skate park


Definition of skate park

: an outdoor area having structures and surfaces for roller-skating and skateboarding

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Things to do: The Krause Family Skate & Bike Park, operated by the YMCA, is the only supervised skate park in the city. Martina Schimitschek, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Bay Park & Morena: Mid-city oasis is close to Mission Bay and Tecolote Canyon park," 30 June 2019 In Southern California, the 31-year-old was a hero at skate parks and something of an ambassador to other well-known Russian skaters and snowboarders visiting the area., "Today: Trump Is Open to Iran Talks," 24 June 2019 Leslie Recht, president of the new Grant Park Advisory Council, said her council has set up a committee for the skate park and cultural affairs and is committed to transparency. Morgan Greene,, "Some Grant Park festivals reduce days, raise fees or cancel entirely after watchdog investigated discount scheme," 7 June 2019 When the plans for the new Staybridge Suites were announced in 2016, it was known that the 114-room hotel would displace the city’s only skate park. USA TODAY, "Painting over history, saving cats’ claws, angry birds: News from around our 50 states," 5 June 2019 In 2014, Broock offered to pay the mechanic $50 to ride around a skate park on a BMX bike while being filmed with a specialized camera rig that could shoot video and record sound in 360 degrees—all around and up and down. Aric Jenkins, Fortune, "The Fall and Rise of VR: The Struggle to Make Virtual Reality Get Real," 20 June 2019 Playgrounds and play-parks are also off-limits, which means not only swing sets and outdoor climbing walls but also skate parks and bicycle parks, where children are often present. John Wenzel, The Know, "What you need to know so you can enjoy drinking beer and wine in a Denver park," 12 June 2019 The beach also offers shoreside activities, including volleyball nets, a running and cycling track, a skate park for the kids, and a number of food trucks and cafés. Abby Sewell, National Geographic, "Discover the best beaches in the Middle East," 29 May 2019 Tyler, The Creator’s pastel-color Golf Wang streetwear line might seem more fit for the skate park than the great outdoors, but the brand’s new lookbook actually makes a convincing case for the latter. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "Tyler, The Creator Has the Skater Boy’s Answer to a Fashion Pet (No, It’s Not a Tiny Dog)," 14 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of skate park

1970, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of skate park

chiefly US : a place with special structures and surfaces on which people can roller-skate or skateboard

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