Kevin Hoefler e Rayssa Leal, two names that made history in the debut of skateboarding in the Tokyo Olympic Games by winning two Silver medals for Brazil. Although it is a sport that can be practiced on the street, structures are also necessary for maneuvers. With that, we selected five places in São Paulo to practice the sport.
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Vans Skate Park São Paulo
Vans has the only public track of the Park modality in the national territory, the “Vans Skatepark São Paulo”. With 830 square meters, the track is located in the Cândido Portinari park, close to Villa-Lobos Park. Built through a partnership between the state government and the brand, in 2018, the venue has already staged the park’s world final in 2019.
Address: Avenida Queiroz Filho, 1365, Vila Hamburguesa
Hours of Operation: Temporarily closed.
Chácara do Jockey Municipal Park
With over 1,400 square meters, the Chácara do Jockey Park is the largest skate park in the city and the third largest in the country. The construction of the space was made in partnership with the São Paulo Skate Federation, resulting in a space for national and international competitions. Inaugurated in 2016, in addition to skateboarding, the space includes the practice of other sports, such as BMX and rollerblading.
Address: Av. Francisco Morato, 5257, Vila Sonia
Hours of Operation: Every day from 6am to 6pm.
Near Congonhas airport, the skate park was inaugurated two years ago with the signature of world skate champion Murilo Peres. In addition to the two thousand square meters of area and 29 obstacles for the practice of street and park sports, the place also has a bike path, multi-sport courts and gym equipment.
Address: Av. Doutor Lino de Moraes Leme
Hours of Operation: Every day from 7am to 7pm.
Mooca’s Skate Park
With advice from professional skateboarders Mailton dos Santos and Rony Gomes, the city of São Paulo inaugurated the skate park on the east side of São Paulo amidst the trees of the former club on the spot. With lots of green, the skate park has plenty of shade on the slopes.
Address: Rua Taquari, 549, Mooca
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday from 9am to 8pm. Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 6pm.
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