Welcome to Southsea Skatepark

We’re possibly the oldest and most iconic Skatepark in the UK – and celebrated our 40th birthday last year!

We open all year round and welcome everyone from beginners to pros.

The park is operated by a charity and all our income goes to keeping the park running and improving. Donations are very gratefully received and we also welcome offers of sponsorship.

#update Tuesday 18th February - bandstand mini and metal mini open from 12. Rest of park to follow, skatepark store open from 12. @cafeonthecommon from 12:30. Sessions today 12-3,3-6. Make the most of the dry day!


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Opening Times


Monday: 12pm-3pm / 3pm-6pm
Tuesday: 12pm-3pm / 3pm-6pm
Wednesday: 12pm-3pm / 3pm-6pm
Thursday: 12pm-3pm / 3pm-6pm
Friday: 12pm-3pm / 3pm-6pm
Saturday: 10am-12noon* / 12noon-3pm / 3pm-6pm
Sunday: 10am-12noon* / 12noon-3pm / 3pm-6pm
*Mini-Wheelers session (3-10 year olds only)

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Weekdays: £5.50
Weekends: £5.50
Mini-Wheelers session: £3.50
Double session (12noon-6pm): £8.50

NOTE: We have reduced rates for Under 18s and NUS card holders, plus free entry and equipment hire for Under 16s with a valid PCC Leisure Card.

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Featured Products

PLEASE NOTE: All of the profits from any items sold in our shop go straight back into supporting and improving the park!

New Logo Tee

Southsea Skatepark was born in 1978

Adult Tee

Southsea Skatepark Adult Tee in blue and white

Adult Hoodie

Southsea Skatepark Adult Hoodie in heather grey

Kids' hoodie

Kids’ hoodie with the new Skatepark logo

Recent News

Important news - please read!

Important: Skatepark consent forms

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Southsea Skatepark by Solent Sky Services

FREE admission for young people with Leisure Cards

Southsea Skatepark since becoming a charity in 2011 has continually strived to be a place where people of all ages can be active and get creative taking part in skateboarding, BMX, scootering and more in a safe space in the heart of Southsea in Portsmouth. As a...
Video - Pro Rider Responsibility by Matt Hocopan

Video: Effraim Catlow – Pro Rider Responsibility

A short film by Matt Hocopan about the great work done by Southsea Skatepark’s own Effraim Catlow to encourage the next generation of up and coming riders. Features James Hall, Max Hart and Danny Clements.

Interview with Declan Brooks with photos by Matt Hocopan

Interview: Declan Brooks – From Portchester to British Cycling athlete

Southsea Skatepark has historically been a breeding ground for some of the best talent to come out of the UK, a few months ago the massive news broke that BMX Park would follow in the footsteps of snowboarding and skateboarding street and be included into the 2020...

Instagram feed

#update Tuesday 18th February. Sadly, after a good first session, we are rained off, the 3-6 session is canceled! We are open tomorrow 12-6, hopefully we can have a good full day! Keep an eye on tomorrow’s update! #southsea #southseaskatepark #southsea78 #southseavibes #skatepark #uk #rainedoffagain ...

#update Monday 17th February - spoke to soon. Torrential rain and hailstones! We are closed for the day. Updates tomorrow from 11:30. #southseaskatepark #southsea78 #southseavibes #southsea ...

#update Monday 17th February - we are clearing a hell of rain from the weekend. We shall update again at 1pm with more details on today’s opening times and what ramps are open. Back to work... #southsea #southsea78 #southseaskatepark #southseavibes ...

Triple whip up, triple in @jonnydaboy killing it last Saturday pre storm ciara and dennis. Let’s hope these storms blow themselves out for halfterm. #southsea #southseaskatepark #southsea78 #southseavibes ...

#update Sunday 16th February! Another wet day in the books, and with heavy rain forecast all day today we will not be opening - make sure to check out our half-term opening hours for sessions next week, weather permits!! Enjoy the rest of your weekend everyone! #southsea #southseaskatepark #southcoast #skatepark #rainedoff #skateboard #bmx #scooter #inline ...

#update Saturday 15th February....and that’s it. What we hoped would just be a windy day has turned into a wet day. Sadly we are closed for the rest of the day. Hopefully the Skatepark gods will bless us with a lovely half term. #southsea #southsea78 #southseavibes #southseaskatepark ...