Myrtle Beach, S.C.

17. Skating


Head to a Myrtle Beach skating rink or skate park to enjoy hours of inexpensive entertainment playing hockey, practicing tricks, riding ramps, and having fun. Whether you’re a new skater or you’ve been at it for years, Myrtle Beach offers places to skate for nearly any skill level or age. Families with older children appreciate these activities for teens, and the venues are conveniently located near the area’s hotels and resorts to keep everyone busy without spending all day in the car.

Skateboarding isn’t allowed everywhere in the city, so before you show off your best ollie in a public parking lot, seek out a skate park in Myrtle Beach. They’re well designed and give boarders a selection of obstacles to try. If you forgot your helmet or knee pads, several skate shops in the area carry all the equipment you’ll need.

If skating is more your style, the rinks in Myrtle Beach offer fun and active settings to show off your skills. Though there aren’t ice skating rinks in the city, Myrtle Beach does have roller rinks that mimic the feel of ice underfoot—without the cold! These venues host hockey games and open skate times, too. Families or couples looking for new things to do love that there is still a classic roller skating rink in Myrtle Beach. Lace up your skates (or grab a pair of roller blades) and get ready to dance the day or night away under the fantastic light show. 

When it’s time to start planning your beach vacation, check out this list of the best places to skate in Myrtle Beach:

Fun Warehouse

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One of many attractions offered at Fun Warehouse is roller skating. This skating rink in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is one of the only rinks in the area offering a classic roller disco experience. The venue is located just off the U.S. 17 Bypass near Surfside Beach, minutes from popular resorts and campgrounds. Visit this skating rink in Myrtle Beach to get your roller dance on, or brush up on your skills in the lessons they offer. These include an hour of instruction, skate rentals, and skate trainers to help learners balance. There are 18+ skating nights, complete with throwback tunes and light shows, and all-ages holiday and themed events, too.

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Matt Hughes Skateboard Park

Matt Hughes Skateboard Park

The Matt Hughes Myrtle Beach Skate Park is located behind Pepper Geddings Recreation Center in Myrtle Beach. The Park features a number of X-Games-style ramps and street obstacles, as well as two quarter-pipe ramps. New renovations to replace an existing half-pipe with a bowl are also in the works. This skate park is the only one of this caliber from as far as Wilmington, N.C. to Charleston, S.C., making it a huge draw for area boarders. Everyone is asked to follow the posted rules, including wearing a helmet. Admission is free.

Grand Park Rink

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Hockey players love this inline skating rink in Myrtle Beach. This roller rink is outdoors and doesn’t cost a dime to use. Hockey fans can watch players practice or join in a pickup game. The rink is located adjacent to the Grand Park Athletic Complex near all of the great Market Common shopping. There are also athletic fields, a playground, and a mile-long path that wraps around Grand Park Lake nearby.

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Sandy’s Down Under Skate Park

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This skate park in Myrtle Beach is located at the Ocean Lakes Family Campground. You’ll find the shaded park below the observation deck on the oceanfront. The ramps, rails, and concrete obstacles are all new and ready to welcome skaters. Parental permission and waivers are required. Skateboarders must wear protective gear and a helmet.

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