PAYNE Skate Park - Sarasota, Florida, U.S.A.

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General Information

Skatepark Name
PAYNE Skate Park
Size (square footage, no comma)
25000 square feet.
Open / Closed
Open
Lights
Yes
Free or Pay
Pay
Inside or Outside
Outside
Are Pads Required?
Yes
Riding Surface?
Concrete

Construction Info

Designer
Builder

Location

Address
Ringling Blvd. and East Ave.
Postal Code
34231
Latitude
27.33
Longitude
-82.53
City
Sarasota
Directions
I-75 south to Sarasota, exit Fruitville Rd. west, follow for a few miles, then left on 301,then left on Laurel St.The skatepark is in Payne Park.Enjoy!

Contacts

Phone Number
941-951-7588
Managment
Private
This 30,000sq. ft. outdoor concrete skatepark is separated into three sections. One section is a flow course with about every skateable radius you can think of with unlimited line choices. The course changes from 3 ft. bowled corners to 11 ft. over vert corners. A mixture of pool and steel coping throughout. There are rolling over hips as well as regular hips on every corner. Words alone really cannot describe this place. Next to the flow course is the beginner area that has smaller transitions and mellow hips to learn on. Next is the street course. Team Pain has been taking a new direction in creating street areas to emulate real street spots. There are manual pads in every direction, hubba style ledges, straight ledges, a 7 stair rail, 2 smaller rails back to back, and a granite bench on top of a small pyramid. Really simple but lots of fun. There is also an 8ft. to 4ft. backyard style pool with a deathbox, light, a love seat, and shallow end steps. The great thing about this place is that it is free. All you need to do is fill out a waiver.

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User reviews

5 reviews

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3.8
Street Rating 
 
3.5  (4)
Tranny Rating 
 
4.0  (5)
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3.8  (5)
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This park is gay as fuck
GW
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One of the Man-liest pools in Florida. You will break femur. Relaxing,easy tranny. Paradise livin'
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Very very nice flow area
A local artist just threw done some really cool concrete stain art work in flow area which is worth seeing. So make the drive for a great flow area. It's plenty big, wide open but with plenty of spots to get that speed way up. The pockets are are awesome to fly into. With the great beginner area it really keeps everyone seperated so you don't worry about wping out groms on scooters. If you love the flow definitly go you will have a blast!!!
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Updated info for 2011

In November of 2010, Sk8skool got involved with the city of Sarasota to take over operations of Payne Skate Park. Our mission is to eliminate user fees at the park through holding regular events, skate camps, after school programs, donations & corporate sponsorships. For more information on becoming a sponsor or donating to the park please visit www.sk8skool.com.

P(A)YNE Skate Park
2110 Adams Lane
Sarasota FL 34236
(941)951-7588

Hours of Operation
Monday.......3pm to 8pm (Skateboards only)
Tuesday.......3pm to 8pm
Wednesday...3pm to 8pm
Thursday......3pm to 8pm
Friday...........3pm to 10 pm
Saturday.......10am to noon Free beginner’s session for 8 and under. (unless there's a b-day party, call ahead)
Saturday........noon to 10pm
Sunday..........noon to 8pm

SUMMER SKATE CAMP 2011 $150 per week
8am to 1pm (Skateboards, rollerblades & scooters)
June 13th through 24th
July 4th through 15th
Aug 1st though 12th
After care 1pm to 5pm available
Sign up for 2 weeks or more at a rate of $250.
Weeks can be split up so save by registering early!

SKATE LESSONS
We offer lessons for ages 3 & up. Rates are $20 per 1 hr lesson, please contact our shop to schedule a lesson at 941-840-2173.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES!
Give your child a party to remember by renting the entire skate park for 2 hours.
-Have as many guests as you like.
-Bring your ipod to play your own music.
-Park attendant helps set up.
-Can use skateboards, scooters or rollerblades.
-Our park BBQ grill is available for use.
-Skate instructor available upon request (add $40)
Rates are $150 for 2 hours on Sundays from 10am to noon.
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Under New Management
THis park has kick as flow, endless lines & one of the gnarliest pools in FL. Come get SMAIR!!!!
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