Imperial Beach Skatepark

Imperial Beach Skatepark Bowl

Imperial Beach Skatepark is a 7,500-square-foot outdoor concrete skatepark in the South Bay San Diego County town of Imperial Beach, California. The public skatepark features a street plaza and a mini-bowl with extensions and a small clamshell.


LocationImperial Beach, California
Address425 Imperial Beach Boulevard
Imperial Beach, CA 91932
Coordinates32.575929, -117.123409
FeaturesMini bowl, street plaza
Size7,500 square feet
Riding AllowedSkateboards, scooters, skates, BMX
Hours8 am to dusk
Phone(619) 423-8285
Design/BuildGrindline Skateparks

Imperial Beach Skatepark Overview

Imperial Beach Skatepark

Imperial Beach Skatepark is located in Imperial Beach Sports Park, just off of Imperial Beach Boulevard, about half a mile from the Pacific Ocean. There used to ramp inside the Sports Park building, but eventually, those were put outside and then dismantled.

The skatepark was designed and built by Grindline Skateparks and opened in 2010. After it opened, the city built a fence around the skatepark due to complaints that skaters were breaking the rules and entering the park outside of designated hours — surprise, surprise.

The highlight of the park is a fun 3-foot-high mini-bowl that has extensions and a clamshell at one end. It can be a little tricky to build up speed, but it’s still a fun little bowl. Dropping in on the extensions or rolling in helps with the speed.

The street section is relatively small and is bookended by quarterpipes and banks, with two sets of stairs with handrails and a hubba. There are also benches, ledges and a small Euro gap.

There’s also a classic mini ramp halfpipe with a wood or masonite type top layer, but it looked in pretty rough shape when I was there.

Imperial Beach Skatepark

Here’s a video of some guys skating Imperial Beach Skatepark (they didn’t seem to have problems getting speed):

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