Skateboarding, form of recreation and sport, popular among youths, in which a person rides standing balanced on a small board mounted on wheels. Considered one of the so-called extreme sports, skateboarding as a professional sport boasts a range of competitions, including vertical and street-style events.
  • Vancouver Plaza Skate Park

Vancouver Plaza Skate Park


The Downtown skateboard plaza is near the southeast corner of Andy Livingstone Park, between Quebec and Union Streets under the Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts.Features

This street-style skateboard park, opened in 2004 and recently upgraded in 2011, is a popular destination for advanced skateboarders.

The covered 2,000 m² (21,500 ft²) site features:

Replica rails
The plaza has a variety of surface textures such as exposed aggregate, brick, concrete, granite, and steel.

During the summer months, a skate host is available three to four mornings or afternoons per week to help with minor maintenance, skate park etiquette, and first aid.
Vancouver Plaza Skate Park