is a happy place in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay
Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky
beat on wheels. The
area is is called, "Skatin' Place". It is located at 6th Avenue
and Kennedy Drive in the park. It has been officially dedicated and
recognized as the home for outdoor roller skating in the San Francisco.
have been rollin' here since the roller disco days of 1979 when it
was common to see 15,000 to 20,000 people flocking to the park to
skate on Sundays when there are no cars. The closed roads become a safe
recreational paradise for runners, walkers, skaters, cyclists and others
who were looking to escape the pressures of the fast paced city
lifestyle and enjoy themselves in a lush, green, sylvan park
environment. It was and still to this day is an absolutely wonderful
scene and a great way to spend the day in San Francisco.