About The Park
AIRMAN Skatepark is a public skatepark located in the Niigata Sports Park in Niigata, Japan. It opened on July 30, 2023, and is the largest skatepark in the prefecture.
It is the first full-concrete park in Niigata City, and it features three areas: street, park, and indoor. Each area has a variety of sections, making it one of the most comprehensive skateparks in the country.
The park’s theme is “A skatepark that everyone can enjoy and want to come back to.” The park is designed to be balanced, so that users of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced, can enjoy it.
The opening ceremony was attended by professional skateboarders, including Japanese national team member Ayumu Hirano. They performed stunning demonstrations, which greatly impressed the audience.
The park is open from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on weekdays, and from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays. Admission is 600 yen for adults and 200 yen for high school students and younger.
To use the park, you must first register as a user. You will then be given a wristband that you must wear each time you visit. Skateboards, protective gear, and other equipment are available for rent, so even those who don’t own their own equipment can enjoy the park.
Local skaters have been waiting for this park to be made, and it is already attracting visitors from all over the prefecture and beyond. It is sure to become a major force in the scene in the Tohoku region.
The latest information and announcements from the skatepark are available on the park’s official website and social media pages.
205 Seigoro, Chuo Ward, Niigata, 950-0933
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There are free parking lots.
Adults: 600 yen
Kids: 200 yen
Sat, Sun, Holidays ９：００～２１：００
※The reception closes at ２０：３０
About The Sections
The street area is composed of street sections such as ledges, stairs, and curves.
The sections are diverse in variety, but the overall size is modest, making them easy to use and play for beginners and intermediate skaters.
The park area is made up of a deformed bowl. It is a perfect design that has been carefully considered from the perspective of skateboarders, and it is designed to allow skaters to enjoy skateboarding without slowing down on an infinite line, which is very popular with experts.
The indoor area is an area with a roof, so you can skate even in rainy or snowy weather. It is also attractive that you can enjoy it relatively comfortably in the summer by avoiding the sun.
In more detail, the street area is designed for beginners and intermediate skaters. It has a variety of sections to practice basic skills, such as kickturns, ollies, and grinds. The sizes of the sections are also relatively small, making them easier to control.
The park area is designed for experienced skaters. It has a large bowl with a variety of slopes and curves, which allows for a wide range of tricks and lines. The design is also carefully considered to allow skaters to flow through the area without slowing down.
The indoor area is designed for year-round skating. It is a great place to skate in bad weather or to avoid the sun on a hot day.