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Skateboarding in Baltimore

Have you ever wondered where the hot spots are in Baltimore to skateboard? This project is dedicated to helping the skaters of Baltimore find those skate spots and skate parks.The first two links discuss two of the more popular skate parks in Baltimore. The third link focuses on professional skate boarder and Baltimore native, Rodney Jones. The last link focuses on other skate parks a skater would like to visit in Baltimore.

Charm City Skate Parks is one of Baltimore’s largest indoor skate facilities, located at 4401 Odonnell St. There is a smaller Charm City Skate Shop and Park located at 7626 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd in Glen Burnie. Jason Chapman is the owner of both locations. Charm City Skate Park offers birthday packages, as well as private skate lessons. The skate park welcomes skateboarders, roller-bladers, scooters and bicyclists.

State of Confusion Skate Park and Shop is located at 8222 Pulaski Highway in Rosedale, Md. The owners are Ron Dreyer and Curtiss Taylor. They offer a skate park that is appealing to amateur and professional skaters alike. This park only allows skateboarders to skate. Bicyclists and roller-bladers are not welcome. The main objective of this skate park is to give young children an outlet to freely express themselves without getting into trouble.

If you know skateboarding in Baltimore, you know Rodney Jones. This professional skateboarder learned the tricks of the trade in the streets of downtown Baltimore. While he gets to travel the world for free and parties with the celebrities from Hollywood, Jones is a humble man.

There are an increasing amount of skate parks in Baltimore. One of the oldest skate parks on the East Coast is found 15 minutes from the Inner Harbor Tunnel. Sandy Hills Skate Park has eveolved to be the skate mecca for Baltimore. Rodney Jones and Bucky Lasek have both grew up skating at this park.

Related Stories

Charm City Skate Park and Shop: Charm City Skate Park and Shop is widely known in the Baltimore area. The owner, Jason Chapman, is a Baltimore native who has an extensive knowledge of skateboarding.

Skate or Die, Rodney Jones: If there is a name that links skateboarding to Baltimore, it’s Rodney Jones

Skate Parks in Baltimore: Skate parks in the Baltimore area attract skateboarders from all over the country. Even though there is not an abundance of skate parks in Maryland, the few that are open are popular.

State of Confusion Skate Park and Shop: State of Confusion Skate Shop and Park is one of Baltimore’s new places to go for skaters who are looking for a clean, safe environment.