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Welcome to our Wales Skating Guide page - This page will help you get started with Skating/Boarding in Wales. For a comprehensive list of Skating/Boarding Resources see our Links Directory.

For anyone interested in skating there are only a few pointers you need to know. Most important of these is to have a relaxed attitude to things; if (when) you mess up you have to just shrug it off and continue. A similar principal applies to safety equipment, you don't use it (unless you are forced to) or you are doing something with a serious risk of fracturing your limbs or skull. Although if you are very young or horribly unconfident it may be tolerated. Wrist protection is strongly advised until you become competent as they are very easy to break or sprain if you fall. Secondly, you are doing this with your mates don't take it seriously. Thirdly, your doing this because it's fun and you want to do it, not because it's easy or because you are trying to impress people, however you still have to look right and act right otherwise people will think you're just doing this to pose.

Due to the nature of the sport there is no regulatory body, so you go where you want with whatever gear you want and there is no one who can say anything different to you, unless some council has banned it on whatever pavement/car park you are on. There are facilities provided in some areas as skaters complained about being thrown off everywhere.

If you intend to lear to skate, just do it. Buy a board or blades you think won't break to easily and go out with your mates. When you've learned enough to need better equipment (or think it doesn't look right) get it. Feel free, if your confident enough, to go to a skatepark and try stuff: you may be laughed at but you don't care, your just doing this to have fun.

This site will find any skateparks near you

To submit a link to our directory click here

Wales Activity Pages
Skate Beez Skates, Llandudno Tel.  01492 872972
WALES from  No nonsense guide to skating in the UK

  • Abergele
  • Bangor/ Amlwch
  • Barry
  • Cardiff
  • Colwyn Bay
  • Connahs Quay
  • Haverfordwest
  • Llangollen
  • M4
  • Milford Haven
  • Newport
  • Port Talbot
  • Porthcawl
  • Presteigne
  • Rhonnda
  • Swansea
  • UK Activity Pages
    ATB Wales
    All the latest new in ATB                                     ATB magazine
    Dragon Run
    All the latest new in ATB                                    ATB magazine
    World Activity Pages
    Home of Extreme sports
    Maps and Guides
    Where to ride in Wales                                           ATB Wales
    Equipment - Shops, Manufacturers, Used
    Occy's Surf 'N' Skate
    PJ's Surf Shop
    The Edge
    The Edge
    West Coast Surf Shop
    WindSkate Skate Sails
    Yak Wheels and Bearings
    Clubs and Associations
    All Terrain Boarding Team from North Wales - UK
    Keep Steep ATB
    Max-Extreme Boarding Association. UK wide club - UK
    Cow Pat Productions
    Skate Parks

    Other Skate Parks:

    Cardiff Skate park
    Aberdare Skate Park
    Hanger 81




    For all the skate parks in Wales go to the BBCs website.

    Need somewhere to stay? Check out our Guide to Accommodation in North Wales

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