Borchard Skate Park is located at 190 North Reino Road (corner of Reino and Borchard) in Newbury Park at the southwest corner of the parking lot at Borchard Community Park. This outdoor facility opened in 2002 and is free of charge. It opens at 8 a.m. until dusk. The Conejo Recreation & Park District offers classes and there are designated times for 12 and under, scooters and bikes. Call the Borchard Community Center at 805.381.2791 for more information. More info at www.crpd.org/park/borchard-community-park.
Skating Plus is an indoor skating rink that has been around since 1984, offering public roller skating, food, lessons, clinics, birthday parties, etc. Check their website for discount coupons. Since the Roller Dome in Thousand Oaks closed in October 2010, this has been the only indoor roller skating rink in Ventura County.
Open skate time frames vary and are posted at www.skatingplus.com/?page_id=16.
Visit www.skatingplus.com or call 805.644.5515 for more information.
Pleasant Valley Park at 1030 Temple Avenue (at the corner of Temple and Ponderosa) opened in 1998 when it became the first special district in the State of California to open a skate park. It quickly became one of the most heavily used recreational facilities in the district.
The Pleasant Valley Skate Park is a 12,000+ sq ft concrete park that features beginner, intermediate, and more advanced areas for skaters.
The Skate Park may be used only during daylight hours and is deemed closed from dusk to dawn.
Effective May 2, 2018, there is no longer a fee to enter the Skate Park. The park will no longer be staffed by PVRPD employees, however, except for Saturday mornings from 10am to 2pm to ensure a safe environment for younger skaters.
Only skateboards, in-line skates and BMX style bikes are allowed. Visit www.pvrpd.org/parks/speciality/skatepark.asp or call 805.482.1996 for more information.
Chase Palm Park in Santa Barbara is a huge park that sandwiches East Cabrillo Boulevard. On the ocean side of Cabrillo the park consists of a palm-lined, narrow strip of park adjacent to East Beach with an oceanfront bike path and walkway from Stearns Wharf to East Beach. This side of the park is host to Sunday/holiday arts and crafts shows. The 14,600 square foot Skater's Point skate park is also located on this side of the park.
Call 805.564.5418 for more information or visit www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/parksrec/parks/features/playgrounds/chase.asp.
On the other side of Cabrillo is a huge 10 acre parcel that features fountains, creeks, a lagoon, carousel, snack bar and a shipwreck playground modeled after an ocean schooner from the turn of the century.
The park is walking distance to Stearns Wharf, the beach, bike rentals, State Street, etc.
From 1999 to 2017, the park was home to a vintage 1916 40 foot in diamater carousel, The carousel was relocated to Fort Hood, Oregon to a museum.
Skateboard facilities can be found at Westpark Community Center (450 W. Harrison Avenue), Hobert Park (Telegraph Road between Petit and Cambria) and the campus of Pacific High School (Dean Drive and College). These facilities were designed for both the novice and advanced skater. Protective gear is required. These facilities are all free of charge and open from dawn to dusk. More information at www.cityofventura.net or by calling 805.654.4550.
The Westlake Village Skate Park opened in August 2015 at the Westlake Village Community Park at 31107 Thousand Oaks Boulevard. It is open from dawn to dusk to skateboards and inline skates only. No bikes or scooters allowed. The skate park is closed when the surface is wet.
This is an unsupervised skate park. Helmet, elbow and knee pads are required. Adult supervision required for children under the age of 13.
More information at www.wlv.org/index.aspx?nid=389.
AFTER 21 YEARS, SKATELAB HAS CLOSED ITS DOORS AT THIS LOCATION AT 4226 VALLEY FAIR STREET, SIMI VALLEY.
However, Skatelab founder/owner Scott Radinsky posted on 1/6/19 that a new Skatelab location will be coming soon. Check for updates at www.facebook.com/Skatelab.
Skatelab has a large indoor skate park that your kids will love. It is located at 4226 Valley Fair Street, Simi Valley. Visit www.skatelab.com or call 805.578.0040 for more information. They offer skateboarding classes on Saturdays and Sundays for beginners and novices too!
Fillmore Skate Park, located at River Street and C Street in Fillmore, is a 22,000 square foot outdoor facility opened in March 2009. It is open daily from dawn to dusk and is free of charge.
Learn more about it at www.socalskateparks.com/listing/fillmore-skateboard-park-ventura-skateparks.html.
Here's a short Fillmore Skate Park clip from YouTube:
The City of Oxnard Bedford Pinkard Skateboard Park is located at 3250 Rose Avenue across from Channel Islands High School. The park is open for skateboards and in-line skates only - no bikes or scooters. Admission to the park is free but all skaters must be registered with a signed liability release waiver on file before a skater may use the park. Skaters age 17 years and under must have the waiver signed by a parent or guardian. All skaters must wear a properly secured skate helmet at all times when skating in the park. (Helmets are NOT available for loan or rent from the Skate Park)
Park hours are from 12pm to dusk, seven days a week except on holidays or during inclement weather. For the latest information on skate park hours and possible closures, please call the 24 hour skate park information line at 982-7121 or call the Oxnard Police Activities League at 805.385.8230. www.oxnardpal.org/index.php?page=contact