Whether the kids are sliding or grinding, freestyling or just doing aerials, we’ve got skateparks in Lower Hutt that will provide the momentum and vertical attitude they need.
Fairway Drive, Lower Hutt
This park consists of three rails, three basic banks, a funbox and a quarterbowl. It suits beginner to intermediate users, BMX bikes, skateboards and scooters. Seating is available for parents and the coffee van visits frequently! This skatepark received a 3.5 star rating from skateparkhunter.com
Fraser Park Skatepark
Cnr of Harcourt Werry Drive and Percy Cameron Street, Avalon
A traditional concrete skate rink that can be used for any sort of wheeled sports.
Block Road by Melling Bridge
Lower Hutt's premier facility. This is a traditional skatepark with street-style features. Melling received a 4 star rating from KickFlip Skateboarding New Zealand.
Walter Mildenhall Park, Naenae
A multipurpose hard court facility with stairs and rails.
Petone Recreation Ground
A traditional mini-ramp.
Next to Council's Laings Road building is an area designed for small-scale skateboarding. It's a handy central place to practice grinds and basic tricks. Stick around and enjoy the basketball court while you're there.
Speldhurst Park, Stokes Valley
A traditional mini-ramp but without the slow motion feeling and extensions on both sides. This park received a 3.4 star rating from skateparkhunter.com – “Still my favourite ramp in Wellington…”