Take your wheels for a spin in a skatepark in Dubai
Time Out Dubai staff
Business Bay skatepark This free open-air skatepark in Business Bay attracts all levels of skateboarders. It's quite small, and all concrete, and you'll get excellent views of the Burj Khalifa. Free. Open daily 24 hours. Al Amal Street, Business Bay(no number).
The Bunker Rage Sports and SkateDXB have teamed up to host this indoor skatepark at Dubai Sports World for the summer. There are several events, including a competition on Global Go Skateboarding Day, Wednesday June 21. Dhs30 (per day), Dhs500 (season pass). Open daily 8am-1am. Until Sep 2. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.dubaisportsworld.ae.
XDubai This 3,100 sq m skatepark (pictured above) opened last year to great acclaim. There are 29 obstacles in total, which are suitable for all levels from novice all the way to pro. Set by Kite Beach it has two bowls (a mini one and a pro one). The pro bowl is the highlight of the park, being 3.2m deep with a 2.1m shallow end providing a perfect space for your kickflips and tricks. Dhs35 (per day), Dhs84 (per month). Open daily 5pm-1am. Kite Beach, www.xdubai.com.