to become more active.

Daily Boost

The Daily Boost aims to encourage children and young people to do 15 minutes of organised activity at school every day, benefiting their long-term physical and mental health and wellbeing.

Let's Get Moving: Healthy Spring!

For inspiration and opportunities to get you moving more throughout Spring!

National Governing Bodies

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust

Leicester City in the Community (LCitC) is an independent, registered charity. LCitC harnesses the power of football to inspire individuals to achieve their full potential.

Super Star Sport Midlands

Super Star Sport Midlands

Founded in 2011, Super Star Sport is a coaching organisation that prides itself in delivering fun, high quality sports sessions in both nursery and primary school settings.

Skateboarding

Oakfield Park

A park for all ages with lots of play equipment, open green space and skate ramp as well as an outdoor gym.

Climbing

Narborough Play Park

A child friendly park with lots of play space and equipment.

Athletics

Stafford Orchard Park

A family friendly park with play equipment alongside an open green space.

Athletics

King Georges V Play Area

This play area provides plenty of green space, play and climbing equipment for a wide range of ages as well as a small tarmac court suitable for ball games.

AMBITIONsportscoachingLtd

AMBITIONsportscoachingLtd

AMBITION stands for Achieving More By Identifying Talent In Ourselves Now and we are a Sports Coaching and Academic Support company that specialises in but is not limited to working with children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Social,

Climbing

Willow Play Park

A park area for children of all ages with gated play equipment, tarmac court, wooden hill fort area and picnic tables.

Jubilee Wood

Jubilee Wood

A 19ha mixed woodland which was presented to Leicestershire County Council in 1977 to commemorate the Queen's Silver Jubilee.

Athletics

Southfields Park

Here you will find outdoor gym equipment, small play area for children, and a skate park.

Golf

Shortcliff Play Area

A park with play equipment as well as a skate park and basketball hoop close by.

Climbing

Coalville Park

Coalville Park is just a few minutes walk away from the town centre on London Road. There is plenty for you to enjoy, to suit all age groups including tennis courts, a children’s play area and skateboard park.

Athletics

Sandringham Rise Park

A small green play area with play equipment suitable for younger children.

Athletics

Celandine Road Play Park

A small park in quiet residential new builds.

Active Hinckley & Bosworth

Active Hinckley & Bosworth

Active Hinckley and Bosworth are a team of individuals delivering, promoting and supporting all things sport and physical activity across the borough.

Cycling

Whitwick Park

Whitwick Park is within walking distance of the centre of Whitwick located on North Street.

Golf

Wykin Community Park

The play area at Wykin Park was designed for toddlers and juniors up to the age of 14 years and was installed thanks to money left in the will of a local man called Archie Marriott. His wish being "to provide a play area for the children of Hinckley".

Melton Healthy Active Communities Team

Melton Healthy Active Communities Team

Providing Sport, Physical Activity and Health Opportunities for individuals and groups in and around the Melton Borough.

Rocket Holiday Camps

Rocket Holiday Camps

Our Holiday clubs are 3 camps in 1, with stage, sports and solve, there is guaranteed to be an activity your child will love! We bring children together in fun, safe and active environments where they can try many activities and learn new skills

Ashby Leisure Centre & Lido

Ashby Leisure Centre & Lido

** Ashby's outdoor lido swimming pool is open this summer from 25 May - 1 September 2024. **

Climbing

Welland Way Playground

Wonderful play park for primary school age children with open green space and play equipment.