Skateboarding in Queens

There is some cool skater culture popping up in Queens and it is worth checking out with your kids. If you have a budding skater then you may want to check these cool resources.

Maloof Money Cup

The Annual Maloof Money Cup is held in Queens every summer inside Flushing Meadows Corona Park. There is a free portion of the events as well as competition skating.
10am-6pm  Tickets $20-$30 More info here

Gear and Lessons

Belief- Astoria based skate shop Belief has a good selection of skating fashions and gear. They also offer lessons at the local Astoria skate park. Check out their site here.

Where to Skateboard in Queens
There are four skate parks in Queens: Astoria Park, Rockaway, Flushing Meadows and Forest Park each with a totally different set of features ranging from stairs with rails, banks, skate obstacles, ledges, and concrete pavements to Grindrails, quarter pipes, launch ramps, wall rides, and halfpipes.
There are some rules when skating in NYC parks and you can check out more info here.